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Volunteering at Sunset Valley

In order to volunteer for school activities and events, you must be a member of the PTA and provide background clearances. More info here.

There are several events and committees that need your help, we have provided a description of each committee and the chairperson for each committee. -- Please complete the Committee Volunteer Sign-up form at the start of each school year for the committee chairs to have the most up-to-date information from those interested in helping. 



Norwin School District is pleased to announce RAPTOR, as our online system that streamlines the acquisition, processing, tracking, and approving of background checks and clearances for District volunteers, volunteer coaches, club sponsors, and boosters. Establishing a Raptor account does not automatically get you the appropriate clearances and background checks. You must visit the appropriate website and obtain each clearance.


For additional information about the Raptor system, click here to access Norwin's website.​


Volunteer Requirements:

  • Must be a current member (annual) of the Sunset Valley PTA  

  • Must provide Act 34 clearance (criminal background) 

  • Must provide Act 151 clearance (child abuse) 

  • FBI Fingerprinting if not a PA resident for 10 continuous years OR waiver if you have been a PA resident for 10 years

  • Must upload all clearance documentation to Raptor Norwin

  • Must agree to volunteer training guidelines on Raptor. 

  • Once clearances are accepted in Raptor, YOU MUST GET A VOLUNTEER BADGE.


Criminal Background (Act 34) and Child Abuse (Act 151) background checks can be done online and are offered at NO COST for volunteers in the state of PA.  Click the links below to complete clearances:



Federal Criminal History Check/FBI Fingerprinting

IDEMIA is Pennsylvania's new vendor for digital fingerprinting. You can register and be fingerprinted at an IdentoGO location. You do not need an appointment to be fingerprinted, but you must pre-register. Once you are registered, you may visit any location during operating hours. Please note, scheduling an appointment may lead to less or no wait times. In order to pre-register for a FBI background check and/or find a fingerprinting location, applicants should visit the IdentoGO website.


Click here to access the FBI fingerprinting waiver.  

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