Persons wishing to volunteer in one of our schools or programs should contact the Administrator responsible for the school/program.
Making the decision to volunteer your time and talents can enhance the educational experience of the students of the Upper Dauphin Area School District. If you have an interest in the District’s educational programs, an enjoyment in helping students, and a sincere belief that by volunteering, a contribution will be made to the learning process, you have what is takes to be a volunteer!
The Upper Dauphin Area School District (UDASD) allows approved members of the community (including parents and non-parents) to volunteer as part of school programs and field trips. Persons interested in becoming volunteers should contact the Building Principal about the needs and opportunities for each school. Once a volunteer role is identified, volunteers must complete clearances and be approved by the School Board.
The Upper Dauphin Area School District (UDASD) allows approved members of the community to become volunteer coaches and to volunteer as part of other extracurricular activities. Please be advised that volunteer coaches serve at the discretion of the person responsible for the extracurricular activity (I.e. head coach, band director, etc.). Consequently, to determine whether or not a particular sport or activity is in need of assistance, please reach out to the person in charge of the activity. If the person in charge of the activity recommends your approval as a volunteer, that person will arrange for your approval by the School Board. In order for approval to occur, you will need to obtain volunteer clearances prior to School Board approval.
Casual Volunteers, will be required on an annual basis, to sign a disclosure statement that they have not perpetrated or been convicted of any offense that would preclude their volunteer status by the School District under Act 34, Act 114 and/or Act 151.
Prior to providing volunteer services, a Program Volunteer shall be required to complete an Act 34 Criminal History Report and an Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance Statement. In addition to the Act 34 Criminal History Report and the Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance Statement, an individual wishing to serve as a Program Volunteer who has not resided in the State of Pennsylvania during the two (2) years previous to the start of volunteer work shall be required to apply for and supply a copy of the Act 114 Federal Criminal History Record.
All paperwork (disclosure statement and/or clearances) must be be submitted to the approprate administrator prior to service.