2016 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education Generally
Chapter 22 - Arkansas Registered Volunteers Program Act
§ 6-22-104. Optional program -- Requirements
(a) Each local school district may develop a registered volunteers program and may accept the services of volunteers who qualify under the program to assist in extracurricular and interscholastic activities that are sponsored by the district.
(b) A school district that develops a registered volunteers program as set forth in this chapter shall:
(1) Take actions as are necessary to develop meaningful opportunities for qualified volunteers to assist in extracurricular activities and interscholastic activities;
(2) Take actions as are necessary to ensure that qualified volunteers have written job descriptions that define their duties and responsibilities;
(3) Provide for the recognition of qualified volunteers who have offered exceptional service to the school district; and
(4) Provide support for the volunteer program established under the State and Local Government Volunteers Act, § 21-13-101 et seq.
(c) A registered volunteer in an athletic program for grades seven through twelve (7-12) shall meet the requirements adopted by the Arkansas Activities Association through the Coach Education Program of the National Federation of State High School Associations.
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