What clearances will I need in order to participate in volunteer projects involving children such as babysitting?
Pennsylvania State Police Clearance:
Submit a New Record Check
Paper submission:http://www.dhs.state.pa.us/


Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance: 
This link directly is for electronic submission. For instructions on a paper submission see the first link. Please click on Create A New Account.


FBI Criminal Clearance:
Completion of the application is the first step. Additional requirements include fingerprinting. All necessary conditions are included on this website.
Are there age restrictions for volunteers?

There is no minimum age to volunteer, but we do ask that adults accompany volunteers under 13 years old.

Is there a minimum or maximum size for volunteer groups?

There is no minimum group size. We do ask that group leaders give us an accurate estimate of group size in advance so that we can plan accordingly.

Will I receive any type of training?

A staff member will be available to instruct and oversee if needed.

Can I fulfill my community service hours (court or school assigned)?

Yes! Please make sure to have forms ready upon arrival.

I don’t know what type of volunteer work I’d like to do. Can Safe Harbour help me figure it out?

Yes!  When you contact us, we can help you find the right opportunity that fits your skills and interests.