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Benefits Corner: Background Checks

By November 9, 2020No Comments

Did you know? On Average 1 in 10 background checks comes back with a previously undisclosed criminal history.

In today’s world, the need for a quality and compliant background screening program is critical to help minimize risk within your organization and to create a safer volunteer and work environment. If you are currently checking only one to two sources and the background checks are returned within minutes, this is considered a poor-quality, high-risk check. Are you curious about what goes into a compliant background check? Our valued partner, Sterling Volunteers, can provide insight into the components of a quality background check to ensure you’re covering all bases and keeping compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) guidelines. They can also walk you through a complimentary quality comparison analysis to help identify any gaps in your current screening program that you may not know exists.

To learn more, reach out to Kimberly Chochon, VP, Partnerships, Sterling Volunteers. kimberly.chochon@sterlingvolunteers.com or 206.300.6315.


This article is provided by our friends at Sterling Volunteers. Customers of 501(c) Services benefit from the background screening services of Sterling Volunteers.

Please note: Neither 501(c) Services nor Sterling are a law firm. The material available in this publication is for informational purposes only and nothing contained in it should be construed as legal advice. We encourage you to consult with your legal counsel to obtain a legal opinion specific to your needs.

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