FOR VOLUNTEERS: Why Do I Need To Be Screened?

Like many of your fellow volunteers, you might be asking this very question. After all, you are giving up your free time to help an organization you care about work toward a greater good.

Unfortunately, not all volunteer applicants have pure intentions like yours; we frequently hear accounts of volunteers harming one another, staff members, or the people they seek to help. That’s why, even though you mean no harm, you – and every other individual that wants to donate their time – must undergo a screening process. It’s the only way to ensure your safety and the safety of everyone around you.

Read Why Do I Need to be Screened? to learn more.