A prospective volunteer's acceptance as an NDSU Extension Service volunteer is contingent on:

  • Clearance through the North Dakota Child Abuse Information Index
  • Clearance through the North Dakota Office of Attorney General Convicted Sex Offenders and Offenders Against Children - Public List
  • And satisfactory results from the reference and review process

Every six years...

Volunteers and staff are required to resubmit a Behavioral Expectation Code of Ethics and a Volunteer Information for Recertification form.

Volunteer Screening

Child Abuse Background Inquiry for Prospective Volunteers (DHS SFN433)

Adult Behavioral Expectations (Form A)

Application to Volunteer (Form B)

Reference Check via Telephone or Face-to-Face (Form E)

Reference Check via Mail (Form F)

Request for Volunteer Screening from Another Agency (Form G)

Confidentiality Statement (Form H)

Sample Interview Reports (Form I)

Sample Letters for Volunteer Screening Process

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