Volunteer

BCOC volunteers are a driving force for our organization. Whether you want to volunteer for a special project or event, or help out on a regular basis, we value your time and experience. We are currently accepting applications for volunteers. 


Bucks County Opportunity Council Volunteer Clearance Policy

Prospective volunteers must obtain the following clearances in order to be an ongoing volunter for BCOC:

  • Report of criminal history from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP); and
  • Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services (Child Abuse).

Additionally, a fingerprint based federal criminal history (FBI) submitted through the Pennsylvania State Police or its authorized agent is required if:

  • The volunteer has lived outside the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the last 10 years.

Volunteers who have been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for the past 10 years must swear or affirm in writing that they are not disqualified from service based upon a conviction of an offense under §6344.

Download Background Clearance Instructions and waiver form

Submit application to BCOC's Volunteer and Community Connections Manager, Eileen Albillar at ealbillar@bcoc.org or 215-345-8175 x209. 


New Volunteer Orientation

Haven't volunteered for us, but might want to? Stay tuned for details about our next Volunteer Orientation (Summer 2016). 

 

Hope of the Harvest Charitable Garden
BCOC manages the volunteers for the Hope of the Havest Charitable Garden. Volunteers are not required to complete background clearances to assist at the Garden. VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION CLICK HERE  
Hope to see you this summer!