Thank you for your interest in the Monroe County School District.
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. All information collected on the application will remain confidential.
If you are submitting a vendor application, please select Contractor/Vendor under Administration on step 3.
If you have any questions about the application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 305-293-1400 ext. 53329 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Monroe County School District
Thank you for your interest in the Monroe County School District. Along with the application, additional documents will be required for vendors and some volunteers.
Volunteers needing fingerprints (Level 2) - Out of County Travel, Field Trip Overnight, Athletic Volunteers and/or Driver- Volunteer and Employee Criminal History Check (VECHS) Applicant Waiver Agreement and Statement - attach to your application (Document located on KeysSchools.com Community - Volunteer page)
Volunteers who will be driving students or Monroe County School District Vehicles:- DMV Background Check Authorization - attach to your application (Document located on KeysSchools.com Community - Volunteer page)- Copy of your current Driver's License - attach to your application
Vendors- Official government photo identification such as a Driver's License - attach to your application- Social Security Card - bring to the Human Resources Department during your appointment to be fingerprinted- Permanent Resident Card or Resident Alien Card (if not a US Citizen) - bring to the Human Resources Department during your appointment to be fingerprinted
ELIGIBILITY STATEMENT VOLUNTEERS
Below aligns with MCSD Policy 9200- Volunteers.
All applicants seeking approval to volunteer alone with students on campus, field trips, sporting events or any overnight trips, are subject to a criminal history background check or level 2 screening. In Florida, the entire arrest record (whether as a juvenile or adult) is revealed to school districts, including sealed and/or expunged records and military court proceedings. An applicant whose background check reveals prior criminal arrests or convictions may or may not be disqualified to serve as a volunteer with the Monroe County School District.
Applicants will be screened for offenses committed as a juvenile or adult, in Florida or out-of-state, for which the applicant was arrested for and awaiting final disposition of, found guilty of (regardless of adjudication), entered a plea of nolo contendere (‘no contest’) or guilty, or entered a pre-trial diversion program, drug court, or an equivalent deferred prosecution program. Note: DUI and reckless driving are criminal offenses.
When criminal charges appear in an applicant’s background, the District will evaluate the applicant for volunteer eligibility on a case-by-case basis. The district may require specific documents to best clarify any record(s). The applicant has the burden of providing court documents and providing a written, personal statement explaining all circumstances surrounding any criminal incident. The District reserves the right to reject any applicant from serving as a volunteer based on their specific criminal history.
The criminal offenses listed below will render applicants ineligible for volunteering with the Monroe County School District. Determinations are based upon the commission of certain disqualifying criminal offenses consistent with Florida Statutes governing employment and/or established district policies and guidelines. You are ineligible to serve as a volunteer if you have been convicted of any of the following felony offenses, regardless of when it was committed:
• Section 393.135, relating to sexual misconduct with certain developmentally disabled clients and reporting of such sexual misconduct. • Section 394.4593, relating to sexual misconduct with certain mental health patients and reporting of such sexual misconduct.
• Section 415.111, relating to adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation of aged persons or disabled adults.
• Section 782.04, relating to murder.
• Section 782.07, relating to manslaughter, aggravated manslaughter of an elderly person or disabled adult, aggravated manslaughter of a child, or aggravated manslaughter of an officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, or a paramedic.
• Section 784.021, relating to aggravated assault.
• Section 784.045, relating to aggravated battery.
• Section 784.075, relating to battery on a detention or commitment facility staff member or a juvenile probation officer.
• Section 787.01, relating to kidnapping.
• Section 787.02, relating to false imprisonment.
• Section 787.025, relating to luring or enticing a child.
• Section 787.04(2), relating to leading, taking, enticing, or removing a minor beyond the state limits, or concealing the location of a minor, with criminal intent pending custody proceedings.
• Section 787.04(3), relating to leading, taking, enticing, or removing a minor beyond the state limits, or concealing the location of a minor, with criminal intent pending dependency proceedings or proceedings concerning alleged abuse or neglect of a minor.
• Section 790.115(1), relating to exhibiting firearms or weapons at a school-sponsored event, on school property, or within 1,000 feet of a school.
• Section 790.115(2)(b), relating to possessing an electric weapon or device, destructive device, or other weapon at a school-sponsored event or on school property.
• Section 794.011, relating to sexual battery.
