Sweetwater requires volunteers 18 & older who are helping with children's classes to have their clearances (PA Criminal History, Child Abuse & FBI) OR you can submit to a background check for $25. To begin the background check process, follow the directions below:

  • Fill out the volunteer application below & return to Sweetwater Center for the Arts (make sure to indicate what you are interested in volunteering for)
    *if you already have your clearances, please submit copies with your application.
  • You will receive a letter that includes Sweetwater's registration number
  • Go to www.ncsisafe.com and click on "start your background screening now". Enter the 8 digit registration number ($25.00 fee is required at this time, payable by credit card only)
  • The process can take up to 7-10 days. You will be notified of volunteer opportunities after you have been cleared for volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering at Sweetwater Center for the Arts, please submit a volunteer application form to 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143 by email to info@sweetwaterartcenter.org

Sweetwater is always in need of volunteers to help with events and classes. As a "thank you" for your effort, all volunteers earn $4/hour toward classes at Sweetwater.