This page has links to important forms you may need, particularly as a volunteer working with children at Covenant church.
If/when asked, be sure to specify Covenant United Methodist Church as your organization. If you need to provide contact information, such as email address, please use "firstname.lastname@example.org" for that.
Child Abuse Clearance
Volunteers: You may do a free PA Child Abuse Clearance every 60 months; less than 60 months you must pay for the clearance. Click the link below and choose "Create Individual Account".
Child Welfare Portal - Child Abuse Clearances
Criminal Record Check
Volunteers: You can obtain a free PA State Police Criminal Record Check at the link below. This service is also free, but we're not sure how often you may obtain a free criminal record check as a volunteer. Be sure to click on the "New Record Check" button, labeled "Volunteers Only".
PA State Police Criminal Record Check
Under certain circumstances you may also be required to obtain an FBI criminal record check, including fingerprints.
Safe Sanctuaries Policy
Read all about the Safe Sanctuaries Policy of our Eastern PA Conference of the United Methodist Church at the link below:
EPAUMC Safe Sanctuaries Policy