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SYC Youth Club

Background Clearance Check

SYC Youth Club is fully committed to the safety and protection of all children enrolled in our programs. Each sport may have different requirements for clearances for volunteers. Please check on the sport home page for any additional requirements. Once your clearances have been submitted, they will be valid for 5 years and are transferable between sports programs.


Requirements for the State of PA (all volunteers must provide the following):

Note: All clearance checks which were performed prior to September 1, 2014 must be renewed for the 2019 season!


Clearance requirements if the volunteer has been a resident of PA continuously for the past 10 years:
1) Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check (FREE)
https://epatch.state.pa.us/
2) Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance through the Dept. of Human Services (FREE)
https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
3) Signed disclaimer affirming no charges in other states that would prohibit selection as a volunteer
http://www.pastatell.org/Background%20Check%20Signature%20Form.pdf


OR:


Clearance requirements if the volunteer has NOT been a resident of PA continuously for the past 10 years:
1) Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check (FREE)
2) Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance through the Dept. of Human Services (FREE)
https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
3) FBI Criminal Background Check (fingerprint check) for federal criminal history records ($$)
https://uenroll.identogo.com/
               
 If you are unsure of the service code, please use service code for PA Dept. of Education School Districts: 1KG6XN


Once you have completed these checks, print/save the results and send to the director of the sport you wish to volunteer and copy [email protected]

For questions related to the new clearance requirements for volunteers or the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, please contact the ChildLine Verification Unit at 717-783-6211 or 1-877-371-5422.

To read more about PA law regarding the requirement of clearances for volunteering, please visit: www.KeepKidsSafe.pa.gov