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AYSO National Required Courses:

Go to: www.aysou.org and sign in with your Sports Connect login. Click on 'My Courses', and launch the course:

  • Safe Haven Certification 
  • CDC Concussion Course 
  • AYSO Laws of the Game

There may be applicable position training required. Some courses can be taken online and many MUST be taken in-person. Training schedules will be shared.

 

Pennsylvania State Required Clearances:

PA State Clearances are valid for 5 years from date of issue. Clearances from work or other volunteer position can be used if they are still valid.

  • PA State Police Request for Criminal Records Check (Act 34) - https://epatch.state.pa.us/.
    There is no fee for the VOLUNTEER check. Make sure to choose the yellow 'New Record Check (Volunteers Only)' button.
      
  • PA Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151) - https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
    There is no fee for this. Create an individual login, complete the required fields. A PDF will be available when the background check is complete.
     
  • If you have not lived in Pennsylvania consecutively for the last 10 years, you must also complete FBI Fingerprinting. Information on that process can be found here:
    http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/cs/groups/webcontent/documents/document/c_267907.pdf.
    **Please note, there is a fee for this. Please keep all receipts if seeking reimbursement.


Save documents as a PDF and submit to the Child and Volunteer Protection Advocate (CVPA), Samantha Morgan, to [email protected] or [email protected].

 

AYSO National Background Check via Sterling Volunteer

This Level 2 Background check through Sterling Volunteer is a new AYSO National requirement that took effect in the Fall 2019 season. It must be completed each year. It will continue to scan your background every month and notify AYSO National if there are any changes to your eligibility as a volunteer. This background check is in addition to the PA State Clearances that are also required. This background check will need to be renewed once per year (July 1 - June 30)

  1. Go to your Volunteer Card (Log in, Go to your account, and click the “Volunteer” button on the sidebar)
     
  2. Click the "Submit Background Check" button that appears on the Volunteer Card - it will take you to the Sterling Volunteer website. Go through that link and confirm your information there. At the end it will ask to pay $25. Please print the receipt at attach it to this Reimbursement Form if seeking reimbursement.
     
  3. It will take a few days to initially approve you as a volunteer. You can check the status your Volunteer page (log into your account and click the "Volunteer" button in the sidebar. It will first say "Pending" and then turn to "Eligible" or "Not Eligible" after the background check is complete.
     
  4. We will reimburse once all clearances are submitted and training is complete.




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Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701

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