We appreciate your interest to serve the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Volunteer Program.
STOP: If you are a member of a community group volunteering with CMSD. Do not register through this portal. Contact your group's main contact or CMSD's Volunteer Manager (216)838.0337/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Before completing this registration form you must:
You can begin by completing and submitting this volunteer application. Once you receive your email of approval 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. It is essential that you provide a valid email address so you can be notified as to the status of your application and for future communication. All information collected on the application will remain confidential and not be shared outside the volunteer program.
Please remember that all volunteers must complete the following steps before serving with CMSD:
If you have any questions about the application, please request to speak with the Manager of Volunteers at 216.838.3223.
Judith Lozada, Manager of Volunteers and Special Projects
The Following documents are required by the state to authorize clearance within this school district
I agree to abide by all relevant Board policies and administrative guidelines while on duty for the District (including, but not limited to, the volunteer's obligation to keep confidential and not release or permit access to any and all student personally identifiable information to which s/he is exposed except as authorized by law).
I understand that, although I am covered under the District's liability insurance policy, I am not covered by its health insurance policy nor am I eligible for workers' compensation. Should I become ill or suffer an accident while doing volunteer work for the District, I agree that I shall be responsible for any and all hospital and medical charges that may accrue.
I understand further that, as a volunteer, I am not in any manner considered an employee of the District or entitled to any benefits provided to employees. I further release the Board of Education from any and all liability for any damages, whatever their nature, which may result as a consequence of my volunteer services.
All volunteers need to display appropriate behavior at all times. All volunteers who work or apply to work unsupervised with children will be required to provide a set of fingerprints so that a criminal records check can be conducted.
DUTY TO MAINTAIN CONFIDENTIALITY OF
STUDENT RECORDS AND INFORMATION
The District is committed to maintaining the security and confidentiality of all student records and/or student personally identifiable information. As an approved volunteer in the District, you may have access to student records and/or student personally identifiable information that must be maintained as confidential and not released and/or permitted access to except as authorized by Board policy and law. Violations of this duty may result in a reassignment and/or restriction of your volunteer responsibilities by the building principal or designee.
Volunteers must comply with the following:
All volunteer functions (jobs) are assigned a clearance level indicated on the CMSD's Volunteer webpage located on the first bullet point (https://www.clevelandmetroschools.org/Page/537).
All volunteers are required to complete a security check, by completing the information below you allow Cleveland Metropolitan School District to complete this check. The information below is only used to complete the security check.
By signing below, you acknowledge that you have read and understood, and agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth above.
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.