Volunteer Q & A

BEFORE THE SCHOOL DAY

  • What if I am coming into the classroom before school to confer with a teacher/staff member? I will need Raptor Clearance.
  • What if I am coming into the classroom before school to work with students but will not be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” since the teacher will be present in the venue where I am working with students? I will need Raptor Clearance and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming into the classroom before school to work with students and will be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” since the teacher will not be present in the venue where I am working with students? I will need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.

DURING THE SCHOOL DAY

  • What if I am coming into the classroom to be a guest reader (no more than three times in a school year)? I will need Raptor Clearance and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming into the classroom to be a guest speaker (no more than three times in a school year)? I will need Raptor Clearance and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming into the classroom to be a guest speaker (no more than three times in a school year) and as a part of the experience will follow-up with a small group activity with the teacher responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students?” I will need Raptor Clearance and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming into the classroom to work with students in a classroom activity with the teacher responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students?” I will need Raptor Clearance and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming into the school to assist in the school library, gym, or similar instructional space? I will need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming into the school to assist in the cafeteria? I will need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming into the school to attend an assembly program and will be a member of the audience? I may need Raptor Clearance or security measures will be in place.
  • What if I am coming into the school to meet with parents or staff for school or home and school business? I will need Raptor Clearance.
  • What if I am coming to an outdoor school-wide event (e.g. Field Day) to view the event? I will not need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, or a signed District Disclosure Form.
  • What if I am coming to a school-wide event (e.g. Field Day) to work the event and will be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” since the teacher will not be present in the venue where I am working with students? I will need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to a school-wide event (e.g. Field Day) to work the event and will not be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” since the teacher will be present in the venue where I am working with students? I will need Raptor Clearance and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to school during the school day to serve as a chaperone on a school-sponsored field trip and I will be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” while on the trip? I will need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to school to distribute treats (no more than three times in the school year)? I will need Raptor Clearance and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to school for a series of interactions/meetings (four or more in a school year) with students? I will need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.

BEYOND THE SCHOOL DAY
 

  • What if I am coming into the school after the school day, in the evening, or on the weekend and will be working an event, and I will be in a location where I will be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” at the event? I will not need Raptor Clearance; however, I will need Volunteer Certifications and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming into the school after the school day, in the evening, or on the weekend and will be working an event, and will be in a location where I will not be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” at the event? I will not need Raptor Clearance; however, I will need a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to an after school, evening, or weekend school-sponsored event and will be either a member of the audience and/or a participant in the event? I will not need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, or a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to an evening or weekend school-sponsored event, will be working the event, and I will be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” at the event? I will not need Raptor Clearance; however, I will need Volunteer Certifications and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to an after school, evening, or weekend school-sponsored event where the students will be under the supervision of their parents? I will not need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, or a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am attending an evening sports-related event as either a member of the audience and/or a participant in the event? I will not need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, or a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am attending an evening or weekend sports-related event and will be working the event, and I will be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” at the event? I will not need Raptor Clearance; however, I will need Volunteer Certifications and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to an after school, evening, or weekend school-sponsored sports-related event and will be working the event at which the students will be under the supervision of their parents? I will not need Raptor Clearance, Volunteer Certifications, or a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to school after school hours to serve as a chaperone on a school-sponsored field trip and I will be responsible for the “care, supervision, guidance or control of students” while on the trip? I will not need Raptor Clearance; however, I will need Volunteer Certifications and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.
  • What if I am coming to school in the evening or on the weekend to serve as a test proctor? I will not need Raptor Clearance; however, I will need Volunteer Certifications and a signed District Disclosure Form on file in the school’s main office.