Chaperones are “C.O.R.I.-clear” individuals over the age of 21, who ensure that proper provision is made to secure our students’ health, comfort and kind treatment during field trips, events and college visits. All chaperones go through a one or two-hour training before the activity they are volunteering for takes place. There is always a maximum of 10 students per chaperone at any given time. All events range from 2-8 hours, with the exception of any over-night event, such as out-of-state field trips.
1. Distributing and collecting all signed and completed Parental Consent Forms, school nurse assessment releases, and provide the Chaperone Agreement form after going over the “Global Deeds’ Code of Practice for Chaperones” document.
2. Distribute and collect the Code of Conduct forms
3. Following up with parents in order to make sure written consent is legitimate.
4. Take attendance in the bus and at the sites. These records must be retained and made available in the event of an emergency.
5. Accident forms should be completed to record any accident, injury or illness of any student.
6. Always be courteous and respectful to students and the event leader/coordinator.
7. The chaperone should provide supervision of students at all times
8. The chaperone should have a basic understanding of emergency first aid, house.
9. The chaperone should be able to recognize the signs and take action when a student is not feeling well
10. Chaperones need to have each other’s cell phone number and their corresponding list of students in the case of large groups.
11. All chaperones in possession of written records must return those the the Global Deeds officer/leader/coordinator.
12. All chaperones must know the location of The First Aid box, the fire extinguisher, and emergency exits of the vehicle and sites.