Employer Resources


Depending on the type of opportunity your workplace is offering, you may be required to have an individual on-site with child-abuse clearances per Pennsylvania law.

Certain individuals, in order to work or volunteer with children, are required to obtain clearances which may include the following:

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance;
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check; and
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check.

More information on the clearance requirements for volunteers can be found here.

For instructions on obtaining clearances, click here.

For step-by-step instructions to apply for clearances, click here.

Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board

A lead organization in Lancaster County for workforce planning, to cooperate with State officials in providing business with locally-validated labor market information and to arrange for a service delivery system that meets the workforce needs of business and the public alike.

United States Department of Labor – Youth in the Workplace

Resource for employers to learn about what students can and cannot do while in the business environment, applicable laws and regulations, as well as compliance assistance materials.

Department of Labor & Industry’s Bureau of Labor Law Compliance

Resource for employers to gain a better understanding of current child labor laws and how to stay in compliance in the workplace.

Employer’s Guide to Job Shadowing

Resource for employers to learn how to implement a job shadowing program.

Employer’s School-to-Career Pocket Guide

Resource for employers to gain insight into ways to connect to the future workforce.

JobGateway for Employers

Resource for employers to post job openings and connect with candidates at no cost. Employers receive detailed information about job seekers when performing a JobGateway search, and there are sorting and filtering capabilities for managing referrals.

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