Jefferson Township Little League

Jefferson Twp, PA

Background Check Information

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE GIVEN YOUR CLEARANCES IN PREVIOUS SEASONS, PLEASE RESEND THE INFORMATION FOR THIS SEASON.  

If you have resided continuously in the Commonwealth of PA for the previous 10 years, you must:
  • Complete Clearances #1, #2, #3, AND #4 below.

If you have resided outside of the Commonwealth of PA, at any time, within the past 10 years, you must:
  • Complete the FBI Clearance (as required by Act 153 of 2014) AND Clearance #3. If you need additional information on the FBI clearance, please contact Gregg Boettinger.

If you have completed Clearances #1 and #2 (or FBI clearance) for other organizations or employment (i.e. PTA, other youth sports organizations, church affiliations, school employment, etc.), please make copies of those and submit to us. There is no need to redo.

We require that you submit ALL necessary clearances PRIOR to volunteering with Jefferson Little League.

Thank you for your attention and cooperation with this very important process.

Procedures for clearances:
Clearance #1: Child Abuse History Clearance Procedure:

Step 1: Obtain a Keystone ID:
1. Go to the Child Abuse History Clearance Online @: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
2. Click: Create an individual account
3. Follow steps to create you own Keystone ID which will be used to submit your clearance.
4. Temporary password will be sent to your Email.

Step 2: Electronic Submission of Clearance
1. Go to the Child Abuse History Clearance [email protected]: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
2. Click: Individual Login
3. Click: Access My Clearances
4. Scroll down, click continue on lower right of screen and proceed to login and you will be prompted to change your temporary password.
5. Once password changed, proceed to login with new password.
6. Accept the "Terms and Conditions:", you will then advance, scroll down, click continue on lower right of screen.
7. You will then come to the "My PA Child Abuse History Clearances" screen. Click the "Create Clearance Application" button.
8. After you click the "Create Clearance Application" button", the screen will advance. Scroll to the bottom and click "Begin".
9. On the Application Purpose screen click the button that states:
  • Volunteer Having Contact with Children: Applying for the purpose of volunteering as an adult for an unpaid position as a volunteer with a child-care service, a school or a program, activity or service, as a person responsible for the child's welfare or having direct volunteer contact with children.
10. For Volunteer Category choose: Other from the drop down box. For Agency Name type: Jefferson Township Little League
11. Scroll down, click Next on lower right of screen
12. On the Applicant Information Screen, enter all of your personal info. It is recommended to provide your SSN to expedite the clearance.
13. After info is entered, Scroll down, click Next on lower right of screen.
14. On the Current Address screen, enter all of your info, Scroll down, click Next on lower right of screen.
15. On the Previous Address scree, n, enter all of your info, Scroll down, click Next on lower right of screen.
16. On the Household Members screen, enter all of your info, Scroll down, click Next on lower right of screen.
17. On the Application Summary screen, review all information, Scroll down, click Next on lower right of screen.
18. On eSignature screen, complete, Scroll down, click Next on lower right of screen.
19. On the Application Payment Screen to the question:
Did the organization you are volunteering for provide a code for your application? A code is not required to submit your application?
Click: No
20. Scroll down, click Submit Application on lower right of screen.
21. You will receive a clearance application # and an email regarding receiving your clearance.
22. Print or scan your clearance and send to appropriate league contact above.

Clearance #2: Criminal History Clearance Procedure:

1. Go to: https://epatch.state.pa.us//Home.jsp

2. Click on NEW RECORD CHECK – VOLUNTEERS ONLY

3. Read and Accept the Acknowledgement

4. Complete the form

5. Volunteer Organization – Jefferson Township Little League

6. Organization Phone # - N/A

7. Print out the results of the Search. The results are immediate and applying online is recommended because of the instant results.

8. Print or scan your clearance and send to appropriate league contact above.


Clearance #3: 2016 Little League Volunteer Application:


1. The standard volunteer application for new or returning volunteers (attached to this email).

2. Complete appropriate form and print or scan your clearance and send to appropriate league contact abovealong with a copy of a valid Drivers License to State Issued photo ID.


Clearance #4: Residency Affidavit


1. Sign and submit affidavit (attached to this email) to appropriate league contact above to attest to the fact that you have resided continuously in the Commonwealth of PA for the previous 10 years.