Safe Security Program For Non-Profits

Are you aware that one of four girls and one of seven boys are sexually molested before their 18th birthday and that the most common abusers of children are acquaintances of their victims? Are you aware that the allegations of sexual misconduct within the non-profit organization and community are significantly on the rise?

Edwards and Associates has had great success assisting non-profit organizations protect themselves, their clientele and their assets by assisting them to develop Safe-Security Programs.
We will help you through our recommendations for your process and procedures. In the end, you will have the protection that our plan provides.

Our Pledge to You

To keep your organization — and those in its care — out of harms way by providing procedures and critical information which enables your organization to make informed decisions concerning employees and volunteers that work with your clientele.

Why should you consider adopting a Safe Security program for your non-profit organization?

  • To provide necessary and critical processes and procedures for your organization to follow in recruitment, screening, employment and dismissal of employees and volunteers.
  • To fulfil your insurance obligation. A screening program is required for sexual misconduct coverage; an attachment of your liability non-profit insurance policy.
  • Most importantly, it’s the safe and right thing to do for your organization. Your team will be free to carry out your mission knowing that individuals working with your clientele have been screened and approved.

Our Comprehensive Services

A highly-qualified representative with experience helping other non-profit organizations to develop useful and enforceable guidelines will assist you develop the right Safe Security program for your non-profit organization.

We provide the services requested for the implementation of the security guidelines:

  • State Criminal History Reports
  • References/prior employment
  • MVR Reports
  • Credit Reports
  • Drug Testing
  • Daily criminal history updates for North Carolina
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • Compliance Officer
  • Buildings and grounds security survey

How does Edwards & Associates compare with competitors?

Edwards & Associates Competitor
No initial cost Initial cost may be required
All criminal reports performed by Edwards & Associates Online retrieval of records
Confidentiality of information Information is readily available to staff and committees
Compliance officer assigned to your organization No compliance officer assigned to your organization
Competitive Cost No cost guarantee
Confidental storage of records at no cost with availability to view them at any time.  

Your confidential reports may be sent back to the organization as requested

—or— A letter may be sent indicating those individuals that meet the guidelines of the organization for employment/volunteer work and/or those that do not meet the guidelines. All records stored in confidence at the offices of Edwards & Associates. Individuals not meeting the guidelines would be called by Edwards & Associates and their criminal history discussed with the individual.

> Learn how to set up a Program for your Organization