10A NCAC 70I .0407         VOLUNTEERS

A residential child-care facility shall have a written description of the specific responsibilities and the provision of supervision of all volunteers.  Volunteers shall:

(1)           meet the personnel qualifications specified in 10A NCAC 70I .0404;

(2)           meet the qualifications and implement the duties of the position as specified;

(3)           be provided sufficient orientation, training and supervision to enable knowledge of the facility's purpose and services, the needs of children and families served and the role and responsibilities to be assumed;

(4)           provide three references relevant to the role and responsibilities to be assumed; 

(5)           have documentation in their personnel files of a search of the Responsible Individual's List as defined in 10A NCAC 70A .0102; documentation of a criminal record check; documentation of a search conducted of the North Carolina Sex Offender, Public Protection Registry; and documentation of a search of the North Carolina Health Care Personnel Registry (pursuant to G.S. 131E-356).  Volunteers shall provide signed statements prior to employment that they have not abused or neglected a child or have been a respondent in a juvenile court proceeding that resulted in the removal of a child or have had child protective services involvement that resulted in the removal of a child.  Volunteers shall also provide signed statements that they have not abused, neglected or exploited a disabled adult and that they have not been a domestic violence perpetrator; and

(6)           agree in writing to abide by the confidentiality policies of the agency.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-10.5; 143B-153;

Eff. July 1, 1999 (See S.L. 1999, c.237, s. 11.30);

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 5, 2016.