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Volunteer Clearances

Archdiocesan policy requires that volunteers who may have any possible contact with children complete the appropriate background checks and clearances. The policy includes any time an adult comes into contact with children in their role as a volunteer.  Parents are REQUIRED to complete these clearances in advance of participating in volunteer activities involving students of St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls.  General information can be found at:

 http://www.childyouthprotection.org/index.php/staf...

 Frequently Asked Questions About Background Checks and Clearances

 

***Please submit copies of your completed paperwork to the Main Office AND to the Parent Association attention:  Parent Association or in person at any of the monthly Parent Association meetings.

 

The following clearances must be obtained by volunteers living in PA continuously for 10 years:

 

The following clearances must be obtained by volunteers living in PA for less than 10 years:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Clearance
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance

 

Obtaining Required Background Checks

1. PA State Police Criminal Record Check - free for Volunteers

2. PA Department Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance - free for Volunteers

3. Federal Criminal Background Check - $25.75 - $27.00

 

Clearance Renewal Requirements

All required clearances, including FBI, must be renewed every five yearsVolunteers who have been a resident of Pennsylvania for less than 10 years must renew their FBI Fingerprint clearance until they reach 10 years of residency in Pennsylvania. Once the volunteer meets the 10 year residency requirement, they must complete a Disclosure Statement Application for Volunteers which must be submitted every five years.

 

 

For general information regarding the Archdiocesan policy regarding Safe Environment Policy for Volunteers, as well as Frequently Asked Questions, please use the following links to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Office of Child and Youth Protection: 

http://www.childyouthprotection.org/index.php/staff-volunteers/information-for-volunteers

http://www.childyouthprotection.org/docs/AOP%20Policy%20background%20check%20FAQ%20April%202016.pdf

Thank you for volunteering your time and talents!