PENCIL Participant Conduct Expectations: To ensure the safety of all students, school staff and business volunteers engaged in PENCIL program activities including the Partnership Program, Points of Engagement, Internship trainings and all other volunteer events, participants are asked to adhere to the policies described below:
In order to ensure the safety of students in PENCIL programs, PENCIL will conduct an annual search of the New York State Public Registry of Sex Offenders for all Business Volunteers. Therefore, PENCIL asks Business Volunteers to furnish certain participant information (e.g., name, zip code) before they engage in volunteer activities. PENCIL will use that information to conduct a search of the New York State Public Registry of Sex Offenders. If you are a volunteer and have questions or concerns, please contact Gregg Betheil at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
School staff are charged with cooperation with school staff to ensure all policies are consistently implemented, and that student-volunteer interactions are safe and respectful. This includes:
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