Some of the faclities with which Transformation Yoga Project contracts require instructors to provide PA State Police Criminal History Checks, Dept. of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearances and/or FBI Fingerprint background checks.
In additiona, the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law requires all prospective and current adults working in a paid or unpaid capacity “who have direct contact with children or who are responsible for the welfare of a child” (under 18 years of age) to obtain both criminal background check and child abuse clearances once every 5 years. 23 Pa.C.S. § 6344.4(1)(i). “Direct contact with Children” is defined in the Child Protective Services Law as “the care, supervision, guidance or control of children AND routine interaction with children”. 23 Pa.C.S. § 6303. Accordingly, TYP requires any applicant interested in working with one of our youth programs to provide the state mandated documentation.
A. All instructors working with youth programs will be required to obtain and submit:
B. Additional documentation:
If you have resided in the Commonwealth for less than 10 years, then will be required to obtain:
If you have resided in the Commonwealth continuously for at least the past 10 years you will also be required to submit:
If you have obtained any of these clearances, you may submit them below. Otherwise, we will collect them from you at a future date prior to instruction as needed.