Volunteer

VOLUNTEER CLEARANCE PROCEDURES

FAIRVIEW SCHOOL DISTRICT

Per Pennsylvania State law, clearances listed below must be submitted before volunteering within a school district.  Clearances are valid for 5 years and often those obtained previously for employment/volunteer purposes are accepted.  


E-mail or deliver all Clearance Certificates to

FSD Central Administration Office Secretary

volunteer@fairviewschools.org or call 814-474-3170

     1.    PA CRIMINAL HISTORY CLEARANCE (Act 34) (FREE OF CHARGE)

 2.    CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE (Act 151): (FREE OF CHARGE)


     3.    FBI FEDERAL CRIMINAL HISTORY – FINGERPRINT OR FSD Affidavit (Act 114):

                     (No Cost for Affidavit / $21.35 for FBI Fingerprint)


  • For 10 year consecutive residents of PA, you may complete this FSD Affidavit for Volunteer Service.  This document must be notarized by a Notary Public certified in the State of Pennsylvania.  A notary is available in the Fairview High School office from 7:00am-3:00pm M-F.  Please call 814-474-3135 if you would like to schedule an appointment. Document must be signed in the presence of the Notary.

The above clearances are for those volunteering to assist with school events and programs including holiday parties, field trips, etc.  Volunteers serving on a weekly basis must complete the clearances above and Child Abuse Reporting Training below.  School staff will advise if the additional Act 126 training is required.  


CHILD ABUSE REPORTING TRAINING (Act 126):  (FREE OF CHARGE)

  • For those planning to volunteer on a regular basis, the Child Abuse Reporting Training is required.  This is a 4 hour online training that can be done at your own pace in the comfort of your own home.  Please call the Central Administration Office Secretary (814‐474‐3170) or email volunteer@fairviewschools.org to schedule this training.  

Please be advised it can take up to 3-4 weeks to receive results for all clearances.


Updated 2/5/2018


 

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