Non-Profit & Volunteer Background Checks

Maintain the safety of those you serve at a price you can afford

Non-profit organizations often have to juggle small budgets and limited administrative staff with a large volunteer base, which can complicate the development of a successful background screening program.  First Advantage offers a variety of products, services and community-based initiatives designed for non-profit organizations, including:

  • Identity – Efficiently and consistently validate the identities, immigration status and professional and educational backgrounds of applicants, with the ability to check credit in relevant situations.
  • Criminal records and sanctions – Quickly and effortlessly search for relevant criminal records, sex offenses and professional or financial sanctions in areas where applicants have lived, worked and studied.
  • Wellness and substance abuse – Reduce workplace-related accidents and illnesses by ensuring candidates and employees are healthy and drug free with complete program management solutions.
  • Credentials and referencesSwiftly and consistently confirm vital professional qualifications and better understand the personal character of potential employees.
  • Scheduling – Optimize the candidate experience with easy online and phone-based tools for scheduling candidate and employee drug testing and fingerprint collections, with options to collect both at the same facility.

Dedicated, user-friendly web interface 

Our solution is designed specifically for non-profit organizations. You’ll have the convenience of 24/7 web-based access to comprehensive background screening services, or you can choose from a list of pre-determined background screening packages based on position or geographic area. 

Find out how our screening solutions can help you protect the populations you serve. Contact First Advantage to schedule a free consultation today.


Non-Profit Partnerships

By becoming a non-profit partner with First Advantage, your organization can leverage the power of our national reach to help make the background screening process more accessible than ever before. You can also tap into our network for information and best practices shared among partners at local and national levels. 

First Advantage works with non-profit organizations to develop partnership features that are right for each organization.

Some of the benefits of partnership include:

  • Additional discounts on top of already discounted non-profit rates
  • Potential program funding opportunities and cause marketing campaigns
  • Customized marketing programs developed in conjunction with First Advantage to educate and update employees and audiences

Featured Partners

United Way

United Way’s mission to improve lives and strengthen communities is fueled by the passion and hard work of 2.6 million volunteers across more than 1,800 communities in 41 countries. People are giving their time and talent to create lasting solutions that improve life for everyone. Under a worldwide contract, First Advantage offers United Ways and their agencies discounted pricing for two screening packages and “a la carte” options for employment, volunteers and contractors.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America has enabled young people, especially those who need Clubs most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs serve more than 4 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Boys & Girls Clubs of America has contracted with First Advantage to be its official background check provider for staff members and volunteers. The process is conducted through more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs, which provide life-changing programs for millions of children and teens.  

Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouting is a year-round program for boys around ages 11 - 17. Through the Boy Scout program, young men and women can achieve the core objectives of strengthening character, personal fitness and good citizenship. The Boy Scouts of America has contracted with First Advantage to be its official background check provider for adult volunteers. The process is conducted through more than 300 local councils that provide quality youth programs, including Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing.   

National CASA

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in court. CASA volunteers are trained community volunteers appointed by the court to provide a powerful voice for these vulnerable children. Today, the program has grown to a network of more than 50,000 volunteers that serve 225,000 abused and neglected children through 900+ local program offices nationwide. First Advantage understands the importance of providing a safe environment for children and is proud to support National CASA's work in a variety of ways. First Advantage provides significant discounts to CASA programs on vital background screening services offered through Volunteers Select Plus, also making a donation to National CASA each time a background screen is ordered. In addition to financial support, key partnership goals are raising awareness and recruiting volunteers for CASA programs nationwide.

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