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Church and Ministry Background Screening

By: Vanessa Mitchell Tuesday, 26 March 2024

Church and Ministry Background CheckAs a church or ministry, you are faced with unique challenges. From budget constraints, to time limitations, and managing an ever-changing volunteer force all while enriching and enhancing your community. Safeguard your organization, employees, volunteers, and those you serve with cost effective and comprehensive background checks that will ensure campus safety. 

We specialize in church administration and even have numerous elders and church leaders on our team. We understand the extraordinary concerns of your community and our account executives will work with you to create custom packages that focus on your specific needs and budget. 

Your background check should:

  • Ensure the safety of those you serve
  • Work within your budget
  • Allow you to make timely, informed decisions
  • Protect your reputation
  • Let you focus on your mission
  • Maintain compliance

There are two distinct background screening programs based on the various positions you fill: volunteers and employees.



Common background screening products for volunteers:

7 Year Misdemeanor and Felony

Verified Enhanced National Criminal


Choice Self-Pay is an effective solution for non-profits to access compliant and comprehensive background screening without the expense. This service operates similar to a normal employer-paid background screen by starting with a compliant consent form, except the volunteer pays for the background screen through a secure payment portal. The background report is available to you as the prospective employer. 


Remember, volunteers can be just as damaging to an organization as a traditional employee, posing risk to those served as well as the organization itself. Through Choice Self-Pay, non-profits are able to control administrative expense and maintain a rigorous background screening policy as part of their volunteer program.



Often times, steps like background screening all employees is omitted or scaled down to cover only enough to get by, leaving major vulnerabilities and gaps. That’s why we are committed to providing our church and ministry partners with the best services available at the best price.


Verified Enhanced National Criminal

County Criminal

County Civil

Federal Criminal

Federal Civil


Additional qualifications as applicable:

Credit Report (if permissible purpose applies)

Education Verification

Employment Verification

Professional License

We know your priority is the safety of those you serve. Partner with us for comprehensive background screening and start protecting your ministry today. Contact Us!

Topics: Background Check, Church and Ministry

Vanessa Mitchell

Vanessa Mitchell

Passionate blogger dedicated to making your life easier when it comes to background screening.