If under 18 years old, please use the Junior Volunteer Application. This screening is requested by our insurance carrier to help the church provide a safe and secure environment at James River Church and/or James River Charities. Please fill out completely. Allow two weeks for processing. You will be notified when the process is complete.
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Provide three personal references- NOT related to you. Must have known you for at least one year.Note: Minors may not be used as references.
(All applicants must complete this section; only those 18 and older are subject to check.) I hereby authorize a criminal background check and the release of any information which pertains to any record of convictions in its files or in any criminal file maintained on me whether local, state or national. I hereby release any criminal law enforcement agency from any and all liability resulting from such disclosure. Any person or entity relying on this request may rely on a photocopy or facsimile as if it were an original.
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The following questions are part of a process to help provide a safe and secure environment. All information is confidential.
The information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize any references or churches listed in this application to give you any information (including opinions) that they may have regarding my character and fitness for working with or around children. In consideration of this evaluation by James River Church and James River Charities, I hereby release any individual, church, youth organization, charity, employer, reference, or any other person or organization, including record custodians, both collectively and individually, from any and all liability for damages of whatever kind or nature which may at any time result to me, my heirs, or family, on account of compliance or any attempts to comply with this authorization. I waive any right that I may have to inspect any information provided about me by any person or organization identified by me in this application.Should my application be accepted, I agree to be bound by the Bylaws and policies of James River Church and James River Charities and to refrain from unscriptural conduct in the performance of my services on behalf of the church. I further state that I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THE FOREGOING RELEASE AND KNOW THE CONTENTS THEREOF AND I SIGN THIS RELEASE AS MY OWN FREE ACT. This is a legally binding agreement which I have read and understand.
For any further questions, contact the church office at (417)-581-5433