This is to inform you Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest, herein noted as BBBS or BBSINW, may obtain information about you and/or your history related to potential criminal activity. The report from authorized sources may include, among other information, arrest, conviction, and final board disciplinary decisions. BBBS may additionally obtain information concerning your background, character, medical conditions, employment, education, and military experience. Information obtained by BBBS will be used only for the purposes of assessing your suitability to become a volunteer and matching you with a student.
As provided by State Law (RCW 43.43.830) a disclosure statement must be made by an applicant, and background inquiries may be made of certain civil adjudication's, conviction records or crimes against persons and disciplinary board final decisions prior to appointment to positions which have unsupervised access to youth.
Such inquiries may be made to state and/or federal law enforcement agencies. Information obtained from the disclosure statement, or from the background inquiries, will not necessarily preclude appointment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's character, suitability, and competence to person in the position applied for and may result in a denial of appointment. The use of the record of these inquiries will be restricted to the decision on your application and may be shared with the parent/guarding of the child you choose to match to.
If you wish to be considered for a volunteer or staff position, you must complete and sign this application and associated forms. Failure to do so will disqualify you for any volunteer or staff appointment.