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     TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL
    VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS
     

    Before any parent/adult volunteers are allowed to work in the school or to be a chaperone, she/he must meet the following requirements.

     ***Parents are strongly encouraged to complete the requirements early in the year to allow time for processing***
     

    • MUST complete three online courses through Armatus.
      • Please come to the front office for more information. 
    • MUST complete a background check w/fingerprinting.  
      • DRIVERS must complete a “Diocese of Pensacola/Tallahassee Driver Information Sheet” to give authorization for a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) which needs to be renewed every two years. Additionally drivers:
        • Must be at least 21 years old.
        • Must be a Florida licensed driver.
        • Must have three years of clean driving record history or less than six points on their license within the last year.
        • Must have $100,000/$300,000 car insurance liability.
        • Must complete a background check/fingerprints.
        • Must complete the Armatus online courses.
        • Must not have any medical condition nor be taking any medications that would impair ability to operate a motor vehicle.
        • The cost of VECHS fingerprints and the MVR is $65, payable to Trinity Catholic School.
        • Education courses and fingerprints/background checks are good for five years.
        • MVR report is good for two years. (The MVR is part of the $65 fee which is billed every five years)
      • Background checks must be reprocessed every five years.
      • A VECHS waiver must be signed and returned to the school (waiver can be obtained through the Trinity Office.)

     

     VOLUNTEER GUIDELINES

    • Trinity Catholic School is a smoke free area. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the buildings or on the school grounds.
    • A volunteer may not divulge any confidential information to which she/he may have access in the classroom or school.
    • Volunteers MUST check in and out at the school front office. Volunteers must present Driver's License, which will be kept on file for the duration of their visit.
    • Volunteer nametags are to be worn while working in the school. Please return the nametags when signing out in the office. Driver's License will be returned at this time. 
    • If a volunteer encounters difficulty working with a child or doing a certain task, the supervising teacher should be notified immediately.
    • Siblings MAY NOT accompany adult chaperones on field trips. Volunteers must be able to give their undivided attention to their volunteer tasks and the students.