Background Checks for Volunteers

Volunteer organizations need background screening solutions that are as thorough as commercial organizations – and can help you

Organizations of all sizes screen their volunteers for the same reason that for-profit organizations screen their applicants and employees, because often they perform the same or similar tasks and ultimately are held to the same standards. Volunteers are active in trusted positions across youth-oriented and religious organizations. Managing the risk to the reputation of the organization and the well-being of vulnerable people that they serve is an integral aspect of managing a volunteer organization. has been supporting volunteer organizations for more than a decade and can provide affordable screening solutions that are easily rolled out to your entire volunteer force, while delivering high quality criminal records searches near instantly through our secure online order dashboards.
We offer easy sign-up options and the ability to pay for searches with a credit card. You can set up a screening program for your volunteer organization today.
If you need a solution that allows volunteers to pay for, order, and present their own background checks, learn about our SelectCHECK program.

Customize A Screening Solution for your Volunteer Organization

  1. Start with a criminal database search

    US OneSEARCH check(recommended)

    • Multi-jurisdictional database search of criminal records on provided name
    • Offender registry check of records from all 50 states on provided name
    • Terrorist watch list (such as OFAC) on provided name
  2. Supplement with direct searches at specific courthouses

    • Enter the subject's social security number to develop counties and federal districts to search
    • County criminal checks in counties of known residence, work, or school
    • Federal criminal checks in federal districts of known residence, work, or school

  3. Verify key facts from the resume for critical or highly sensitive posts

  4. Add any role-specific reports or verifications

Volunteer background check whitepaper

See how helps volunteer organizations apply commercial-grade employment screening.

The Difference

Technology has the technological resources to support some of the most complex hiring programs in the world. We offer some of the most intuitive software with the ability to create packages per client, progressively screen individuals, and much more.

Compliance has our finger on the pulse of compliance issues relating to background screening and human capital solutions. That means that we are able to help you meet federal, state, and local compliance regulations, including ones that are specific to the industries you serve.


With over 650 million records, we can offer you the #1 criminal conviction database in the industry* that can be used for criminal background checks. What's more, we actively search for updated records for our criminal database, with the end result being a cleaner and more reliable criminal record search.

* Based on a comparison of the number of sources of conviction data for online criminal conviction databases that make their source list publicly available.