Downloadable forms

 

All volunteers must fill out the appropriate application and Code of Conduct.  In addition, by state law, volunteers must complete the Mandated Reporter Training and obtain the following 3 clearances: PA Child Abuse History, PA State Background Check, and FBI Fingerprinting/Affidavit.  Recently added is the requirement for coaches to complete the Heads Up Concussion training through the CDC.  

2017 Volunteer Affidavit (pdf)

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Coaches Code of Conduct (pdf)

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Volunteer_Form 2017 (pdf)

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Clearance Links

FBI Fingerprinting

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 For the FBI Fingerprinting or Affidavit: 

  •  You need to complete the Affidavit (Section Abpove)  if you have lived for 10 consecutive years in PA and can attest to not having committed the listed crimes.
  • You need to complete the FBI Fingerprinting if you have not lived for 10 consecutive years in PA.

The first clearance of three you must have in order to be involved with the BYFL.  You will either complete fingerprinting or file an affidavit.

PA Child Abuse History

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The second of 3 necessary clearances you must complete to be involved with the BYFL.  

PSP Background Check

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The third of 3 necessary clearances you must complete to be involved with the BYFL.


Standard criminal background check completed by the PA State Police.  Cost is free when clicking the Yellow "New Record Check" link for Volunteering.

Training and Education

Mandated Reporter Training

 Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) offers the most comprehensive training program for mandated reporters of child abuse in the Commonwealth. There are many places you could go to fulfill your training needs. Many are offered by others claiming to be “experts” but the truth is not one other provider has been training mandated reporters as long as PFSA 

Heads Up Concussion CDC

 Coaches and Parents: Changing the Culture of Concussion Starts With You!By taking this free, online course and using what you learn, you will be well positioned to improve the culture of concussion. Your actions can help create a safe environment for young athletes so that they can stay healthy, active, and thrive - both on and off the playing field. 

Cardiac Wise Heart Training

 Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in young athletes.  CardiacWise is a free online educational program designed to educate coaches, parents, athletes on the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest in athletes.  This course is approximately 15 minutes in length.  Individuals who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion