IMMANUEL CHURCH

VOLUNTEER CLEARANCE INFORMATION

Thank you for expressing interest in serving at Immanuel Church, Lansdale. So much of our ministry relies on our amazing volunteers who give their time to help our services and events run smoothly. Help us provide a safe environment by submitting your clearances.

 

If you lived in the Commonwealth of PA for the last ten (10) years, there are three (3) documents required:

   (1) Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check

   (2) Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Certification

   (3) Disclosure Statement Application for Volunteers

 

Documents must be less than five (5) years old to be considered. If you need to apply for any or all the clearances listed here is how:

 

It is recommended you use a computer and browsers supported by each site for best display and functionality. Many phone applications do not submit successfully.

 

(1) Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check:

Cost: Free for Volunteers (once every 57 months)
Two ways to apply:

   1. Online Request at this link

     a. Click the yellow New Record Check (Volunteer only) button near the top.

     b. Keep our username, password, and control number for future use.

     c. Complete the required information.

Results are often received immediately when applied for online. If results are not immediately received, please note the following: If you provide your email address in the application, PATCH will send messages stating the clearance request was received; and when your clearance results are completed and ready to be reviewed and printed.

 

   2. Mail in Request by printing a form from this link, or contact the church office, Mon-Thurs, 9am-5pm, at           215-855-4446 or office@lansnanz.com to get a printed request form.

 

   Questions: contact the PATCH Helpdesk 1-888-QUERY-PA (1-888-783-7972)

 

(2) Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Certification:

Cost: Free for Volunteers (once every 57 months)

Two ways to apply:

   1. Online Request at this link

     a. Click on Create an Individual Login. If a prior user than click Individual Login.

     b. Create a Keystone ID by completing all the required information.

     c. The system will email you an automatic password.

     d. Log back into the site listed above using your newly assigned password. You will have the opportunity              to create a new password. 

     e. After a new password is completed, log back into the system. Click on Clearances and follow the                       directions to complete the application as a Volunteer.

     f. Keep your Username, Keystone ID and Passwords for future use. You will receive notification once your            results have been processed. You will be able to view and print your results online. You may also request          a copy mailed to you.

 

   2. Mail in Request by printing a form from this link, or contact the church office, Mon-Thurs, 9am-5pm at           215-855-4446 or office@lansnanz.com to obtain a printed form.

 

   Questions: Contact the ChildLine Verification Unit at 717-783-6211 or toll free at 1-877- 371-5422.

 

(3) Disclosure Statement for Volunteers:

Cost: Free

   1. Print the Disclosure located at the top of this page or contact the church office, Mon-Thurs, 9am5pm at          215-855-4446 or office@lansnanz.com to obtain a printed copy.

   2. Review and sign the Disclosure.

 

AND if you lived outside the Commonwealth of PA in the last ten (10) years, a fourth document is required: (4) Federal Criminal History (FBI) Fingerprint Clearance

 

(4) Federal Criminal History (FBI) Fingerprint Clearance:

Documents must be less than five (5) years old to be considered. If you need to apply for here is how:

 

Cost: $23.85

Two ways to apply:

   1. Online at this link

     a. Select Digital Fingerprinting

     b. Enter Service Code 1KG756

     c. Complete the registration process. You will receive a form that must be taken with you to the                             fingerprinting site.

     d. Schedule an Appointment

     e. Be prepared for your fingerprint appointment by reviewing the additional resources offered on the site           of what to bring and locating a center near you.

 

   2. Telephone: call 1-844-321-2101 and listen to the options menu to complete the steps listed above.

 

   Questions: Contact IdentoGO at 1-844-321-2101.

Submit your documents via email to: office@lansnaz.com, or mail to:

Immanuel Church, 1260 Welsh Road, Lansdale, PA 19446, ATTN. Clearances.

 

After your submission is reviewed, you will be contacted by your ministry leader if additional information is required and/or to place you on the schedule to serve.