Info About State Clearances

Beginning July 1, 2015, adults applying for unpaid positions as volunteers who are responsible for the welfare of a child or having direct contact with children will need clearances from the State of Pennsylvania. The following links provide you with information, instructions and forms you will need to meet state requirements.

Our Letter to Released Time Volunteers
Your Instructions for Completing Background Checks
Volunteers working with children FAQs
Employee working with children FAQs
Mandatory reporter FAQs
PA Residency Affidavit
PA Child Abuse History Clearance
PA Criminal Record Check Form
Released Time Volunteer Application