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Volunteer Policy 440.00
Johnson County Community College
Series: 400 Personnel
Section: Volunteer Policy

Applicability: This Policy applies to all Johnson County Community College (“JCCC” or the “College”) Volunteers, as defined herein, and all College employees intending to utilize Volunteers to perform services for the College.

Purpose: The purpose of this Policy is to set out requirements for JCCC Volunteers.


“Volunteer” means an individual who performs services in support of the College’s mission without expectation or receipt of compensation, benefits, or consideration for the services provided.


The College recognizes the importance of Volunteers, and the Board of Trustees authorizes Volunteers to serve at the College in accordance with this Policy and applicable laws and regulations.

Volunteers must be assigned to and serve under the supervision of a College employee. Volunteers are subject to applicable College policies and procedures governing the conduct of personnel, including but not limited to Employee Discrimination, Harassment or Retaliation Policy 420.00, Substance Abuse and Alcohol Policy 424.03, and Conflict of Interest Policy 431.00. A Volunteer’s services may be discontinued by the College at any time, for any reason.

I. Limitations on Volunteers

College employees may not perform volunteer services for the College that are identical or similar to their duties as an employee.

Individuals under the age of 18 may not perform volunteer services for the College without the permission of a parent or guardian, and direct supervision by a parent or guardian may be required by the College unless through a JCCC course or activity.

II. Background Checks on Volunteers

Volunteers may be required to undergo a background check. Volunteers who will be driving College vehicles or transporting themselves or others on behalf of the College may be required to undergo annual driver’s license and motor vehicle record verification.

Date of Adoption: 09/25/2014
Revised: 07/20/2023