Volunteer Requirements

Lochearn School loves volunteers and invites you to take an active role in volunteering at our school. Requirements for Criminal Record Checks have changed. Kindly refer to the following information. 



- Volunteer is only assisting with a single event

- Volunteer will not be working with students out of direct supervision of school staff

- Examples: helping with food preparation during a special event, assisting with prepping materials in the staffroom, attending a field trip for skating (tying skates) – always with the large group


- Volunteer is assisting with multiple events, requiring multiple visits in the school

- Examples: assisting with hot lunch program every week/month, doing one on one site words in the hallway every Friday

⭑ CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK (Including Vulnerable Sector Query) - Requirement for Grade 5 Ski Trip and Camping Trip

- Volunteer is working with individual or small groups of students on a regular basis without direct supervision

- Examples: coaching a team, attending an overnight trip or trip that is outside of school hours and they are responsible for students 

How to apply: You must take two pieces of government issued identification, at least one must be a photo ID, showing you reside in the same community as the RCMP Detachment. 

Cover letters are available from the office so there is no cost. Please be advised there is a waiting period for the completion of this check.


If you require further clarification, please contact the office.