- Cougar Ed Fund
BOOSTER/ CAR SEATS
Volunteering / Visiting Campus / Driving on Field Trips
New Volunteer Requirements effective 2023-2024 school yearIn SRVUSD, we continue to prioritize student safety and improve our procedures for processing and clearing volunteers. We are making some enhancements to SRVUSD's volunteer clearance process via our volunteer management system, Be A Mentor (BAM), effective for the beginning of the 2023-2024 school year. Please review the important information below.SRVUSD partners with BAM to allow parents and caregivers to be cleared as school volunteers at the level of their choosing. This includes:
The following two (2) changes will be part of the approval process for the 2023-2024 school year:
- Level One: General School Volunteers and Day Field Trip Chaperones
- Level Two: Field Trip Drivers
- Level Three: Overnight Chaperones
- Volunteers at all three levels will now be required to provide proof of Tuberculosis (TB) clearance every four (4) years. If you have proof of TB clearance within the last four (4) years, that is accetable to meet this requirement (reminder, please do not upload this clearance until after June 2nd.
- Please consult directly with your medical provider to find out information about what TB test option is best for you
- You can also locate community providers for testing if you don't have access to your own medical provider.
- We also encourage you to review more information on Tuberculosis and TB Testing from Contra Costa Health Services.
- Level Three volunteers will now be required to complete Mandated Reporter training annually (takes approximately 40 minuted to complete) and Sexual Harrassment training every two (2) years (takes approximately 60 minutes to complete)
- Training links comuning soon!
Be A Mentor, Inc.
If you have any questions or want to know if you're clear to volunteer or drive, please contact Bernadette in the JB office at 855-5200 or Be-A-Mentor at 510-342-7178.
SRVUSD PROCEDURES FOR FIELD TRIP DRIVERS:
- All drivers and chaperones are expected to practice professionalism: Arrive on time, turn off cell phones, dress appropriately, respect confidentiality, etc.
- Parent drivers must adhere to the itinerary - no unauthorized stops (e.g., McDonalds, to get gas in car).
- Parent drivers cannot provide snacks/food/drinks to students
- No siblings or pets allowed on school trips.
- Every student must use a seat belt. Age/weight booster/safety seats required as appropriate per law.
- All chaperones/drivers shall not consume or have in their immediate possession the following items at any point during a field trip: Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco-based-products, E-cigarettes, Intoxicants of any sort.