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Columbia County Schools Volunteer Application

We appreciate your interest in volunteering for the Columbia County School District. In order to become registered in our system, simply complete and submit a volunteer application. Once you are approved, you will receive instructions on next steps.

It is very important that the information you enter on the application matches your government issued identification card including your full legal name. In order for you to be notified as to your application status as well as all future communication, you must provide a valid email address.

If you do not have an email address, you will be provided a standard volunteer email address used by all other volunteers. (Not having a personal email account will prevent you from being able to communicate via the volunteer portal.) This email address will be provided in the next section. We do recommend you use your personal email account. 

All information collected on the application will remain confidential and not be shared outside the volunteer program.

If you have any questions about the application, please request to speak with a volunteer representative.

Thank you,
District Volunteer Coordinator

Dianna Swisher

swisherd@columbiak12.com

Personal Information

Personal Information

Phone number is required
Please note: An email will be sent to the email address entered to inform you of the status of your application. If you do not have access to email, please enter volunteer@columbiak12.com and a district administrator will call you regarding the status. Your email address will remain private.
School Preferences

Please select the schools at which you wish to volunteer

Functions

Please select the functions from the list below (select all that apply)

Organizations

Please select the organization(s) on behalf of which you are volunteering (if not applicable, select "None")

Disclaimer

Please read the disclaimer below and provide your signature

Prohibition from Volunteer Service

 

  1. A.      Category One - Felony sexual-related crimes, lewd and lascivious crimes, felony child

    abuse crimes, other crimes involving moral turpitude and, for instructional personnel, crimes listed in F.S. 1012.315

     

    The  District will not consider an applicant who has been convicted of a Category One offense.

     

  1. B.      Category Two - Felony crimes of violence and felony sale or other involvement in the distribution of controlled substances.

     

    The District will not approve the applicant if the conviction for a Category Two offense was within the last ten (10) years.

     

  1. C.       Category Three -  Other felony crimes (not included in category one or two above); misdemeanor crimes of a sexual nature (not involving children); and misdemeanor crimes related to children.

     

    The district will not approve the applicant if the applicant if the conviction for category Three offense was within the last three (3) years.

    Consideration for Volunteer Applicants with Criminal Backgrounds

     

    If an applicant has been convicted of crime but is no longer prohibited from addition to the volunteer lost pursuant to the above guidelines, the Superintendent or designee will carefully review the application and consider the conviction(s) and any other relevant factors before determining whether the applicant will be considered for the volunteer list.

     

    Relevant factors include, but are not limited to:  

     

  1. Severity of the offense(s);
  2. Multiple convictions;
  3. Disclosure of offense;
  4. Whether the offense was an isolated or repeated violation;
  5. Amount of time that has passed since the most recent conviction;
  6. Circumstances under which the offense(s) occurred;
  7. Age of the applicant when the crime was committed;
  8. Evidence of rehabilitation;
  9. Compliance with conditions of probation/parole.


By signing your name you agree to all the above statements. Use the mouse or touch screen to sign.
Done

Thank You

Your volunteer application has been successfully submitted and will be reviewed per the district’s volunteer policy. In the near future, you will be notified as to your volunteer status. If you have any questions, please request to speak with a volunteer representative.