Volunteer Application Process

To follow the many new changes in Pennsylvania Law, it is important to know the new process of completing your staff application. As we seek to keep our campers and volunteers safe, we must adhere to the new guidelines for both PA and Non PA Residents. ALL VOLUNTEERS regardless of age, position, or state of residence must follow the instructions on this Application Process page BEFORE you can work at camp. Completing the application and obtaining the background clearances is not a guarantee you will be selected to work. It is the responsibility of each Director to acquire their staff. Please contact the Director's with any questions you may have regarding working by clicking here. 

Pennsylvania Residents - Adults 18 years and older

Step 1: Complete the Staff Application 

 

Step 2: Complete the following 3 clearances. (Camp must have your most recent clearances within the last 5 years. If you are unsure of when you completed the clearances, please contact the office at 610-689-0173 before completing them again. 

Pennsylvania Child Abuse

  • CREATE INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT, or INDIVIDUAL LOGIN (if you already have an account)

  • Submit a request for a PA Child Abuse History Clearance. You are applying for a VOLUNTEER clearance (Free). Under volunteer category select "Other" and put Camp Manatawny under Agency Name.

Pennsylvania State Police 

Criminal Check

  • Click: New Records Check

       (Volunteers Only) (Free)  

  • Your certificate is returned immediately.

FBI Fingerprint

Criminal Check

For Pennsylvania residents living in PA less than 10 years. (To schedule your FBI fingerprint appointment, follow the instructions in the document)

For Residents living in PA continuously over 10 years. Print and have notarized

Send your Clearances to Camp. 

Documentation MUST be provided BEFORE volunteer service and kept on file for all volunteers. DO NOT SEND PHOTOS OF YOUR DOCUMENTS. 

(1) Upload files to your document center in your UltraCamp account under "Additional Options". Select Documents and then the upload button next to Background Clearances. (This is suggested) The documents will be stored in a cloud-based, password-protected server for your security.

(2) Via email to info@manatawny.org.

(3) You may also mail in paper copies to the camp office and we will upload them to your account for you.

Pennsylvania Residents - Youth 12 to 17 years old

  • Youth under 18 do not need to complete background checks

  • During orientation, you will be required to view safety videos and sign a form stating that you have no past history which disqualifies you from working at camp.

Out of State Volunteers

  • Do not complete above background checks

  • During orientation, you will be required to view safety videos and sign a form stating that you have no past history which disqualifies you from working at camp.

National Background Check and Training

In addition to the above requirements, All volunteers, regardless of age, state of residence or position, will be subject to a

national background check run by Camp Manatawny at Camp’s expense.

All volunteers will be required to attend the mandatory staff training.

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Delaware Valley Christian Camp - Camp Manatawny - 33 Camp Rd. Douglassville, PA 19518           Business Office: (610) 707-DVCC [3822] - Summer Office: (610) 707-CAMP [2267]

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