AB-506 VOLUNTEER PROCESS – 3 Easy Steps

Volunteers and staff must be registered members of the BSA.

1. REQUIRED STATE MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING

• All Regular Volunteer positions identified as requiring training shall complete training beginning January 1, 2022.
• Regular Volunteer means a volunteer with the BSA who is 18 years of age or older and who has direct contact with, or supervision of, children more than 16 hours per month or 32 hours per year.
• Complete California Mandated Reporter Training (2 hours)
https://mandatedreporterca.com/training/volunteers

2. STATE TRAINING COMPLETED

• Upload your state Mandated Reporter Training Certificate to your Council.

This form is for submitting the State Mandated Reporter Training Certificate.  Please compete this form and upload your certificate below. Also below is a link for your Council’s Live Scan Service form.

Thank you in advance for completing this process to insure the safety of our Scouts.


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    3. LIVE SCAN BACKGROUND CHECK 

    Option 1 (no paperwork)
    • Complete the transaction by visiting https://ApplicantServices.com/CaliforniaScouting and click on button representing your Council.
    • Each individual must pay online a fixed fingerprint rolling fee of $26 and FBI background check fee ($17)

    Option 2 (must complete and bring Live Scan form)
    • Fill out the Request for Live Scan Service form below.
    • Find the Live Scan site nearest you https://oag.ca.gov/fingerprints/locations
    • Bring the complete Request for Live Scan Service form to a service provider. It is critical that you use your Council’s Live Scan form, as it includes your Council’s routing information for your background check.
    • Each individual must pay a fingerprint rolling fee ($20 – $40) and FBI background check fee ($17) to the Live Scan service provider.

    DOWNLOAD LIVE SCAN REQUEST FORM

    Thank you for completing this important process. Together, we are providing a safe Scouting program for thousands of youth across California.