Ohio's Families and Children Rule Review Site

5101:2-5-15 Volunteers and college interns.

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Please Note: This rule is being reviewed due to a 5 year rule review.

(A) Volunteers or college interns whose duties include any of the same general duties as child care staff shall be trained in the mission of the out-of-home care setting to which they are assigned.

(B) Volunteers or college interns whose duties include any of the same general duties as child care staff shall receive training pursuant to rule 5101:2-9-03 of the Administrative Code, shall be supervised by agency staff, and shall participate in at least monthly face-to-face supervisory conferences.

(C) Volunteers or college interns shall be given a specific written job description delineating the functions to be performed.

(D) An agency shall not use volunteers or college interns as a replacement for or in lieu of paid staff. Volunteers or college interns shall not be counted to meet required staff ratios as required by rule 5101:2-9-02 of the Administrative Code.

(E) An agency which accepts college interns shall have a written agreement with each school placing students. This agreement shall, at a minimum, include:

(1) A statement of the student's role and responsibilities.

(2) A description of the minimum qualifications the student must possess.

(3) A statement outlining the respective supervisory and evaluation responsibilities of the agency and the placing school.

Effective: 04/15/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/27/2012 and 04/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5103.02, 5103.03
Rule Amplifies: 5103.02, 5103.03
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/66, 10/01/86, 7/02/90 (Emer.), 10/01/90, 1/1/91, 10/8/07