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Seasonal Staffing Needs Carry Stark Risks For Govt. Entities

Temps, volunteers must be rigorously vetted with effective screening process

With the warm-weather months upon us, many government entities are hiring seasonal staff for their parks-and-recreation programs. But in the current austere economic climate, there is valid concern that reduced budgets will hamper the ability to fund the appropriate risk-control tactics and policies around hiring and screening.

And just one instance of sexual abuse or molestation can generate great economic costs to a government entity—plus the intangible damages of bad press and community outrage.

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