Volunteer Screening Requirements
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service Youth Protection Standards require that Texas Master Naturalists who will work directly with youth must be screened and qualified in advance through the YPS program. For the conveniece of Hays County Chapter Master Naturalists who will be involved in direct contact with youth, the required form and pertinent rules and guidelines are provided here to download and print:
Volunteer Background Check Form (61 Kb PDF)
YPS Rules and Guidelines (16 Kb PDF)
This requirement pertains only to those Master Naturalists who will be working directly with youth during their volunteer activities.