Clearances

Below you will find links to all the clearances you need to complete.

Servant-Volunteers

If you are a person who is 18 years of age or older and planning to engage in ministry with children or youth, the following are the required clearances:

  1. Pennsylvania Criminal History Check
    • Free for volunteers
    • Make sure you click on "New record check-Volunteers only"
    • Submit completed clearance to Amy Wensel or your ministry leader
  2. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Check
    • Free for volunteers
    • Log into your account using your own ID or click "Create Individual Account" to create your own ID.
    • Submit completed clearance to Amy Wensel or your ministry leader.
  3. FBI Background Check
    • If you have lived in Pennsylvania for the past 10 years, print and complete the FBI Report Waiver.
    • If you lived out of the state at any time during the past 10 years, you must complete the FBI Criminal History Report.
    • The FBI Criminal History Report has a cost that can be found on the website.

Staff Person

If you are a person who is employed by Zion church, the following are the required clearances.

  1. Pennsylvania Criminal History Check
  2. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Check
  3. FBI Background Check