Protect Your Non-Profit with Vetted & Trustworthy Volunteers
Your volunteers are the face of your organization, and failing to properly screen your volunteers could be unnecessarily risky and costly. The latest studies show that 40% of non-profits and service organizations fail to screen their volunteers, and fingerprint screening never tells you the complete story. We will help you do much better.Contact Us
Keep Your Organization Protected, and Your Reputation Intact, with Our Cutting-Edge and Lightning Fast Volunteer Screening Solutions
You owe it to yourself to find a comprehensive background screening solution that saves you time and money while alleviating risk and stress. Shield Screening gives you access to intuitive software design that makes data entry a breeze; the most advanced screening infrastructure in the industry; and super-fast turnaround times.
Shield offers you round-the-clock protection while obtaining the vital information you need to bolster your workforce with dependable, safe and motivated volunteers.
Shield does not use overseas call centers with untrained workers operating off of digital scripts. Our customer service team is accessible all day and after hours to handle your important needs. We are here to answer your questions and walk you through every step of the screening process.
Volunteer Background Screening Custom-Tailored to Your Industry Organization
Regardless of your organization’s size or industry focus, we specialize in crafting one-of-a-kind screening solutions that are specific to your needs, and the recruiting challenges you face. We offer the highest level of quality and accuracy, with each report being scanned, checked, and verified by our team of screening specialists right here in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Accurate & Verifired Background Data
We partner with dozens of affiliate strategic partners that serve as the backbone to our highly-secure screening infrastructure. Our partnerships give you access to the highest caliber background data from the world’s largest databases, with reports that arrive in hours while other companies leave you hanging for days. Your solutions will be truly efficient, convenient for your volunteers, and FCRA compliant for greater peace of mind.
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We will meet the needs of your church, charity or nonprofit to keep your organization compliant, safe, and secure.
- Christian & Faith-Based Auxiliary Services
- Social & Human Services
- Youth Development & Leadership Programs
- Education & Research institutions
- Healthcare & relief organizations
- Sports Teams & Coaching/Referee Associations
Get 24/7 Protection with the Most Reliable Volunteers
Run criminal background checks and the system automatically searches the proper jurisdictions. Get the latest results from sex offender registries, terrorist watch lists, federal criminal court convictions, and motor vehicle records. Screen your candidates thoroughly and identify lawbreakers to protect your organization from predators, thieves, and litigation. Research employment, credit, and education records, facilitate drug testing, and get alerted to errors and omissions on applications, to determine a candidate’s true identity. All reports are digitally stored in the cloud for instant retrieval. Candidates can e-sign, request copies, and report or alter erroneous information for ultimate convenience. This is the no-clutter, no-hassle volunteer screening solution you have always wanted, and it is all available right at your fingertips.
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- SSN TRACE
- EMPLOYEE CREDIT REPORT
- MVR REPORT
- FEDERAL CRIMINAL SEARCH
- STATE CRIMINAL SEARCH
- COUNTY CRIMINAL SEARCH
- INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL SEARCH
- DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING
Who is Protecting You?
With over 50 years of combined leadership in the background screening industry, Shield has developed partnerships with dozens of industry leading technologies and services to offer you better, smarter and faster screening solutions.
Get Shield protection and start making more informed volunteer and staffing decisions while safeguarding the future of your organization.
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Match an applicant’s name and date of birth with the SSN listed on the application. Find out which state and date the SSN was issued, all the applicant’s known addresses, and determine if the SSN shows up on the death index registry.
EMPLOYEE CREDIT REPORT
Get credit information on your candidates and evaluate their financial history to determine their ability to manage fiduciary responsibilities.
Query the state DMV repository to ensure the driver’s license is current and valid. Get access to the date of issuance, status and restrictions, and all license infractions and suspensions.
FEDERAL CRIMINAL SEARCH
Name and DOB search of misdemeanor or felony federal district court records. A name and date of birth search of federal court records for an applicant. Includes all available, reportable Federal records, including criminal records, bankruptcies, tax liens and other records from the district and appellate courts.
