Serving Horry, Georgetown, and Marion Counties
Once you complete the application and conduct an interview, then your background check will be processed.
It typically takes less than a week to be approved. Once approved, you and your GNC administrator will be contacted by CEF.
You will not be able to go to any Good News Club until you have been approved.
Thank you for helping us provide a safe environment for the children entrusted to our care. We look forward to working with you!
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Working with children, you should be aware of child protection laws within South Carolina. For details on South Carolina Children's Code click here. For additional information on recognizing and reporting suspected child abuse or neglect, click here.
Watch the Protecting Today's Child Video
1. STEP ONE: Read
God's Word tells us in Amos, "Can two walk together, except they be agreed?" We want you to know what our core beliefs are and how we all agree to work in unity. For your convenience, you are welcome to download and/or print these documents. You will NOT need to sign them or submit them. In the application, you will be asked if you have read and agree with the documents.
2. STEP TWO: Watch or Listen
- Watch the 9 minute Protecting Today's Child video to the right.
- Listen by calling (866) 878-4182.
Please be sure your volume is turned up. In the application, you will be asked if you have reviewed and agree to abide by the Policy.
3. STEP THREE: Gather some information
As you read/review, should a question arise, please contact the CEF office BEFORE proceeding (843) 365-4233.