VITAL VOLUNTEER INFORMATION
Please contact the “Volunteer Coordinator” at the school site
if you have any questions or need further assistance about becoming a volunteer.
All persons wishing to become a Volunteer for Lake County Schools must have an application and background clearance on record before attending an event or working in the classroom. Criminal Background screening is done every 3 years. Click the link below to complete the online volunteer application. Notice of use of Social Secuirty numbers a) Background/Employment as required by Florida State Statute 1012.56; b) verfication of identity.
Level I Volunteers
FDLE background clearance required.
Duties assigned within the presence of a LCS employee such as, but not limited to, chaperoning daytime group field trips, helper in a classroom or at the school site, helper in a department. FRS Retiree Volunteers please contact the Retirement Specialist at (352) 253-6536.
Level II Volunteers
Fingerprinting is required to conduct a State and National background clearance.
Duties assigned outside the immediate presence of a LCS employee such as, but not limited to, chaperoning overnight field trips, mentoring, and volunteer coaches. Level II volunteers will be notified via email if fingerprint registration is necessary.
HOW TO BECOME A LAKE COUNTY SCHOOL VOLUNTEER
1. Complete an online Volunteer Application CLICK HERE
**Note: If you have completed an employment application, you will need to create a new User ID and Password**
2. Contact your school of choice and let the school know you have completed your online volunteer application.
3. You will receive an email from the district regarding your application and volunteer level.
**Note: If you have not received an email, log on to your online volunteer applicaiton and click the email history tab to obtain the email.**
4. Log on to your online volunteer application for status approval OR contact your school of choice.