As an organization that works with children, we are required to collect and hold on file backround clearances for every volunteers that are 18 and over. (Pennsylvania's Act 153)
**All clearances MUST be current and on file with our secretary before the Co-op year begins.**
Please fill out the following form and include the appropriate clearance paperwork.
If you have been a resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years or longer, you will need to complete the following:
-Child Abuse History certification from the Department of Human Services (CWIS)
-Report of criminal history from the Pennsylvania State Police
If you have not lived in Pennsylvania for the last 10 years, the state also requires a fingerprint based criminal history, (FBI). Please copy and paste the website below into your browser and register as a volunteer with the following code: 1KG6Y3