D11 ENGAGE HOME (Formerly Volunteer Services & Community Partnerships)

2022 Crystal Apple

  • A preliminary background check is conducted on all newly registered volunteers. 


    Board Policy IJOC and IJOC-R, as well as IJOA, require D11 volunteers who perform their duties without supervision of a District 11 employee to submit to an extensive background check to include being finger printed as we do potential employees.

    Security is ONLY  available to conduct  fingerprinting Tuesday and Thursday – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and Wednesday – 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m ( by appointment only). To make appointment please call 719-520-2202.

    Results of all background checks are shared with school administrator.


    Extensive Background Check Procedures:

    Fingerprints D11 volunteers  requested by school staff to perform their duties without supervision of a D11 employee( i.e.. overnight field trips, out of District events) must be fingerprinted and background checked as we do potential employees.  The cost of an extensive fingerprint check is $54.50 plus an additional $5.00 per alias/maiden name.
    Charter School volunteers cost is $72.40 plus $5.00 per alias/maiden name as directed by Business Services. 
    Payment must be made at the time the fingerprints are taken. 
    D11 Engage may only accept checks or money orders.

      A report will be shared with the school administrator when the results are available.

    •  All District 11 school volunteers except charter school volunteers, must complete required D11 Security paperwork at D11 Engage located at 711 East San Rafael St, (719) 520-2202.


    • Charter School volunteers begin at Business Services to pay for the cost of an extensive fingerprint check.  Business Services is located in the main administration building, 1115 North El Paso Street. A receipt from Business Services will need to accompany a charter school volunteer to proceed to D11 Engage to complete paperwork. 


    •  Security ONLY does fingerprinting (by appointment only) Tuesday and Thursday – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and Wednesday – 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


    School Admin Procedures:

     Elementary, middle and high schools may authorize the charges to a Fund 10 account.  Elementary and middle schools ONLY may authorize the charge to a Fund 74 account.  Payment from a grant, Fund 22 is also acceptable with signed authorization of the grant manager.  High school ONLY may remit a check, however the check should accompany the individual(s) at the time the fingerprints are taken.  The journal entry form needs to be used if charging to a fund 10, 74 or 22.  It is available online on the intranet.  Completed and signed journal entry forms must accompany the individual(s) when requesting fingerprints to be taken OR must be sent to D11 Engage before the individual(s) come to have their prints taken.The potential volunteer proceeds to Security to have their fingerprints taken.