We appreciate your interest in volunteering in the Lower Merion School District. Volunteers play a vital role in supporting our students, staff and programs. We greatly value our volunteers' assistance in fulfilling our District mission and strategic plan. Simply complete and submit a volunteer application. Once your application is approved, you will receive instructions on next steps.Please use a laptop or desktop computer to fill out your application and upload documents. Using a tablet or mobile device may result in an incomplete application.
It is very important that the information you enter on the application matches your government issued identification card including your full legal name. It is important that you provide a valid email address so you can be notified as to the status of your application and for future communication. If you are unable to provide an email address, you will have to bring your clearance documents into the District Administration Building in person on Tuesdays between 8:30 a.m. and noon or Thursdays between 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. All information collected on the application will remain confidential and not be shared outside the volunteer program.
If you are a new volunteer, please have all of your clearances ready to upload prior to beginning the application process.
Also, please use Safari or Explorer as your web browser to access the application. Using Chrome may result in your documents not uploading properly.
NOTE: If you are renewing your Raptor application, when you apply, you must do so as a NEW VOLUNTEER and upload NEW CLEARANCE DOCUMENTS. Do NOT check "clearances already on file."
If you have any questions about the application, please contact the Office of School and Community Relations at 610-645-1977. Thank you,
Amy BuckmanDir. School and Community Relations
When uploading your PA Criminal clearance, please do NOT upload your Record Details Request page, or your receipt. Please be sure to upload the actual certificate which can be found by clicking the Certification Form ( in blue) in the middle of the Record Check Details page.
By providing your signature, you are affirming that you have have read, understand and agree to comply with each of the following policies.
To read the policies below, right click the following link and open in a new tab, failure to open in a new tab will result in the application resetting: https://www.lmsd.org/uploaded/documents/Community/Volunteers/Volunteer_Policies.pdf
-District Policy 246 Prohibited Harassment by and of Students
-246 Admin Regs - Prohibited Harassment by and of Students
-District Policy 806 Child-Student Abuse
-806 Admin Regs - Child-Student Abuse
-District Policy 908 Volunteers
-908 Admin Regs - Volunteers
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 call the Office of School and Community Relations at 610-645-1977.