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Become a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in being a volunteer with Minneapolis Public Schools! 


In order to become a volunteer at MPS, you must complete all of the following

1. Complete an online application. Open applications can be found below, please apply under the appropriate category. 

2. Attend an orientation. You must attend an orientation in order to be placed as a volunteer. Some volunteer/family liaisons offer orientation on site. If you know your volunteer placement, check with your school contact about orientation.

3. Some volunteer positions require you to complete a criminal background check. You will be notified if this is required.

Community Member

If you are interested in volunteering with Minneapolis Public Schools, but are not a parent or guardian of a current MPS student, please complete our Community Member application.


If you are a parent or guardian of a current MPS student, please complete our Parent/Guardian volunteer application.

High School Student (under 18)

If you are a high school student (under 18) outside of Minneapolis Public Schools that would like to volunteer in MPS, you will need signed parent/guardian permission before volunteering. 

Student Teachers

If you are completing required hours for a teacher licensure program (practicum, field experience, or student teaching) please refer to the Student Teaching Website