In accordance with Child Protective Services Law (CPSL), before beginning our program, ECS requires any/all interns who will be working in direct contact with our clients to obtain and submit Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Background check clearances and FBI Finger print registration. These forms may be downloaded directly from the following sites or in some instances may be completed and filed on line.
To obtain your FBI Fingerprint criminal record check you must first register online with Cogent Systems Fingerprint Services at www.pa.cogentid.com (Must have a valid credit or debit card. The current registration fee is $25.75)
For Criminal History Clearance, click here to get started.
Click here to apply for the Child Abuse History clearance electronically. This link will take you directly to the “Child Welfare Portal.” First time requestors must click on the “Create Individual Login” link to start the online application process. Creating an account and submitting your clearance application online will allow immediate access to results or the status of results if they cannot be processed immediately. Must have a valid credit or debit card. The fee is $8.00. For ECS purposes, when completing the form, please put a check mark in the “ Employee of Childcare Services” check off box under “Purpose of Clearance.” Their contact number is: 1-717-783-6211 (it’s best to call very early in the morning)
At ECS, our nearly 150 full-time and part-time employees are our greatest asset. The Human Resources Department strives to:
- support the ECS mission
- address employee needs
- provide a motivating work environment
- encourage individual professional development
- offer a congenial work atmosphere
ECS provides a comprehensive salary and benefits package:
- annual wage reviews
- health insurance
- short- and long-term disability
- life insurance
- tuition reimbursement
- flexible spending accounts
- training opportunities
- transportation subsidies
- 401(k) retirement plan
- generous vacation allowance
- home purchase grants
- Employee Assistance Program
ECS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, economic status or any other basis prohibited by law. ECS is committed to workplace diversity in practice and philosophy.
Please submit your resume online or send a cover letter that includes the job code, salary requirements and resume to:
Episcopal Community Services
225 S. Third St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106