Keep your ministry safe and secure with Shepherd’s Watch Background ChecksTM.
In today’s challenging environment, it’s critical to take steps to protect those in your church’s care. Properly screening your staff and volunteers is an important step in that process!
Shepherd’s Watch Background Checks is partnered with the leading global background check company, First Advantage. Because of our long-term partnership with First Advantage, we’re able to offer you best-in-class background checks at affordable prices.
Choose us with confidence. Group has been serving churches for more than 45 years, and we’ve been offering background check services for more than 17 years. You can trust that we know your church’s needs and we understand the best ways to protect your church and those you serve.
Only available in the United States.
With Shepherd's Watch you can count on…
- Quality and affordable background checks starting at just $9 from the leading background check company in the world. First Advantage is FCRA compliant and accredited with the PBSA.
- Expertise from specialists at First Advantage who know background checks the best.
- Easy-to-use electronic and mobile consent forms for your new-hire candidates and volunteers to easily enter their own personal information, saving you valuable time and resources.
- Fast access and turnaround times. Register your account and start running background checks in 24 to 48 hours, with fast results. 93% of all U.S. Criminal Screens are completed in 1 day.
- Peace of mind knowing you’re running your background checks through one of the most comprehensive databases in the world.
The Shepherd's Watch Membership gives you access to the background check system and sets you up with our partner, First Advantage. Membership purchase is a one-time fee that gives you a lifetime membership.
Once you've completed your purchase, you will receive an email with instructions for logging in to the Shepherd's Watch site and registering. Once your church is registered, you can begin ordering background checks immediately.
With Shepherd's Watch Basic Membership, you will receive:
- Monthly Safety Newsletter: Covering topics such as...how to avoid and spot child sexual abuse and safety basics for children, youth, and at-risk adults.
- Videos for Volunteer Safety Training: Send these videos out to your team!
- Articles and Forms: Use these articles and forms for your staff and volunteers.
- Special Pricing on Expert Background Checks: Background checks not included in membership fee.