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America’s Charities and Verified Volunteers Partner to Offer Streamlined Volunteer Screening and More Effectively Activate Employee Volunteers in Communities Nationwide

America’s Charities, the leader in workplace giving and philanthropy, and Verified Volunteers, the only background check platform tailored to the specific needs of the service sector, have formed a strategic alliance to help America’s Charities nonprofit members vet volunteers more safely, easily, and cost-effectively.

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Volunteers for Pope Francis Philadelphia visit put through rigorous background checks

Tom Klein describes the screening processed employed by Verified Volunteers on the thousands of World Meeting of Families volunteers: "It is our most comprehensive volunteer screening in terms of its breadth and depth," Klein said. "We live in a country where criminal court records are stored at thousands of different repositories, in county courts, state departments of corrections, data bases and county and municipal repositories. To find criminal records comprehensively it takes a very wide net to be cast."

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Papal screening and training under way in Philadelphia and beyond

Before the World Meeting of Families and papal visit can happen, thousands of volunteers must be trained. Volunteers need background checks too. Tom Klein talks about the screening some of the 10 thousand papal volunteers in this radio interview.

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6,000 volunteers ready to lend many hands this September

Volunteers are an integral part of the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia in September. Verified Volunteers is tasked with screening them all.

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