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Volunteer Clearance Information

YOU MUST DROP OFF THE CLEARANCES IN PERSON at GVSD!

Directions for Obtaining Clearances:

For Volunteers Who Have Resided in Pennsylvania Continuously for 10 Years or More

  • Complete ACT 34—Pennsylvania State Police—Request for Criminal Record Check at https://epatch.state.pa.us/
  • Complete ACT 151—Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance—Online Application at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
  • Complete Volunteer Information and Certification Form. The form can be found on the GVSD Human Resources Website.
  • Drop off paperwork at the Garnet Valley Education Center. Please be prepared to present a valid driver’s license or other photo identification.

For Volunteers Who Have NOT Resided in Pennsylvania Continuously for 10 Years or More

Who Needs Clearances:

If you are unsure if your visits to our schools require clearances, the table below details the many activities, programs, and events for which the district utilizes volunteers requiring clearances. This document lists a number of activities but is not totally inclusive. If you have specific questions, please contact your child’s building principal.

Elementary Level

Secondary Level

  • School Pictures
  • Funtime Activities
  • Homeroom Parents
  • Classroom Party Volunteers
  • Library Volunteers
  • Transition Camps
  • Parent volunteers during grandparent days
  • Holiday Shop
  • Martin Luther King week of service
  • 5th grade Math Night
  • Book Fair
  • Field day
  • Second grade sendoff
  • Fifth grade send off
  • Bus volunteers during first week of school
  • School play volunteers
  • PSSA volunteers
  • Mileage Club
  • Field trips
  • Muffins in May
  • School Store
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand
  • Yearbook class photographers
  • Popcorn Friday’s
  • All classroom volunteers
  • Maris Grove Volunteers
  • Trunk or Treat
  • Mini THon
  • Post Prom
  • Post Prom Showcase
  • Dances at the Middle School
  • Field Trips
  • Picture Day
  • Homecoming Floats
  • 6th Grade Fall Activities
  • Midnight Madness
  • 7 & 8 grade Spring Activity
  • Musicals Fall and Spring
  • Band Competitions
  • Middle School Drama
  • Library volunteers at Middle School
  • Field Day at the Middle School
  • PSSA testing and Keystones at Middle School
  • ESY

** This document lists a number of activities but is not totally inclusive. If you have specific questions about an activity, program or event, please contact your child’s building principal.

** Booster activities may be impacted. For specific details, please contact the following inpiduals:

  • Athletics—Seth Brunner
  • Musical and Drama—Heather Arters
  • Marching Band—Vince Demarro

We greatly appreciate your patience, understanding, and cooperation as we comply with this new law. Most importantly, thank you for volunteering!!!!

Sincerely,

Marc Bertrando, Superintendent

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