Richland County School District One

Important Please Read:

If you have previously submitted a volunteer application with Richland One and are an active volunteer, you DO NOT need to complete this application. Please send an email to david.jackson@richlandone.org if you are unsure about your status.

If you have recently applied and have not received a response, send an email to david.jackson@richlandone.org to check on your status.

Dear New Volunteer Applicant, 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with Richland County School District One. In order to ensure a safe school environment for Richland One students, faculty, staff, visitors and volunteers, all individuals serving as volunteers with Richland County School District One must complete an online application process, which includes a complete criminal background check. 

Thank you for your willingness to share your time and talents with Richland One.


Craig Witherspoon, Ed.D.


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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 david.jackson@richlandone.org and a district administrator will call you regarding the status.
School Preferences

Please select the schools at which you wish to volunteer


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The Following documents are required by the state to authorize clearance within this school district


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


Please read the disclaimer below and provide your signature

I understand by submitting this volunteer application, I give Richland School District One permission to conduct a criminal background check. The District reserves the right to deny a request for volunteer services if it is determined that it is in the best interest of students. This determination is within the sole discretion of the district. Click here for information on volunteer background checks. A. Orientation and Certification:  All volunteers must be screened and oriented and must sign the Volunteer Agreement BEFORE engaging in services with Richland One. B. Adherence to State Law and Richland One Policy:  All volunteers shall adhere to State Laws and Richland One policies in working with students under the supervision of the school district.  It is also unlawful to contribute to the Delinquency of a Minor, SS 16-17-490.  Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than three hundred dollars ($300.00) or imprisoned for not more than three (3) years, or both, in the discretion of the court.  I understand that any false statements or omission of facts may be cause for termination.  I give authorization to Richland School District One to conduct an investigation into my background and understand that this is part of the requirement prior to becoming a volunteer.  I understand that Richland School District One will not be responsible for any personal injury or property loss that may occur to me while performing volunteer services.  I also understand that I will not receive any compensation from Richland School District One for serving as a volunteer.  I understand that if I am placed in a volunteer position I will have additional paperwork to complete prior to approval.

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

Thank You

Your application has been received and is being processed.


Please navigate to https://srandi.com/authorize.aspx?P=B86GL9 in order to complete your background screening with SR&I.
The Richland One volunteer and mentoring programs coordinator will contact the school(s) indicated for placement. Once placement is confirmed, you will be contacted to complete additional required paperwork. If you have not been contacted in 10 business days, please check your spam email for a message from volunteers@richlandone.org. If no email is found, please contact the volunteer and mentoring programs coordinator at (803) 231-7144.

Thank you for submitting your application to volunteer with Richland School District One.