Thank you for scheduling your event at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. Local policy requires all program employees or volunteers to successfully complete –OR– certify compliance with the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Federal Criminal History Record.
The event Program Administrator or Program Liaison is responsible for appropriate document submission as described in the Required Documentation section below.
All documentation must be submitted thirty (30) days prior to the event start date per Mansfield University’s Protection of Minors policy.
Events not in compliance with required documentation thirty (30) days prior to the event start date are subject to cancellation by the university.
Authorized Adults: Individuals, paid or unpaid, who may have direct contact, interact with, treat, supervise, chaperone, or otherwise oversee minors. This includes, but is not limited to, faculty, staff, volunteers, graduate and undergraduate students, interns, employees of temporary employment agencies, and independent contractors. Roles of authorized adults or program staff include, but are not limited to, positions as counselors, chaperones, coaches, instructors, health care providers, and outside providers running programs in leased facilities. This definition does not include temporary guest speakers, presenters, or other individuals who have no direct contact with program participants other than short-term activities supervised by program staff; or fellow students whose only role is as a participant in the education, services, or program offered.
Minor (Child): A person under 18 years of age. Minors may be enrolled undergraduate/graduate students; students "dually enrolled" with the university and in elementary, middle, or high school; employees; or participants in program activities.
Background Clearance Compliance Contacts
Mansfield University Compliance Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mansfield University Compliance Requirements: Ms. Tanya Bombicca
Required Steps and Documentation
1. Follow the COMPLIANCE FLOW CHART, which contains document links to determine which process is relevant for each category of camp or conference worker.
2. FOLLOW THE PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS GUIDE: A Program Administrators Guide for INTERNAL Program Administrators, including an event checklist, is being developed for assistance with the event process. Program documentation, required consent forms (parental, medical, photo/video) and orientation materials must be collected by the Program Administrator and retained in Human Resources.