• Former s. 794.041, relating to sexual activity with or solicitation of a child by a person in familial or custodial authority.
• Section 794.05, relating to unlawful sexual activity with certain minors.
• Section 794.08, relating to female genital mutilation.
• Chapter 796, relating to prostitution.
• Chapter 800, relating to lewdness and indecent exposure.
• Section 800.101, relating to offenses against students by authority figures.
• Section 806.01, relating to arson.
• Section 810.14, relating to voyeurism.
• Section 810.145, relating to video voyeurism.
• Section 812.014(6), relating to coordinating the commission of theft in excess of $3,000.
• Section 812.0145, relating to theft from persons 65 years of age or older.
• Section 812.019, relating to dealing in stolen property.
• Section 812.13, relating to robbery.
• Section 812.131, relating to robbery by sudden snatching.
• Section 812.133, relating to carjacking.
• Section 812.135, relating to home-invasion robbery.
• Section 817.563, relating to fraudulent sale of controlled substances.
• Section 825.102, relating to abuse, aggravated abuse, or neglect of an elderly person or disabled adult.
• Section 825.103, relating to exploitation of an elderly person or disabled adult.
• Section 825.1025, relating to lewd or lascivious offenses committed upon or in the presence of an elderly person or disabled person.
• Section 826.04, relating to incest.
• Section 827.03, relating to child abuse, aggravated child abuse, or neglect of a child.
• Section 827.04, relating to contributing to the delinquency or dependency of a child.
• Section 827.071, relating to sexual performance by a child.
• Section 843.01, relating to resisting arrest with violence.
• Chapter 847, relating to obscenity.
• Section 874.05, relating to causing, encouraging, soliciting, or recruiting another to join a criminal street gang.
• Chapter 893, relating to drug abuse prevention and control, if the offense was a felony of the second degree or greater severity.
• Section 916.1075, relating to sexual misconduct with certain forensic clients and reporting of such sexual misconduct.
• Section 944.47, relating to introduction, removal, or possession of contraband at a correctional facility.
• Section 985.701, relating to sexual misconduct in juvenile justice programs.
• Section 985.711, relating to introduction, removal, or possession of contraband at a juvenile detention facility or commitment program.
Will not be eligible to volunteer for the Monroe County School District - Any misdemeanor offense prohibited under any of the following statutes:
• Section 784.03, relating to battery, if the victim of the offense was a minor.
May be considered by the school principal:
• If Offense is More Than Five Years Old:
o Drug or Paraphernalia Possession (3rd Degree Felony or Less)
o Resisting Officer without Violence
• Misdemeanor Offenses Not Listed Above
• Felony Offenses Not Listed Above (where all sentences, including probation, have been fully and successfully completed at least 7 years prior to the application.
The above publication is based on Florida Statute, district policy and/or district guidelines and does not necessarily constitute a complete list of all criminal offenses or circumstances affecting a decision to approve a Volunteer
Volunteers: : I understand that I am offering my services to the Monroe County School Board without compensation.
Volunteers and Vendors: I certify that all information given on this application is true and complete. Misrepresentations, omissions, or incorrect statement of facts called for in this application is cause for immediate dismissal of me as a volunteer/vendor/business partner/mentor/intern. I agree, if I am a volunteer/business partner/mentor/intern, to abide by all school board rules, regulations, and policies, either published or in effect by usage and all rules, regulations, and laws of the State of Florida as may be required by Florida Statutes and the School Board of Monroe County.
In order for the Monroe County School Board to complete the processing of applications it is our policy to have a routine local and state background check conducted, including the use of fingerprint checks through the FDOE/FDLE system for Level 2 clearance of the background check will remain confidential, and will be considered the property of the Monroe County School Board. In relation to my application, I understand that background inquiries are to be made on myself. I understand that you will be requesting this information from various federal, state, and other agencies which maintain records that concern my past activities. I authorize, without reservation, any party or agency contacted by the Monroe County School Board to furnish the above mentioned information in accordance with any and all federal and state laws. I understand to aid in the proper identification of my file or records the following information is necessary. By providing your signature, you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the Monroe County School District. One or more of the functions you have selected may require you to provide your United States social security number so we can perform a criminal background check. Your social security number will only be used for this purpose.
Your application has been successfully submitted and will be reviewed per the district’s policies. In the near future, you will be notified as to your status. If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Human Resources at 305-293-1400 ext. 53329 or at email@example.com.