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Background Checks

Bear Creek Recreation Council

Volunteer Back Ground Check Procedures

Bear Creek Recreation Council would like to thank everyone for requesting to volunteer. This year Baltimore County Recreation and Parks have a new requirement that all volunteers must complete a background check. This includes any volunteer role including, but not limited to, coach, assistant coaches, managers, instructor, etc... The process takes about 5 minutes and is fairly straight forward. The background check is for:

  • Presence on national sex offender registry
  • First degree assault convictions in last 5 years
  •  Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute conviction in last 5 years
  •  Indecent Exposure convictions in last 5 years
  •  You can check the report after your complete the check. It will take a week or two. 

A detailed direction PDF with images is available here

 If you have any questions, or issues, please email info@bearcreekrec.org

To complete the process:

1.       Visit Volunteer Site 

2.       Select link in Step 3: Complete Online Background Check.

3.       Enter your First Name, Last Name, email address, Access Code is BCGRec17

4.       Select Volunteer

5.       Select Login

 6.       Complete the Background Check Release and Click on I Agree

7.       Complete the Personal Information Section. If you hold multiple positions (Coach, Assistant Coach,  Board Member, you only need to complete one application.  Click on I agree after completing the form. Click I agree takes sometime please be patient.  

8.       You will receive an email confirming your application. 

9.     The process can take up to two weeks to complete. Current application report can be  found here

Contact Us

Bear Creek Recreation Council

Edgemere Elementary School Recreation Center, 7201 North Point Road
Sparrows Point, Maryland 21219

Email Us: info@bearcreekrec.org
Phone : 443-527-5938
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