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FCUSD Volunteer Application

Welcome!

 

Volunteers are an integral part of our school communities, and we encourage parents and community members to get involved.  Please review the following guidelines for Category 1 and Category 2 Volunteers. 

 

If you are volunteering with an organization, you might need to submit additional documents to the school site directly. Please reach out your FCUSD contact to learn more.

If you have questions or need assistance with your application, please contact your school site.

 

Category 1 Volunteers  are defined as someone who: 

        Assists in activities under DIRECT supervision of a district certificated employee less than four (4) times per year or sixteen (16) total hours per year 

 

Category 1 Volunteers must complete an application through Raptor. In this application, you will be required to submit a TB test dated within the last 60 days and undergo a Megan's Law background check.

 

 

A Category 2 Volunteers are defined as someone who: 

        Assists in the classroom or other school activities more than four (4) times per year or sixteen (16) total hours per year 

        Has direct contact with students and may be sole adult with student(s) on school field trip 

        Has direct contact with students and may be sole adult with student(s) in classroom or other school-related activities on or off school grounds 

        Serves as an overnight chaperone  

 

Category 2 Volunteers must complete an application through Raptor. In this application, you will be required to submit a TB test dated within the last 60 days. Upon completion of this application, you will be prompted to complete a live scan/fingerprinting background check.

 

Ready to Volunteer? Please carefully review the requirements above, determine if you would like to be a Category 1 or Category 2 volunteer, and read these instructions before starting your application:

Do not start this application unless you are prepared to upload a TB test dated within the last 60 days.

     If you choose to be a Category 2 volunteer, you will be required to complete a live scan/fingerprint background check. Please note in the next module if you have already been fingerprinted with FCUSD.

     Once you complete this application, you will be redirected to a webpage with further instructions. For Category 2 volunteers: Live scan fingerprinting may be completed with third party services or at the FCUSD district office (temporarily closed for live scans). You MUST use the district issued Request for Live Scan Service form.

 

Links to detailed instructions for TB tests can be found at FCUSD.org/Volunteer.

 

 



Personal Information

Personal Information


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Phone number is required
It is very important that the information you enter on the application matches your government issued identification card including your full legal name; if the name you enter is not your legal name, it can result in a significant delay in the processing of your application. 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 and not be shared outside the volunteer program.
School Preferences

Please select the schools at which you wish to volunteer

Functions

Please select the functions from the list below. (select all that apply)

Category 1 Volunteers  are defined as someone who: 

        Assists in activities under DIRECT supervision of a district certificated employee less than four (4) times per year or sixteen (16) total hours per year 

        Current FCSUD students and minors may only volunteer as Category 1

 

 

Category 2 Volunteers are defined as someone who: 

        Assists in the classroom or other school activities more than four (4) times per year or sixteen (16) total hours per year 

        Has direct contact with students and may be sole adult with student(s) on school field trip 

        Has direct contact with students and may be sole adult with student(s) in classroom or other school-related activities on or off school grounds 

        Serves as an overnight chaperone  

Documents

Documents

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

You MUST upload this document in order to continue the application. Only TB tests dated within the last 60 days will be accepted.

If you test positive for TB, you must:

  1. Complete a QFT blood test and provide a negative result. Please submit this test result here.

OR

  1. Complete a chest x-ray 

  1. If a chest x-ray was administered, please submit the x-ray results and a completed FCUSD Tuberculosis Health Questionnaire.

 

You may only submit a single document in this field. If your TB result requires that you submit these additional documents, please submit them to the school site. The Questionnaire can be found on at volunteer@fcusd.org or at the school site.

 


 

Organizations

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

Disclaimer

Please read the Volunteer Code of Conduct and Agreement below and provide your signature

Volunteer Code of Conduct
I will check in with Raptor at the main office immediately upon arrival.
I will wear or show volunteer identification whenever required by the school to do so.
I will use only adult bathroom facilities.
I will never be alone with individual students without the express permission of school authorities or the supervising teacher.
I will not contact students outside of school hours without permission from the student’s parents.
I will not exchange telephone numbers, home addresses, email addresses, social media contacts or any other home directory information with students for any purpose unless it is required as part of my role as a volunteer.
I will exchange home directory information only with parental and administrative approval.
I will maintain confidentiality outside of school and will share with teachers and/or school administrators any concerns that I may have related to student welfare and/or safety, i.e. bullying, harassment.
I will not transport students without the written permission of parents or guardians or without the express permission of the school or district.
I will not disclose, use or disseminate photographs of students or school staff, or personal information about students or school staff.
I will notify the school principal if I am arrested for a misdemeanor or felony sex, drug or weapon-related offense.
I will only do what is in the best personal and educational interest of every child with whom I come in contact.
I will wear appropriate attire, including wearing clothes that provide coverage of my body, have no undergarments showing and wearing comfortable shoes. 
I will follow all District policies, procedures, and applicable laws.

Volunteer Agreement
I hereby indemnify, hold harmless, and release the Folsom Cordova Unified School District (FCUSD), its governing board, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability claims, demands, injuries or death, losses, or damage which may be incurred during the course and scope of my volunteer activities with the District.

I understand that volunteers are not compensated, and that I may only provide assistance under the direction and supervision of an employee of the Folsom Cordova Unified School District. I understand that my volunteer services are at the discretion of the Board through its designee, the site principal/administrator, and that my services may be terminated at any time. I understand that volunteers are covered under the District's Worker's Compensation Policy.

By providing my signature, I hereby certify that all statements made on the application and any attachments are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and authorize investigation of all statements herein
recorded.

Upon submission of this application, your name will undergo a check through the Megan's Law database.


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

Thank you for supporting our schools!

Thank you for applying to volunteer with FCUSD!

 

If you applied to be a Category 2 volunteer, you must complete a live scan/ fingerprinting background check.

Background checks can be completed with a third-party service. Please see the Live Scan/ Fingerprinting Instructions on the Volunteer webpage (you will be redirected once you have completed this application).

You MUST use the FCUSD Request for Live Scan Service form; you must obtain this form from the school site.

*If you have lived outside of CA in the past 5 years, you MUST check the box for FBI level of service.

 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 at your school site.

If you applied to be a Category 1 volunteer, no further action is needed.

If you applied to be a Category 2 volunteer, you must complete a live scan/fingerprinting background check.

Once you finish this application, you will be automatically redirected to a webpage where you can access the FCUSD Request for Live Scan Service form and a list of local business that offer this service. You will not be able to access this form once you exit this page- please print the form right away or save it to your computer.

If you have questions or need assistance with your application, please contact your school site.

 

 

Looking for additional opportunities to work in the Folsom Cordova Unified School District? Click the link below!

FCUSD Employment Opportunities