New Volunteer Clearances & Mandated Reporting Requirements

  • National Rangers Ministry Camp

    A National Rangers Ministry Camp is scheduled for September 8-10, 2017 in Whiteford, MDNRMC will give instruction in basic outdoor skills and activities providing leaders with the skills needed to take their Ranger boys on exciting outpost activities outside their normal weekly meeting times. Instruction in effectively implementing the team/patrol method will be offered as a means to facilitate junior leadership development. Also, leaders will be challenged to connect with God and explore s...  Read More

  • NRA-NMRLA Basic & Instructor Muzzleloading Shooting Course

    An NRA-NMLRA Basic & Instructor Muzzleloading Shooting Course will be held April 21 - 23, 2017, at the Penn-Del Royal Ranger Camp Berry.  The course starts early on Friday, April 21st so you may want to arrive Thursday evening, April 20th.  Download the NRA-NMLRA Shooting Course Flier for information.   Read More

  • Ranger Basics and Ranger Essentials Training - March 4th

    The Northeast Section is sponsoring a Ranger Basics and Rangers Essentials training class, which will be held at location to be announced in the Scranton Area on Saturday, March 4th..  The class will be from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.  Get your leaders trained at their Ranger Basics and Rangers Essentials training classes.   Read More

  • World Class Outpost Seminar - March 31- April 1 (Vineland, NJ)

    There will be a World Class Outpost Seminar March 31-April 1, 2017 in Vineland, NJA WCO is designed to expose the outpost leadership team to a successful set of practices, methods, strategies, and tools that will enable them to develop into a "World Class Outpost". The greatest benefit of this event is achieved when the outpost/church leadership attend and complete this event together as a team. Bring all of your Outpost Leaders and help make your outpost the b...  Read More

  • National Elementary Education Conference - April 28-29 (Havermill, MA)

    There is a National Elementary Education Conference scheduled for April 28-29 in Haverhill, MAThe National Elementary Education Conference (NEEC) is an interactive event that gives leaders training in various techniques and methods to effectively teach and mentor boys. Leaders will explore the development and needs of the elementary age group, with Ranger Kids as the main focus. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the needs and characteristics of boys so you can better r...  Read More

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New Volunteer Clearances & Mandated Reporting Requirements

In recent months, Pennsylvania state law has adopted important changes to the background clearance requirements for employees and volunteers that are involved with or in contact with children. Throughout 2015, these new clearance guidelines will require all churches to be in compliance with the procedures set forth in House Bill 435.

With the passing of PA House Bill 435 in October of 2014, changes in how we screen volunteers have taken place. The state now has a 3 –part clearance system with which all adults (18 years of age and older) who volunteer with minors must comply. This new law also makes every volunteer a mandated reporter in the area of child abuse. For more information on the Volunteer Clearances & Mandated Reporting and how to apply for clearances, please visit our Volunteer Clearances & Mandated Reporting page.

 

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