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VOLUNTEERING PROTOCOLS

Greenfield has an active parent community that volunteers in the classroom, for class trips and for Home & School events. In order to volunteer and participate in all these activities, you MUST have CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, CHILD ABUSE CLEARANCES and a SCHOOL DISTRICT ORIENTATION CERTIFICATE.

NEW!  YOU MUST COMPLETE A SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ORIENTATION. 

Follow the links below for detailed instructions on getting your clearances.

Before you begin volunteering you must have your documentation of all three of these turned in to the main office.

NO CLEARANCES, NO VOLUNTEERING, NO CLASS TRIPS!

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities throughout the year to volunteer such as:

  • Career Day
  • Auction
  • Fundraisers
  • In the classroom
  • Halloween Party
  • Fun Nights
  • Teacher Appreciation and Lunches
  • Spring Fair
  • MLK Day Service Day

Go to this link to start the process: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

Step 1 – You will be prompted to “Create an Individual Account/Keystone ID”

Step 2 – After the account is set up, you will receive an email with a temporary password to create a new password

Step 3 – Once a new password has been created, you will log into your account and start the application process.

Step 4 – PLEASE SELECT VOLUNTEER on the application

Step 5 – Information You Will Need to complete application

  • Addresses where you have previously lived;
  • Names of all individuals with whom you have lived to include parents, guardians,
  • siblings, spouses, etc.;
  • Any previous names you have used or have been known by

Step 6 – You will have the option to have the clearance emailed to you for FREE or you may have the clearance mailed to you for a nominal fee. It can take up to 2 weeks to receive the clearance.

Step 7 – IMPORTANT: Please print out the email version of the clearance or bring the hard copy clearance from the mail to the school office as soon as possible. (save a copy for your files)

Go to the following link  www.psp.pa.gov/pages/Request-a-Criminal-History-Record.aspx#.VfxI07xVhBc (you will have the choice to do an online application or a mail-in application; we recommend doing it online)

Step 1 – Select Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History (PATCH) Web Site to begin the online application.

Step 2 – Select “New Record Check (Volunteer Only)”

Step 3 – Complete the application and it will process your information immediately and then you can save/print the clearance for your records.

Step 4 – IMPORTANT: Please print out the clearance and bring to the school office as soon as possible. (save a copy for your files)

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