Church and Religious Organizations

Churches rely on the support and assistance of a wide variety of people besides their own church leaders and administrative staff, such as volunteers, community organizers, and others, who have access to youths, elderly, and other individuals that take part in activities organized or supported by their church or religious organization.

Many religious organizations conduct what is commonly referred to as Church Background Checks or Church Volunteer Screening on volunteers and employees, but not many actually operate a due diligent church volunteer screening program. Many of these organizations currently perform “Database Only” Church Background Checks, a dangerous risk that skips county courthouse searches and other vital background screening steps.

We understand that most churches which utilize volunteers are working with a limited budget. This challenge can often influence decision makers to be tempted by low priced background checks and unknowingly place our children and their organizations at risk. While many companies offer low-cost background checks that provide “instant results” that look like the right solution, you may be placing your organization at risk by failing to properly screen your church volunteers.

VettFirst Security prides itself in offering the most comprehensive church volunteer background screening programs available. Our team of account security specialist will work with you during each step of the development, and implementation of your Church Volunteer Screening policy and program. VettFirst also provides an online data management system to each client as a secure and easy way to track, manage, and archive their results.

Our Church background checks are designed to help ministries implement and maintain a thorough background screening program for employees, staff and volunteers. Preventing sexual predators and violent offenders from working with children and youth is our primary concern.

Our cost friendly church screening package consist of the following recommended searches;

  • Nationwide Criminal Search
  • 50 Sex Offender Registry Search
  • Child Abuse Registry Search
  • County Criminal Search Felony/Misdemeanor
  • Social Security Validation
  • Terrorist Watch List Search

Optional Searches;

  • Education Verification
  • Employment Verification
  • Drug Testing
  • Professional Licence Verification
  • Motor Vehicle Reports

Our Recommendations are based on the quality of data available in each state and industry best practices.

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