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Odyssey Charter School is a Superior Rated public school (K-12) that offers an innovative approach to education by providing its students with instruction in a second language, Greek, along with an emphasis in mathematics.

Resource links here:

OCS & OCSEA DSEA/NEA Collective Bargaining Agreement July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2027
OCS & OCSEA DSEA/NEA Collective Bargaining Agreement August 26, 2019 – August 31, 2023
Memorandum of Understanding – EPER Collective Bargaining Agreement
OCS Title IX Policy & Procedure
OCS Title IX Coordinator Training

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Odyssey Charter School
Nurturing a Lifelong Love of Learning

Barley Mill Plaza
4319 Lancaster Pike
Wilmington, DE 19805
Tel: 302-516-8000

Odyssey Charter School Volunteer Guidelines


Thank you for your willingness to share your time and talents as a volunteer at Odyssey Charter School! Thanks to the contributions of people like yourself, the school can continue to be a success.

Why a background check is required: Delaware regulation 745 Criminal Background Check for Public School Related Employment ( Regulation 745 applies to:

  • All individuals seeking Public School related employment in a Delaware Public School. A Criminal Background Check shall be completed for Employees, Contractors, or Volunteers of a Child Serving Entity.
  • It shall consist of a fingerprinted Delaware and national background check completed by the State Bureau of Identification (SBI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
  • Additionally, a Child Protection Registry Check shall be completed.

Volunteers are required to register with the School as follows:

  1. Print and submit ALL completed Volunteer forms and required documents located below directly to the respective School Office.
  2. All forms are to be submitted directly to the respective Front Office Administrative Assistant (Only one submission is needed for volunteers of multiple students in multiple buildings). All forms INCLUDE the Child Registry Form. This form is NOT to be sent to the DSCYF by the volunteer. Odyssey will process the report request on your behalf.
  3. Direct ALL questions to the Front Office Administrative Assistants.


    1. Volunteer Registration & Disclosure Form View/Print Here
    2. Volunteer Agreement View/Print Here
    3. Volunteer Code of Conduct View/Print Here
    4. Confidentiality Agreement View/Print Here
    5. Child Registry Form; return completed form to HR. HR will submit your form to the State on your behalf and keep the results on file View/Print Here
    6. TB test results; Volunteers are required to have a TB skin test (Mantoux) or other approved test, such as blood test, administered prior to their assignment and every 5 years thereafter. A test can be administered and read from your primary physician or any freestanding medical aid unit.
    7. TB Questionnaire Form; return completed form to HR View/Print Here
    8. Background Check Background check results are provided to the Human Resources Director directly from the State and are processed and stored in accordance with State Regulations.

IMPORTANT NOTE: A SERVICE CODE IS REQUIRED for ALL Odyssey Charter School applicants to register online and schedule an appointment. Each service code is UNIQUE to ODYSSEY and identifies the purpose of the background check to the fingerprinting agency, employment status versus volunteer status.

What is a Service Code?

OCS’ VOLUNTEER SERVICE CODE is below AND is included in PDF files 8a-OCS and 8b-OCS linked on this page:

Service Code Service Name Cost

How to obtain a Criminal Background Check
Please read the following two PDF documents in their entirety to learn the steps required to obtain a Criminal Background Check. Links to the various websites are included. Required steps:

      • 8-OCS_Employment or Volunteer Criminal Background Check Requirement Guidelines: Instructions and links on how to register and where to go to be fingerprinted. View/Print Here
      • 8a-0CS_OCS Employment and Volunteer Criminal Background Check FAQs Sheet: Frequently Asked Questions to review PRIOR to contacting the school with questions as most will be answered here. View/Print Here

Background Check Documents for use as needed:

    • 8b-OCS_Criminal Background Information and Authorization Forms: To be used by CURRENT State of DE School employees with no break in service ONLY, to authorize that a copy of their employment background check be shared with OCS HR department. View/Print Here
    • 8c-OCS_IDEMIA DE Online Registration Guidelines Overview with Screenshots: Detailed step by step instructions. View/Print Here
    • 8d-OCS_DE TITLE 14 CODE: Criminal Background Check Requirements for all individuals associated with DE public schools. View/Print Here
    • 8v-OCS_Criminal Background IDEMIA_Volunteer Registration CODE: REQUIRED SERVICE CODE and payment information ONLY for Volunteers. View/Print Here

All paperwork is confidential and handled as such.

Please submit all paperwork directly to your student’s Front Office Administrative Assistant via
Lower School –
Intermediate School –
Middle School –
High School –

/OR/ via:
Odyssey Charter School
4319 Lancaster Pike
Wilmington, DE 19805
Fax: 888/780-5962

Be sure to view all Volunteer documentation located on this page before contacting the School. After reviewing, please direct all questions to the Front Office Administrative Assistants.

Calls or emails received by the Human Resources Department will be redirected to the Front Offices.

Thank you,

Odyssey Charter School Administration