BSV SCREENING POLICIES
FOR COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS
General Screening Requirements
|Be 16 years of age (by first day of volunteering)||Complete a Minor Permission Form, signed by Parent or Guardian|
|Present a government-issued photo ID||Typically done at new volunteer orientation|
|Have no record of sexual offenses||BSV checks your name against a National Online Registry of Sex Offenders|
|Attend BSV’s new Volunteer Orientation and Equity Training (3 hours)||
For New Volunteers: Complete both before finalizing placement
For Returning Volunteers: Complete equity training within first 2 months of the school year
Additional Screening Requirements for Specific Placements ONLY
|Condition||Additional Screening Requirements|
|…for those volunteering outside the supervision of a certificated teacher (exs: afterschool programs, elementary libraries)||
|…for those volunteering in a BUSD pre-school/CDC||
|…for those volunteering more than 3 days a week (or more than 90 days in a year)||
Where Do I Go for Vaccinations?
Most primary care physicians’ offices will be able to take care of the required vaccinations for you.
Free or Low-cost Vaccinations
Free Flu Shots & TB Tests The Berkeley Free Clinic offers free TB tests and flu shots, usually by appointment.
Call (510) 548-2570 for hours and details.
The Free Clinic is near the Cal campus, at 2339 Durant Avenue. They are also online at berkeleyfreeclinic.org. Sliding Scale TB Tests, Free Flu Shots + Immunizations
The Berkeley Department of Health and Human Services offers sliding scale (based on income) TB tests, free flu vaccinations and $26 vaccinations (including MMR and Tdap).
Call ahead for days/hours: (510) 981-5350. They are located at 830 University (cross street: 6th).
You can get flu shots, TB, and other immunizations at Cal’s Tang Center. Appointments are needed for all vaccines.
Schedule online: etang.berkeley.edu or call (510)643-7177.
There is usually a fee associated with vaccines.