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PCS Volunteer Information and Registration Form

February 24, 2017

To All Parent Volunteers;                                                                             

If you plan to volunteer at Pomfret Community School at anytime, please submit the “Volunteer Information Form” which is attached.  It is required per school policy #1212.

The Pomfret Community School has identified two categories of volunteers:  Caregory I and Category II.

 

Category I: 

Volunteers will be classified in Category I when they assist school staff members with school activities in the presence of a Pomfret Community School employee.  Category I volunteers will be required to complete the Category 1 Volunteer Information Form and may be required to submit to records checks required of Category II Volunteers at the discretion of the administration.  Category I volunteers are those who assist school staff members with school activities such as those listed below:

  1. a.         assisting in a classroom, cafeteria, or library when a staff member is present; or
  2. b.        Accompanying a class on a field trip during the school day with a staff member; or
  3. c.        Helping in the school office during regular school hours; or
  4. d.        Assisting in the cafeteria or library during regular school hours; or
  5. e.        Assisting during extracurricular events, i.e., dances, fairs, open house, sporting events, etc.

Category 2: 

Volunteers will be classified in Category II when they provide services to students when not in the direct presence of a Pomfret Community School employee.  Category II volunteers will be required to complete the Category 2 Volunteer Information Form and such volunteers will be required to submit to a record check of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Abuse and Neglect Registry.  A criminal background check may be required at the discretion of the administration.  Category II volunteers are those who engage in activities such as those listed below:

  1. a.         accompanying a class on a field trip in which the plans include that students be divided into small groups supervised solely by the volunteer chaperone for any length of time; or’
  2. b.        Chaperoning an overnight field trip; or
  3. c.        Working in direct contact with students without the direct presence of a Pomfret Community School employee; or
  4. d.        Working as a student intern; or
  5. e.        Coaching

 

Best Regards,

Susan Imschweiler, Principal

 

Category 1 Volunteer Information Form

Category 2 Volunteer Information Form

 

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