STATE CRIMINAL SEARCH
Misdemeanor and felony search reported by state agency, police or bureau of investigation. A name, date of birth and, where available, identity based criminal record search for a selected state’s bureau of investigation records. Includes all available, reportable records including felonies, misdemeanors and serious traffic violations.
COUNTY CRIMINAL SEARCH
In-depth misdemeanor and felony search/most accurate up to the minute data directly from county courthouse records. A name, date of birth and, where available, identity based education verification for institutions located outside of the United States. Includes all available records for that institution’s system.
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL SEARCH
Check all national, state, and county-level jurisdictions for your applicant’s SSN. Lists felonies, misdemeanors, and major traffic citations classified as misdemeanor or above (where available).
DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING
Get access to a wide range of drug and alcohol testing services and seamlessly implement them into your recruiting process. Includes both high-level testing and in-office testing for all industries.
BREATHE ALCOHOL TESTING
A breath based alcohol test for applicants in post-accident or suspicion based testing.
SEX OFFENDER SCREENING
Check your applicant’s name, SSN, and date of birth against all state and nationwide sex offender repositories.
NATIONWIDE CRIMINAL/SEX OFFENDER SEARCH
Our system scours national, state, and county level repositories to determine if an applicant has ever been charged with a felony, misdemeanor or major traffic citation. Includes sex offender registry searches and civil records, such as protective orders. Screen once upon hiring or regularly with ongoing monitoring to keep law-breakers from infecting your company culture.
Database searching thousands of database sources such as terrorist watchlist, OFAC, DEA, ATF, Interpol, sanctions search, etc.
Verification for an applicant based on their previous professional history. Can be tailored to address and identify key characteristics that your organization supports, such as timeliness, creativity, completion of projects, and overall competencies.
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL RECORDS
An identity based credit report for an applicant from a country outside of the United States. Includes all available records for that country’s credit system.
PERSONAL REFERENCE REPORT
Get a manual validation of your applicant’s personality to determine if the person’s character and values will mesh with your company culture.
QUICK APP FEATURE
This service allows recruiters to submit a report request directly to the applicant for completion. Upon logging in, the recruiter enters a valid email address for the applicant and submits the request. The applicant then receives an email notifying them of the request and follows a secure link to complete their information for the report request.
Run your applicants social security number to find out where they have lived and then have the ability to choose where you would like to search. We believe that the more we can customize your experience with our company the more efficient and cost effective we can make the process for you.
AUTOMATIC MANUAL REVIEW OF NON-NEGATIVE REPORTS
In order to match our turnaround times, many background screening companies will decrease the amount of data considered when matching potential records, and will push through instant results that are matched ONLY to the applicants first name, last name and date of birth. This often leads to a number of “false positive” hits on your applicant’s reports – a potential liability risk. Shield Screening is able to maintain these turnaround times while still offering a manual review of all non-negative reports. When a report is returned with potential negative data, it is automatically moved to a review queue where a trained, experienced verifier reviews the report for any additional identifiers on the record (middle names, aliases, address history, etc.). All non-positive results are removed from the report and only those records constituting a “best possible match” are included for your review. By removing these “false positive” records, we help you ensure that you make hiring decisions based on the best quality data available, and retain the qualified individuals that apply for your positions.
AUTOMATED RESULTS ON MANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
While some products and services require a more extensive review of data to complete, many of our products and services offer instant or near-instant turnaround times. Many of our county criminal searches are available via integrations built with the jurisdiction’s databases, so turnaround times are reduced by up to 300%. Additionally, special integrations built with drug screening providers allow negative results to be returned to your organization within twenty minutes of the applicant’s test. Only those tests with potential hits are sent to our MRO for review.
CRIMINAL MONITORING SERVICES
Shield Screening provides a monthly monitoring service that actively screens individuals for post-hire criminal records. A service that can be set up on a monthly or quarterly basis, the criminal monitoring service queries the applicant’s history on a national and local level, then reports any newly established criminal proceedings.