There are many ways in which you can get involved…..
IMPORTANT, if you do not have a family account you will need to create one first, confirm the account, add your family information, add yourself as a participant and click sign-up to volunteer. You will not be fully registered as a volunteer until you have accepted the volunteer policy and confirmed you are registering as a volunteer.
For those age 18 or older, you must complete background checks for safety reasons and to abide by the law. These background checks include (1) the PA Child Abuse Clearance Check, (2) the PA Statewide Background Check, and (3a) a signed affirmation letter OR (3b) the FBI Fingerprint Screening. All coaches must provide these three background checks!!
If you have had these background checks completed within the last two years, you must provide a copy of all three of your checks to the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley office.
YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR BACKGROUND CHECKS BELOW…..
(1) The Pennsylvania State Policy Check can be obtained by visiting: https://epatch.state.pa.us/
(2) The Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance can be obtained by visiting: https://www.compass.state.pa.
(3a) Affirmation Letter – if the volunteer has been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for the past 10 years, and they affirm, in writing, that they are not disqualified from service based on a conviction of one or more of the disqualifying offenses found in 23 Pa. C.S.A. 6344, the volunteer does not need to undergo the FBI fingerprint clearance. The volunteer needs to read and sign the following document and submit it to the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley office. Keep Kids Safe
(3b) FBI Fingerprint Screening – if the volunteer has NOT been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for the past 10 years, then they MUST complete the FBI fingerprint clearance by visiting: This can be done using this website and click on the Pennsylvania Department of Education link: https://www.pa.cogentid.com/