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Volusia County Good News Club® Volunteers 

Fingerprinting Requirements

Volusia County Schools require fingerprinting (see links below) because GNC® volunteers will be alone with VCS students (on campus) at the end of the school day, The fees are established by the FDLE with an initial cost for year one at $41.25.  After one year, there is a retention fee of $6 and after five years the prints are recertified at a cost of $11.25.


(scroll down further for renewals):

1. Pay for the fingerprinting prior to scheduling an appointment (two separate steps) 

Steps to help guide you to pay for the first time fingerprints:

Volunteer Fingerprinting Fee - This fee is paid to the FDLE VECHS Program. Valid for one year.  $41.25

  • Clik on "checkout", continue and follow the prompts to make you payment.

  • You will receive an email receipt. Bring this with you to your fingerprint appointment in DeLand, FL

2. Appointment is required to be fingerprinted. Once you have completed step one above, schedule your fingerprinting appointment.   

  • Click Here to go to Volusia County Schools to set up your appointment

  • Scroll down to set up your appointment date and time

  • Scroll down further to complete your information including your payment order number from the previous step

  • Select "VOLUNTEER" from the dropdown for the "REASON FOR FINGERPRINT":

  • "BOOK"

Fingerprints are collected by the Human Resources Department at the district’s DeLand Administrative Complex, 200 N. Clara Avenue, DeLand.  Bring two forms of identification to your fingerprinting appointment.  At least one must be a valid government-issued photo ID. The name and date on both forms of identification must match exactly what was provided for the appointment.

See the links below for Frequently Asked Questions, Eligibility Statement, and additional information on the approval process.

· Link to Frequently Asked Questions – click HERE

· Eligibility Statement – click HERE

· Approval Process Info – click HERE


Keep track of your fingerprint date and

watch for an email from VCS to renew annually; follow the instructions in the email. 


If your fingerprints are up for annual renewal and you haven't received your emailclick HERE

Under "Choose School" select "V - Community Shopping Cart - Community Info - 9001B" and "GO"


Volunteer Fingerprinting Renewal Fee - This fee is paid to the FDLE VECHS Program.

Approval to serve as an overnight chaperone and/or band adjunct. Valid for one year. $6.00


Once you have clicked "add to cart" on this item, scroll back to the top to checkout. Pay for your renewal ($6.00) complete the steps and submit.

You will not need to be re-fingerprinted when renewing; only pay the fee.


Once you receive confirmation forward your confirmation email to



How will I know when to renew?

Approved overnight chaperones, band adjuncts, and/or Good News Club volunteers will be notified via the email account associated with their volunteer application at least 30 days prior to expiration. Fingerprinting only needs to be done once, unless the approved status has expired. If the overnight chaperone/band adjunct/Good News Club volunteer allows the approval to expire and wants to continue as an approved overnight chaperone/band adjunct/Good News Club volunteer, the applicant will need to be re-fingerprinted and pay the initial cost of $41.25

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact CEF East Central Florida 386-676-7637 or email

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