Thank you for volunteering to chaperone for the end of the year –

YouthCOR Summer Safari Trip!

In order to be considered, all YouthCOR volunteers must obtain and submit the following clearances/completed forms:

CORA Chaperone Application

Download here Chaperone Application

Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form 

 Download here Arrest-or-Conviction-form

Report of Criminal History from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP)
  • Required by all volunteers
  • Go https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp to complete your PA Criminal Record Check online.
  • The report will be instantly available to you to print/save electronically.
  • Beginning July 25, 2015, the fee is waived for all volunteers requesting this clearance.
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Required by all volunteers
  • Go https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis to complete your PA Child Abuse History clearance online.
  • The report will be mailed and emailed to you to print/save electronically. This is usually available

within 48 hours of completing the request form, but it may take up to 14 days to process. Beginning July 25, 2015, the fee is waived for all volunteers requesting this clearance.

FBI Federal Criminal History Record Check (fingerprinting) or CORA Services Volunteer Affirmation

One of these two items is required by all volunteers 

This is a 2 ­step process.

Step 1: Click https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pde.htm to register and pay online

Step 2: Go to a fingerprinting site (locations available on the website) to have your fingerprints submitted electronically. Some places require appointments while others do not.  The clearance will be mailed to you within three weeks. Applicant background checks cost $27.

Volunteers are exempt from needing to complete the FBI Federal Criminal History Record Check (fingerprinting) if they:

    1. Have resided within Pennsylvania consecutively for the past 10 years; AND
    2. Complete the CORA Services Volunteer Affidavit found by attached. CORA Services Volunteer Affidavit (Please note that if completing this form, it must be brought to the Site Coordinator and signed in the presence of a YouthCOR Coordinator/witness). If you have not resided within Pennsylvania consecutively for the prior ten years or you do not (or cannot) swear and affirm in writing that you meet the criteria for volunteering in the CORA Services Volunteer Affidavit, you must submit a completed Report of Federal Criminal History.

Payment for the Six Flags Trip should be submitted after all volunteer forms are completed.