Pennsylvania Volunteer Requirements

All vounteers with Kasiesville Bible Church in Pennsylvania must complete several background checks including a state criminal record check, a child abuse history form, and an FBI clearance. Please follow these steps to complete the forms:

Note: If you do not live in Pennsylvania, please contact our office at 717-328-5374 about the steps you need to follow.

1. Complete the free  Request for Criminal Background Check. You can download it here, print it out and return it by mail. The form states that you need to send $10, but that is no longer true as of July 25, 2015. Send the form without payment.

Mail to:

Pennsylvania State Police
Central Repository – 164
1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9758

or you fill it out online by going to https://epatch.state.pa.us

2. Complete the PA Child Abuse History Clearance. You can download it here, print, complete, and mail.

Mail to:

Childline and Abuse Registry
Department of Public Welfare
PO Box 8170
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8170

or you can fill it out online by going to https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS This will require you to create a user name and password.

3. If you have lived in PA for the last 10 years or more, complete an affadavit swearing to that fact. It can be found here. Please sign and return to the CEF office.

4. If you have not lived in PA for the last 10 years, you must be fingerprinted. Go to Identogo and follow the instructions. The website may ask you for a code.

You will receive the processed clearances by mail. If you do them online, the first one will come back immediately, the second one may take several weeks. Please make a copy of each one and get that to us and any other organization in PA where you volunteer.

5. Mandated Reporter Training is required by all teachers. (not required for helpers at this time) Please complete this training by going to www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu

This training is free, but will take three hours of time to complete. When finished, please print the certificate and mail us a copy.

Please call Greg Kell at 717-328-5374 if you have any questions.