Volunteers and Chaperones

All volunteers and chaperones must complete a Volunteer Information Form, obtain clearances and receive Board approval.

Complete a Volunteer Information Form, which can also be obtained in the school offices, business office.
Obtain all required clearances.
  • PA Child Abuse History Certification
    Provide a copy less than 60 months old or apply at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home. Cost is $8.
  • PA State Police Criminal History Record Information
    Provide a copy less than 60 months old or apply at https://epatch.state.pa.us/. Cost is $10, but volunteer clearance is FREE, if you click “volunteer” as the purpose.
  • Federal Criminal History Report (Not necessary if you have been a Pennsylvania resident for ALL of the last 10 years.)
    Provide a copy less than 60 months old or pre-register online at https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pdeNew.htm. Cost is $27. After pre-registering online, take your confirmation to complete fingerprinting at Futures in Towanda (Tuesday-Thursday, 10 am to 2 pm) or BLaST IU17 in Canton (Monday-Friday, 8 am-3 pm)
Provide all required documents to Christi Reynolds in the Business Office.

After the Volunteer Information Form and ALL clearances have been received, the volunteer applicant will be presented to the Board of Education and will be notified of the decision.

Questions? Call 570.744.2521, ext. 2205 or email creynolds@nebpanthers.com.