Prospective volunteers will complete a volunteer application and
consent to a background check and will be placed by an authorized
Appointment to a volunteer position with GSGATL is contingent upon
completion and review of a volunteer application, criminal background
check, and possibly reference checks.
The following rules generally will apply if GSGATL learns (via
criminal background check or otherwise) that a prospective or current
volunteer has been convicted in the past seven years of one of the
following crimes under the laws of the state of Georgia, another state
in the United States, or another country.
GSGATL reserves the right to permanently deny anyone a volunteer
position if GSGATL officials believe the person is inappropriate for
Criminal background checks include a time frame of at least seven
years; therefore, it is appropriate that the volunteer must be
dismissed or put in a position restricted from working with girls for
a minimum of seven years from the disposition of the offense.