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Volunteer and Donate

We are always in need of volunteers! Depending on where you volunteer, you may or may not need clearances. There are also opportunities to donate to our various fundraisers if you are not able to volunteer in person.

Mini Band Camp (June)

Sectionals (July)

Band Camp (August)

After-School Practices (Fall and Spring)

Band Festival (September)

Senior Night (October)

Holiday Gift Cards (October)

Bingo (Fall and Spring)

Banquet (Spring)

You may find also find volunteer and donation opportunities on the Hempfield Area Spartan Band Facebook group.


Chaperone Availability Form

Chaperone Guidelines

Volunteers must obtain the following certifications:

  • Report of criminal history from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP); and

  • Child Abuse History certification from the Department of Human Services (Child Abuse).

  • A fingerprint based federal criminal history (Federal Bureau of Investigation) submitted through the Pennsylvania State Police or its authorized agent IS REQUIRED IF THE VOLUNTEER IS CHAPERONING A FIELD TRIP.  

Please be aware that the Act 34 and Act 151 clearances are available online can be done anytime. You will need to register online for the FBI fingerprint clearance and then go to an approved  provider for your fingerprints. PA Act 34 Clearance - Criminal Record Check

​Under Act 15 of 2015 (the Act), which amends the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law, volunteers who are responsible for the child’s welfare or who have “direct volunteer contact” with children at a school will be required to have background checks. PA Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance


If the volunteer has been a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the entirety of the previous 10 years AND WILL ONLY BE WORKING WITH STUDENTS IN DIRECT SUPERVISION OF AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DISTRICT,  they may sign the volunteer affidavit in lieu of fingerprints.

Learn more about clearance law on the school district website including the service code for FBI fingerprints.

Follow the steps to chaperone with the band:


  1. Obtain your clearances as described above

  2. Download, print and fill out the PIE volunteer application

  3. Take the paperwork to your child's school office

  4. Once the paperwork is verified, they will and send you to the administration building to get your photo taken for your volunteer badge

  5. Take a photo of your badge and email it to Mrs. Ayers at

  6. Wear your badge at all times when chaperoning


If your badge will or has expired, follow the same steps to obtain a new badge.

If you have any questions, please email VP1.

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