All volunteers must also complete background checks before being approved/accepted by the Board of Directors. Pennsylvania State Law requires any volunteer that may come in contact with a minor to be cleared for child abuse history and criminal background history.
If you have lived in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania continuously for the past ten years: you need to submit the following:
If you have not lived in Pennsylvania for at least ten years, then you must submit the following:
These are state laws and are required. You can review the requirements here: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/KeepKidsSafe/Clearances/Documents/KKS-VolunteerFAQ_2021.pdf
Important Note: All clearances and information pertaining to the above are confidential and will be treated as such. The results are solely used for the purpose of determining eligibility to volunteer.
Listed Below are links for the PA State police Criminal Background Check and the PA Child Abuse History Clearance. These are free for volunteers. Both must be submitted to the Administrative Director prior to being allowed ANY contact with the athletes.
PA State Police Criminal Background Check
PA Child Abuse Clearance:
FBI Background Check:
https://uenroll.identogo.com/ (use service code 1KG6ZJ )
CDC's Head-Ups Concussion Training: