Background Check List as of 11/02/2017

Updated Thursday November 2, 2017 by Rob Crow.

Is your background check current? Are you coaching or looking to coach for VASA? Effective December 2016 background checks are now good for two consecutive years and are subject to review by the board if needed during that two year period. If you are coaching or looking to coach for VASA you need to have completed and be current with your background check.

What DISQUALIFIES a potential volunteer?

Before we look at the completed background check, the following automatically disqualifies an applicant from volunteering:

  • An applicant provides inaccurate information in their application References provide unpleasant or disturbing information about the potential volunteer Information gathered in the interview raises questions about the potential volunteer’s motives
  • ‚ÄčThe volunteer refuses to complete the screening process
  • Then, we must analyze the information gathered from the Criminal History Background Check.
     
  • If an applicant is found to have been convicted of any of the following offenses: Mimimum time from date of conviction before being considered:
    o R1 - Any Felony - No time limit. 
    o R2 - Any Lessor Crime involving force or threat of force against a person - 10 years minimum
    o R3 - Any lesser crome of a sexual nature or classified as a sex offense - No time limit.
    o R4 - Any lesser crime involving controlled substance (not paraphernalia or alcohol) - 10 years minumum
    o R5 - Any lesser crime involving cruelty to animals - No time limit
    o R6 - And sex offender registrant - No time limit
    o R7 - Any lesser crime involving a minor - No time limit
    o R8 - Any lesser crime (Class C or higher) involving theft, robbery, forgery or fraud. - 10 years minimum
    o R9 - Any lesser crime involving weapons viloation - 10 years minimum
    o R10 - Any lesser crime DUI/DWI - 5 year minimum

Background Check Report 11022017.pdf