Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Brevard Public Schools. Please complete the volunteer application and submit all information request
“Please be advised that The School Board of Brevard County, Florida is required to comply with Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, titled PUBLIC RECORDS. That means that any information that you provide in this application may be subject to disclosure unless you fall under an exemption in Section 119.071(4)(d), Florida Statutes. If you fall under an exemption, you must provide the district with a written request to maintain your information as confidential and specify under which category of exemptions you fall.”
SCHOOL VOLUNTEER GUIDELINES:1. VOLUNTEERS MUST MAINTAIN STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY concerning information they see and hear concerning students and staff,including students' grades, records, and abilities.2. Volunteers DO NOT discipline students. Please report discipline problems to the teacher.3. Volunteers agree to abide by School Board Policy: ADC, Tobacco-Free Schools & Facilities.4. Volunteers agree to report Child Abuse or Suspected Abuse to site administrator and the Department of Children and Families at1.800.96ABUSE (1.800.962.2873). Volunteers may not give any medication to students.5. Volunteers do not diagnose student weaknesses and strengths, prescribe activities for students, or evaluate student progress.6. Volunteers’ discussions with teachers should not interrupt class time.7. Volunteers should set a good example for students by their manner, appearance, and behavior.8. Comparing and criticizing teachers and students are not acceptable volunteer behaviors. 9. Volunteers may not hold informal parent/teacher conferences Volunteers may not conduct personal business at school.10. Volunteers should never touch students in any way that is aggressive, disciplinary or sexual in nature.11. Volunteers must guard against private communications with students; (i.e. such as social media, texting, email...).12. All volunteers must Sign In and Out through our volunteer management system during and after schools hours.13. All volunteers or visitors MUST WEAR AN IDENTIFYING NAMETAG approved by the office of district and Schools security.
All volunteers with BPS are subject to a criminal history check and the entire record is revealed including sealed and/or expunged records and military court proceedings. In order to qualify as a volunteer, an applicant must disclose even if told differently by a lawyer, judge, or any other authority. The applicant must provide documentation to BPS of any sealed or expunged records to include the original charge. Failure to provide the documentation is an automatic denial. Failure to disclose all arrests is also an automatic denial.
Disqualification from Eligibility
A person is ineligible to volunteer in a Brevard Public School, if the person has been arrested or convicted of ANY felony offense as an adult or juvenile prohibited under any of the following statutes:
Arrest is defined as anytime a person was taken into custody by law enforcement/military and includes being released with a court date, or bail was posted, or released on ones own recognizance even if the arrest was expunged.
Convicted is defined as a judicial finding of guilt, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contender or entering into a pre-trial intervention program, whether or not there is a formal adjudication of guilt or if the case has been dissolved or expunged.
Sincerely, Brevard Public Schools.
BY MY SIGNATURE, I CERTIFY THAT I KNOW, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE THAT ANY FALSE STATEMENT OR OMISSION OF INFORMATION REQUESTED WILL RESULT IN MY TERMINATION AS A SCHOOL VOLUNTEER. Volunteers are required to be fingerprinted within 30 days. Failure to be fingerprinted will terminate your application.
Thank you for submitting your application. please proceed to the Office of District and School Security to get your fingerprint processed .Thank You.Brevard Public Schools
Thank you for submitting your application. please proceed to the Office of District and School Security to get your fingerprint processed .
Brevard Public Schools