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Most CRCKY staff are volunteers. We need and welcome volunteers in many capacities, from helping clients to administrative tasks. Spanish and French speaking volunteers are particularly needed. We have openings for the following positions:
- Food delivery personnel
- Board members
- Social media coordinators
- Volunteers to table at community events
- PR material translators (includes flyers, social media, etc.)
If you are interested in becoming a CRCKY volunteer, please email Dominique Olbert at email@example.com and complete our online application at the link listed below. After the email and application are received, you will be contacted for an interview.
All volunteers with direct client contact are required to submit a background check before they can work with clients. If you have a background check that is less than 2 years old, you do not need to obtain a new one. Instead, please email a scanned copy to Dominique Olbert at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need to obtain a new background check and live in Fayette County, please do so through one of the following agencies listed below. If you live outside of Fayette County, you will need to contact your local county/state police department.
Please email a copy of an electronic report to Dominique at: email@example.com.
Direct Screening - $16.95
They will charge $16.95 to your card and provide you with an electronic report immediately after payment.
1. Enter your name, birth date, and "volunteer" as reason for search.
2. When the payment goes through, you will see a line that says: "Hi <your name>, please click here to access your stored reports" at the top of the screen, right under the top menu and to the right of their logo.
3. Click on "click here", and then click on the "Subject's Name" field.
4. Your report will appear on the screen. You can either save it as a pdf and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or print it and mail it to CRCKY at:
153 Patchen Drive
Lexington, KY 40517
AOC CourtNet - $25
Call (502) 573-1682 or submit an online application at:
AOC CourtNet is a way to check your criminal history (based on court records) for $25.00. You can make this request online, by mail, or in person in Frankfort.
Kentucky State Police
Call (304) 625-5590 or submit an online application at:
Kentucky State Police offer a Background Check (criminal history – any arrests) for $20.00 as well. Choose the “Name Based” and then “Employment” options. Submit by mail with a check and two stamped envelopes (one for CRCKY and one for you) or submit in person.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/identity-history-summary-checks or (304) 625-5590
The FBI will do a Criminal History Summary for $18.00, but you also have to submit a set of Fingerprints (which may need to be done by a law enforcement officer for an additional fee; check out the list at http://www.myfbireport.com/locations/lawEnforcement/KY.php#L and scroll down to see Louisville or Lexington locations). You can also try to do the fingerprints yourself; they have a guide on the FBI website.
Financial assistance is available to potential volunteers for whom this fee constitutes a financial hardship. Please email Dominique for details.
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