It is the responsibility of Connection Ministries and congregations ministering with people with intellectual disabilities to take every reasonable measure to protect all participants, both people with disabilities and volunteers, who are involved in their ministries. For this reason, all participants with disabilities and volunteers in churches partnering with Connection Ministries are requires to complete a detailed application.
Adult volunteers undergo a criminal background screen and participants with disabilities are screened on the Indiana sexual offender registry. Applications may be completer online or downloaded and completed the traditional way.
Download the Traditional Application
For those who prefer to fill out the application by hand, you can open the “Participant and Volunteer Application Download.” Print and complete the document and mail to Connection Ministries.
Adult Volunteers, ages 18 and older, interacting with people with disabilities need to complete an Authorization for Criminal Background Screen (below).
Authorization for Criminal Background Screen
Insure Safety and Reduce Risk;
for our Friends with Disabilities
All adult volunteers, age 18 and older, interacting with people with disabilities are required to get a criminal background screen. Connection Ministries will complete your screen at no cost to you. It can be done electronically by checking the appropriate box on either the electronic or traditional application. Trusted Employees, our background screen provider, will send you a personal email with a secure link to an online authorization form. You may also open the “Authorization for Criminal Background Screen Download.” Print and complete the document and mail to Connection Ministries. In both cases, you will need to provide your Social Security Number. If you complete your authorization electronically, Connection Ministries will not see your personal information.
P. O. Box 29495
Indianapolis, IN 46229