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Volunteer Positions


Thank you for your interest in the Rochester Area School District. Board Policy #916 requires that all volunteers submit appropriate clearances and be approved by the Board of Education prior to volunteering. 

To volunteer in the RASD, please complete the following clearances/paperwork and submit them, along with this form, to the Superintendent’s Office.


Please complete the Volunteer Application and attach the following clearances, which may be accessed on our website,  Click on our “For Parents” page for links to all of the clearances.

  1. Volunteer Application

  2. PA Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)

  3. PA Criminal Record Check (Act 34)

  4. FBI Fingerprints - Criminal Background Check (Act 114) - Service Code 1KG6XN

  5. Disclosure Statement for Volunteers (Volunteer Affirmation/Arrest/Conviction Report - Act 24 ) - Policy 916

  6. Memorandum Regarding the Confidentiality of Student Records - Policy 916

  7. Receipt(s) for reimbursement of clearances - Optional
    (Once reviewed and if Board approved, you will be reimbursed for your clearances.)


  • Please review RASD Board Policy #916, which is available at If you would like a hard copy, please contact the Secretary to the Superintendent.

  • Submit this form and all required clearances to the Superintendent’s Office.

  • Once clearances have been reviewed and approved, your name will be placed on the agenda for Board approval. (The Board votes the fourth Monday of each month, except July. Please refer to our website for the official calendar.)

  • Once approved by the Board, you may be called upon to volunteer.

  • If you submitted receipts for clearances and the Board approves you to volunteer, reimbursement will be made.

Clearances are good for five (5) years from the date they are issued.  You must provide updated clearances every five years to continue volunteering in the district.

Volunteer packets may also be picked up at the school.