Volunteer Screening: How Accurate are FBI Background Checks?

Posted Thursday, February 27th, 2014 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Nonprofit organizations across the country know that volunteer screening is essential to build trust within the community, protect their reputation, and ensure the safety of their participants. Some organizations rely on FBI background checks to provide this service, but a report released last July by the National Employment Law Project revealed some troubling data about the accuracy and quality of these background checks.

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Verified Volunteers Announces Partnership with Metro Volunteers in Colorado

Posted Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 by Verified Volunteers Staff

It’s hard to believe how fast we’ve been growing in the past few months – and it’s happening again! We’re happy to announce our new partnership with Metro Volunteers, a source for volunteer engagement and advocacy in Denver and Ft. Collins, Colorado. By working hand-in-hand, we will provide a background screening process that is easier, faster and more affordable for both volunteers and nonprofit agencies. 

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Four Reasons Volunteer Screening Is Essential for Nonprofits

Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Volunteer organizations help create a positive transformation in today’s world by positioning volunteers at the center of change. While most volunteers are honest individuals who genuinely want to help, ten percent of all background screens come back with previously undisclosed criminal history.

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Verified Volunteers in Jacksonville: HandsOn Jacksonville Partnership Announcement!

Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 by Verified Volunteers Staff

We’re growing! We are pleased and excited to announce our new partnership with HandsOn Jacksonville, the local Points of Light network affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida. Through this strategic regional partnership, we will work together to make the volunteer background screening process faster, easier and less costly for HandsOn Jacksonville’s 132 partner nonprofit agencies.

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