Volunteers

Volunteers

We appreciate and depend on our volunteers. If you would like to volunteer in your child’s class or in other capacities, please contact the School Principal or School Secretary for more information. The District’s volunteer policy and important information regarding volunteering in the district, including clearance requirements, are provided below.  

Volunteers for the WASD are required to obtain and return paperwork pertaining to clearances and Tuberculosis (TB) testing. Please work with the school office to obtain and provide the relevant information as per WASD policy. The following links provide information and documents.

Volunteers and Clearances Memo

Defining "Short Term" and "Long Term" Volunteers and requirements for Administrators/Supervisors.

Download Volunteers and Clearances Memo

WASD Board Volunteer Policy #916

Board Policy regarding WASD Community Volunteers, adopted 6/2/15, revised 9/1/15.

Download WASD Board Volunteer Policy #916

Volunteer Policy Receipt

Volunteer to print, sign, and return to Building Principal/Program Supervisor with other required documents.

Download Volunteer Policy Receipt

 

MANDATORY VOLUNTEER CLEARANCES

Please download applications and instructions to obtain the following three clearances. These must be provided to building principal/program supervisor with other required documents. NOTE: Returning volunteers who have previously had TB testing do not need to be retested. Clearances for returning volunteers are valid for five years from the date of issue. New volunteer clearances must be within one year. Please reference the Volunteer Policy and Memo documents above for information, or contact your school office.

Obtaining Volunteer Clearances

Please refer to these instructions for Obtaining Volunteer Clearances. Once you have obtained the clearance documents, please provide them to your school office.

Download Obtaining Volunteer Clearances

Act 153 Volunteer Affidavit

This replaces the Act 114 FBI Background Check for volunteers who have resided continuously in Pennsylvania for ten years or more.

Download Act 153 Volunteer Affidavit

REIMBURSEMENT FOR VOLUNTEER CLEARANCES

Clearance Reimbursement for Volunteers

Volunteers who qualify for reimbursement of the FBI Clearance fee should complete this document and return it to building principal/program supervisor. The administrator will authorize and forward the paperwork to the Human Resources Office.

Download Clearance Reimbursement for Volunteers

Clearance Reimbursement for Odyssey of the Mind Coach

Odyssey of the Mind coaches and assistant coaches for WASD teams requesting reimbursement of the FBI Clearance fee should complete this document and return it to building principal/program supervisor. The administrator will authorize and forward the paperwork to the Human Resources Office.

Download Clearance Reimbursement for Odyssey of the Mind Coach