f you volunteer, or want to volunteer, and the program involves children you need to provide your clearances to the church office to be kept on file. 

You Need a Clearance from the Pa Department of Welfare. You can apply for this at:
https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS/Public/Home

You need a PA State Police Criminal Check. You can apply for this at:
https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

If you have lived in PA for at least 10 years you need to sign a form exempting you from the FBI fingerprint check. See Angela in the church Office for a form and fill it out.

To be compliant with the law you should take the Reporting training at:
https://www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu/webapps/portal/execute/tabs/tabAction?tab_tab_group_id=_2_1

Welcome! Upland Baptist Church Group - New Devotional Volunteering for Children Programs at Upland Summer Lunch 2017
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