Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities at St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf 

St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Brooklyn welcomes community members into our programs for volunteer opportunities. Please see below for the requirements needed to volunteer. 

Volunteer Requirements 

  •  Fingerprint clearance by NYCDOE o Registration in PETS (Personal Eligibility Tracking System) 
  •  Submission and clearance of fingerprints through IdenToGo services
  •  Knowledge of and skills with American Sign Language 
  •  Over 18 years of age 
  •  Availability from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm on school days 
  •  Demonstrates ability to work in a calm, respectful and professional manner 
  •  Willingness to work with a variety of students and staff and to follow instructions of staff 
  •  Must follow SFDS’ policies and procedure throughout the volunteer experience 
  •  Proof of COVID vaccinations 

Once you have reviewed these requirements and decide to continue with the process, please contact, Dawn Welters, Supervisor of Instruction and Operations via email at SIO@sfdesales.org for an application and PETS registration form. 

An interview with the department supervisor will be scheduled once your paperwork has been submitted and your fingerprints are cleared. 

Thanks! We look forward to meeting you! 

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