All volunteers and community partners must complete the online HCPS Volunteer Application each school year.
Volunteers interested in engaging for the 2021-2022 school year must wait for the release of the application for the next academic school year. The current application will not be valid for next year.
Level 1 (National SOP, National, State and Local background check): ALL volunteers and community partners must be under District employee supervision (sight or hearing). Group exposure, general, office workers, teacher assistants, community speakers, media center assistance, one-on-one supervised interaction with students, supervised tutors/on-site mentors, daytime field trip chaperones. Exceptions: GATI and African American Teach-In guest speakers/presenters.
Band/Music Class Volunteers Requiring Level 2 status, must select "Mentor or Tutor, Fingerprinting Required" on the volunteer application.
Level 2 (Fingerprinting): Any volunteer that has one-on-one unsupervised interaction with students. Overnight Chaperones and any other occasion where the volunteer has limited supervision including some tutoring/mentoring programs (call for additional guidance). Fingerprinting is required for all Level 2 Volunteers; allow at least two weeks for fingerprinting processing. Prior to proceeding with fingerprinting, volunteers must be determined Level 1 Eligible.
Volunteer will receive an email notification regarding Level 1 eligibility status and next steps for Level 2-Fingerprinting (if applicable).
Level 2 Fingerprinting is good for 3 years. Level 2 volunteers must complete the online HCPS Volunteer Application each school year.
An appropriate chaperone to accompany students on a field trip should be a responsible adult, 21 years of age or older (exception: a parent or legal guardian under 21 years of age may also chaperone) and be known to the teacher and/or other school personnel.
Before making any decision to appoint or employ a volunteer, the district/school is required to conduct a National Sexual Predator and Sexual Offender search (Florida Statute 943.04351). ALL sites and volunteers must allow for application review time and volunteer status to be determined prior to any volunteer activity.
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