If you are interested in serving at Soma Philadelphia as a teacher or childcare volunteer, please complete the forms below. Paper submission’s of the background check and child abuse clearance will take longer, so please complete the online submission via the instruction below if possible. If you have any questions just let us know!
Fill out the online form as directed. You will need the organization name you are volunteering for, your social security number, maiden name/aliases and date of birth.
Once completed, you will get a results screen. Please wait until the processing has finished before reviewing the background check. Once processing is complete, click on the Control Number hyperlink to view the details of your record check.
Print a copy of your certification. You will NOT receive a copy in the mail.
Step Two – Act 151 Child Abuse History Clearance – NO FEE IF VOLUNTEER
To obtain this clearance, you will need to have the following information ready:
All of your permanent addresses since 1975
Names of all individuals you have lived with since 1975, both living and deceased (i.e. parents, guardians, siblings, spouses, children, grandparents, etc.)
Any previous names you have used or have been known by (i.e. maiden name, etc.)
Your clearance will be processed more promptly if you also provide your social security number.