Otter Offers Free Background Checks for Caregivers

When it comes to childcare, who you allow into your community of care is one of the biggest decisions you make. At Otter, we’re offering free childcare background checks for all parents who want to provide childcare in their neighborhoods, even if Otter isn’t available there yet. We’re doing this because we truly believe in Otter’s model of parents providing childcare for other parents. 

At Otter, we run background checks on everyone using a leading third-party company — this ​​includes a Social Security number trace, National Sex Offender Search, Global Watchlist Search, National Criminal Search, and County Criminal Search. We take safety seriously and we want to extend that same level of trustworthy childcare beyond just our community, so we’re offering a free background check to parents anywhere who want to provide care in their communities. With a background check in hand, parents can confidently market themselves as a trusted care provider in their own neighborhoods. 

All you have to do to get your free background check is visit the Otter website, sign up as a caregiver, and share your zip code. You’ll get an email prompting you to finish the background check process and you’ll get your results in a few days.

We believe that everyone deserves access to safe and reliable childcare and it’s something we’re excited to offer to the greater community. Please feel free to share this news with your family and friends! 

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