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Volunteer Background Checks

Introducing our Volunteer Background Check Service, the ultimate tool designed to ensure the safety and integrity of your volunteer programs. With GBS, you can confidently recruit reliable and trustworthy volunteers, creating a secure and nurturing environment for the communities you serve.

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No Setup Fees | Database Search Only

  • National Criminal Database 

  • 7-Year Search

  • Sex Offender Registries

  • SSN Validation

  • Active Warrant Search

  • Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) 

  • Add Additional Services if needed

  • 1 Day Average

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No Setup Fees | Comprehensive Search

  • Federal, National and County Criminal Search

  • 7 Year Check

  • Sex Offender Registries

  • SSN Validation

  •  Alias Search 

  • Active Warrant Search

  • OFAC

  • Terror Watch List Search

  • Add Additional Services if Needed

  • 1-3 Day Average

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No Setup Fees | Order When You Need

  • View Pricing by Selecting a Country

  • View Turnaround Time by Selecting Country

  • Criminal Search

  • Terror Watch List Search

  • General Services Admin Search (GSA)

  • 2-5 Days For Report


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Background Checks for

Volunteer Organizations

Non-Profits: Nonprofit organizations often have limited resources, making it crucial to onboard reliable volunteers. GBS offers cost-effective background check solutions tailored to the unique requirements of non-profits, covering aspects such as criminal records, driving history, and employment verification. By providing accurate and comprehensive background information, GBS assists non-profits in maintaining a secure environment and protecting their reputation, enabling them to focus on their mission.

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Background Checks for

Youth Sports

Sports Organizations: GBS recognizes the importance of safety in sports organizations, from amateur and youth sports to professional levels. The company offers background checks designed specifically for sports organizations, encompassing a wide range of sports such as soccer, basketball, football, baseball, tennis, swimming, and more. GBS's screening process includes criminal history checks, sex offender registry scans, and thorough identity verification, ensuring that athletes, coaches, staff, and spectators are safe and protected within the sporting environment

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Background Check for

Churches, Mosques, Temples and other Religious Organizations

Churches: Religious institutions require a high level of trust and integrity from their volunteers. GBS offers specialized background checks for church volunteers that focus on areas like criminal history, record check, sex offender registries, and identity verification. This thorough screening process helps safeguard congregations, particularly vulnerable populations like children and the elderly, ensuring that only responsible individuals are entrusted with volunteering responsibilities in a faith-based setting.

Volunteer Background Check Features

Package for All Types of Non-Profits and Organizations

  1. Comprehensive Screening: Our thorough background checks for volunteers and employees include identity verification, conducting criminal background check searches, sex offender registry scans, education verfiication,  and driving records (optional), providing you with essential information to make informed decisions about potential volunteers.

  2. Efficient and User-Friendly: The SafeHands online platform allows you to initiate and manage background checks efficiently, with an intuitive interface and secure, cloud-based storage for easy access to results.

  3. Quick Turnaround: Our advanced technology and dedicated team work diligently to provide fast and accurate results, with most background checks completed within 48 hours.

  4. Compliance and Privacy: Our volunteer background check requirements are compliant with federal and state regulations, ensuring data privacy and adhering to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) guidelines.

  5. Affordable Pricing: We offer competitive, transparent pricing with no hidden fees, and customizable packages to suit the unique needs of your organization for your volunteer background screening, regardless of size.

  6. Expert Support: Our knowledgeable and experienced customer support team is available to answer any questions or concerns, providing guidance and assistance throughout the background check process. Compare us to Sterling Volunteers, we guarantee a much smoother experience. 

  7. Ongoing Updates: Stay informed with our continuous monitoring feature, which provides updates on your volunteer' background information, ensuring a secure environment for your organization and community.

  8. Technology Driven: Does your organization need custom links from your organization or a separate checkout page with your Logo? We do not charge for any technology fees and can typically create a dedicated page for your organization in 24 hours. 

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