Interested in serving within one of our exciting children or youth ministries?
You’ll first need to obtain the below three clearances.
1. Act 34 – Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
Select “Submit a New Record Check”
2. Act 151 – Child Abuse Report
Purpose of Clearance: Volunteers
3. FBI Criminal History (Fingerprinting)
Be sure to choose: “PA Dept. of Public Welfare”
Schedule fingerprinting date, site and make payment on-line.
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3. Fill out the below affidavit claiming your PA residence of more than 10 (ten) years as well as remaining free from qualifying offenses during this time and have it notarized.
These clearances will then need to be updated every three years.
For more information, such as reimbursement for these fees, available positions, responsibilities, and scheduling, contact the ministry’s leader.
We also encourage all volunteers involved in our children and youth ministries to participate in a free web-based training course regarding child abuse provided here: http://www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu/