FOR COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS

General Screening Requirements (for new volunteers only)

Requirement Details
Be 16 years of age (by first day of volunteering) Complete a Minor Permission Form, signed by Parent or Guardian
Complete Live Scan Fingerprinting with DOJ/FBI background check Use BSV’s Live Scan Form
Provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Inclusive of 2 week waiting period
Not applicable for distance learning volunteers
Medical and religious exemptions honored
Have no record of sexual offenses BSV checks your name against a National Online Registry of Sex Offenders
Attend BSV’s New Volunteer Orientation Virtual training over Zoom
Returning and new volunteers are also required to complete “Community Cultural Wealth and Asset-Based Thinking” training in October (after placement)
Able to volunteer at least one hour per week and commit to the end of the school year Not inclusive of travel time

 

Additional Screening Requirements for Specific Placements ONLY

Condition Additional Screening Requirements
…for those volunteering in a BUSD preschool/CDC
  • Negative Tuberculosis Test (or Risk Assessment) – from past 60 days; valid for 4 years
  • Documentation of Vaccinations for Influenza, dTap, and MMR
…for volunteers with “frequent or prolonged contact with pupils” (e.g. volunteers where cumulative face-to-face time with students exceeds 8 hours)
  • Negative Tuberculosis Test (or Risk Assessment) – from past 60 days; valid for 4 years