Useful Links and Resources for JC Parents

Last Updated: 11/30/2021 1:20 PM

JCSS Resources

School Websites

GHSA Physical Examination From 

Health and Safety

Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities

Everyday Health

Supplemental Student Accident Insurance 

Academic Support and Homework Help

Georgia Department of Education

Get Georgia Reading at Home

Helping Your Young Child Become a Reader

Math.com

Fact Monster

Info Please: Homework Help

Khan Academy

Quizlet

Quiz Hub

Reference Desk: Homework Helper 

Scholastic: Home Base 

Students with Special Needs

My Child's Special Needs 

Through Your Child's Eyes

Understood

Parenting Resources 

Georgia PTA

Child Development Institute

The Parents' Zone

The Parents' Zone at Internet 4 Classrooms

Left Handed Children

College & Career

Central GA Technical College

Big Future: College Planning

Community Resources

Jones County Family Connection

Jones County News

 

JCSS Volunteer Training 

PARTICIPANTS 

Anyone serving in the capacity of “volunteer” defined as “A person who voluntarily assists in a school willingly and without pay.” 

 

COMPONENTS OF TRAINING 

Volunteer candidates must complete the required forms: 

Volunteer Safety Information Form 

Background Check Release Form 

Training Verification Form 

* Training must include mandated reporter training.  The five required components of mandated reporter training include: 

Physical abuse 

Sexual abuse 

Emotional abuse 

Neglect  

Human trafficking

 

Required background checks include: 

GBI background check 

PSC certificate check 

 

FREQUENCY 

Volunteers must complete the full volunteer training prior to working in any volunteer capacity.  Training and background/certification checks must be completed every year.  Training is valid for one year from the date of training.  

LOCATION OF VOLUNTEER TRAINING***

Volunteer candidates may attend any of the Jones County School System school training opportunities.   

APPROVED VOLUNTEERS LIST 

Volunteer candidates will be added to the Approved Volunteers list by the Human Resources (HR) Department after receiving required paperwork and clear background and certificate checks.  HR will send updated Approved Volunteers lists to school principals regularly throughout the school year. Principals will share the Approved Volunteers list with school Family Engagement Coordinators (FECs).  Volunteer candidates whose names do not appear on the Approved Volunteers list should contact HR to inquire as to the reason.  

***Due to COVID-19 protocols, JCSS volunteer opportunities are limited and training is held virtually on an as-needed basis as directed by administration.