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Applicant Responsibilities
This article outlines applicant responsibilities for ensuring they successfully pass a background check in each region. NYC GoPass: Step-by-step instructions for completing the online portion of the GoPass application, including screenshots, ar...
Bay Area Background Check Procedures
Bay Area Background Check Procedures Each region operates within different school systems with varying rules and regulations for volunteering with minors. Thus, local staff and assigned screeners must be aware of the procedures for region-specifi...
Chicago Background Check Procedures
Each region iMentor serves and the corresponding school district(s) have varying rules and regulations for volunteering with minors. Thus, local staff and assigned screeners must be aware of the procedures for region-specific background checks. A...
NYC Background Check Procedures
Each region works with different school districts who have varying rules and regulations for volunteering with minors. Local staff and screeners must be aware of the procedures for region-specific background checks.  This article describes the...
Pending Investigation
The status of a mentor applicant's background check may come back from the various background check agencies as "Pending Investigation." To ensure data integrity, the regional screening manager will be responsible for updating the bac...
GoPass FAQ for Screeners
Many volunteers are confused about what GoPass is, so it often helps to make this clear when you are fielding GoPass question. GoPass is not affiliated with iMentor. It is administered by NYC Service (a division of the Mayor’s Office) and the ...
Background Check Denials for Matched Mentors
This article outlines how we would learn of a background check denial by region, a list of relevant parties who should be involved, and the appropriate steps to take in response. The process outlined here is specifically for volunteers who are cur...
Baltimore Background Check Procedures
Each region operates within different school systems with varying rules and regulations for volunteering with minors. Thus, local staff and assigned screeners must be aware of the procedures for region-specific background checks. The Baltimore City ...