ARTICLE: Practical Recommendations for Validating Volunteer Identification

Even if you’re running the highest quality criminal background checks available, there still may be a gap in your volunteer screening program. It’s possible that your volunteer could be submitting someone else’s name and/or social security number in order to run their background check. Going beyond the background check to validate the identification of each volunteer provides you with confidence that you know who you’re working with. Here are six simple but important recommendations to consider when incorporating identity validation tools into your current screening program.