How do I sign up?

You must create a SoftSearch account, CCSD’s applicant tracking system. Click HERE to view the instructions for creating the account. Fill out the online application and wait for a confirmation email that will give your further instructions of when to go in for fingerprinting. There is a $55.00 fingerprinting fee that must be paid online using a credit card or debit card. Once fingerprinting is done, the background check will take approximately 10 days to be approved. You will then receive an email with detailed information on obtaining your volunteer badge.

Why do I need to get fingerprinted?

Each student’ safety is of upmost importance to us, which is why the Nevada Legislature passed a law that requires the fingerprinting of adults who volunteer at our schools or during school activities. Senate Bill 287 requires all volunteers who have unsupervised or regular contact with students to be fingerprinted.  Regular contact is defined as volunteering at least four times a month. For those volunteers who have unsupervised contact with students or who regularly volunteer, a district-wide application process is described at ccsd.net/protectourkids.

Will I have to go through this process every school year?

No, this application process will be effective for 5 years, but badges will be re-issued annually.