Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a City of Torrance volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Name and address

Assignment Preference

Please select the class your child is enrolled in as your Assignment Preference. If you do not know the name of the class you can select "Classroom Assistant - Early Childhood Education (any site)".

Demographic Information

You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.

Emergency Contact Information

Please provide information for the person we should contact in case of emergency:

Conviction disclosure

Your application is subject to a complete background review including a review of all criminal convictions. A conviction does not immediately disqualify an applicant from serving as a City of Torrance Volunteer; consideration will be given to the length of time that has elapsed, the severity of the offense, and the relationship of the offense to the position the applicant is applying for. Applicants that intentionally withhold conviction information will be disqualified from service as a City of Torrance volunteer. Use the space provided below to disclose any convictions, including misdemeanors, and the date of the conviction.

Student Information

Please enter the name of the student(s) that you are responsible for in the classroom.

Authorization and Waivers:

Reference Verification and Background Check: I authorize refrence and employment verification for specific positions that I have volunteered to perform. I authorize fingerprinting and criminal background checks and Department of Motor Vehicle checks as necessary for specific positions.

Photo Release: I give the City of Torrance, free of any compensation, unlimited permission to use, publish and republish, in any media now in existence and that may later be developed, for any lawful purpose as it may determine, information and reproduction of my likeness to any aspect of my volunteer service for the City. I hereby waive my right to first review the use of my likeness before any use or publication.

Truth of Disclosure: I declare under penalty of perjury that all statements and answers provided on this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Furthermore, I understand that false, misleading, or incomplete information shall be cause for disqualification.