Transportation to Service Sites

Sign up for transportation to service sites located in Chester by completing this form:  Student Transportation Request

All requests MUST be submitted at least 48 hours before the time transportation is needed.  Students who fail to sign up in advance will be turned away.  Once scheduled, students will receive an email confirming the shuttle date and time. 

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before scheduled departure.  Do not report to Campus Safety for a ride without confirmation. 


How to Obtain a Criminal Background Check

Many volunteer opportunities require a criminal background check. Students who serve with minors or children generally need to obtain three clearances: (1) PA Child Abuse History, (2) PA Criminal Record Check, and (3) FBI Criminal Record Check.

For instructions about how to obtain clearances, please see "Background Check Instructions" under "Related docs" to the right.

To begin the process using a CastleBranch portal, please click here.

Political Engagement

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Volunteering can be the difference-maker in your next interview:  Ground-breaking research at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) provides evidence of a relationship between volunteering and finding employment.  Its new study, “Volunteering as a Pathway to Employment,” found that those who were out of work and got involved with volunteering opportunities increased their likelihood of finding employment by 27 percent. Find the report here.