Sterling Volunteers is the premier organization for international volunteer background screening. If your organization requires background screenings in order to process incoming volunteers expedite your volunteer experience and leave the legwork to Sterling Volunteers! 

By using Volunteer Hampton Roads' Sterling Volunteers link volunteer's background screening will automatically be tied to your volunteer profile. Volunteer's background check can then be shared with any nonprofit member of Volunteer Hampton Roads upon their request. For additional information please contact Olga Gonzalez Nichols

What Do the Available Packages Provide?

Level 1

Basic Level Search: (Free)

  • Social Security Trace
  • Government Watch List Search
  • Nationwide Criminal/Sex Offender Database with Primary Source Validation
  • Department of Justice - National Sex Offender Registry (www.NSOPW.gov)
  • FREE Monthly updating of Nationwide Database for one year

Level 2

Advanced Crime History Locator Search: ($17)

  • Terrorist Watchlist Search
  • Validated Nationwide Criminal Search
  • Current County Residence Search
  • Monthly Updating

Level 3

Complete Crime History Locator Search: ($35) 

(Commonly used when working with programs dealing with
children, youth & other sensitive information.) 

  • 50 State DOJ Sex Offender Search
  • Terrorist Watchlist Search
  • Validated Nationwide Criminal Search
  • Current County Residence Search 
  • 7 Year Address History County Search (based on SSN#)
  • Validated Arrest Direct Search
  • Monthly Updating