Current students who provide service in connection with a CSUSM academic course or program must go through the Career Center.
Current students receiving academic credit through outside institutions may be considered volunteers.
When welcoming a volunteer, campus departments have the responsibility to instruct volunteers on safety practices, volunteer assignments, appropriate reporting structure, and scope of services and injury reporting requirements.
Volunteers, while not paid, must have the necessary training and/or supervision to safely carry out the volunteer work and depending on the particular function to be performed, must meet the approved license/certification and CSU requirements prior to beginning the appointment. Each department is responsible for recruiting their volunteers and following internal department procedures.
The department will initiate the Volunteer Appointment Form in AdobeSign and complete section I, which contains:
CSUSM conducts background checks and/or LiveScans for employees and volunteers who:
It is recommended to initiate the Volunteer Appointment Form at least 7-10 business days prior to the start of the appointment to provide time for the background check or LiveScan to clear.
For questions regarding the volunteer forms or process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (760) 750-4412 or firstname.lastname@example.org.