2017 Volunteer Application
All information must be filled out completely to be considered for a volunteer position with Washington County Little League. If you have any questions please email email@example.com
Please list 3 references at least 1 of which has knowledge of your participation as a volunteer in a youth program:
Condition of Volunteering
AS A CONDITION OF VOLUNTEERING, I give permission for the Little League
organization to conduct background check(s) on me now and as long as I continue to be
active with the organization, which may include a review of sex offender registries (some
of which contain name only searches which may result in a report being generated that
may or may not be me), child abuse and criminal history records. I understand that,
if appointed, my position is conditional upon the league receiving no inappropriate
information on my background. I hereby release and agree to hold harmless from
liability the local Little League, Little League Baseball, Incorporated, the officers,
employees and volunteers thereof, or any other person or organization that may provide
such information. I also understand that, regardless of previous appointments, Little
League is not obligated to appoint me to a volunteer position. If appointed, I understand
that, prior to the expiration of my term, I am subject to suspension by the President and
removal by the Board of Directors for violation of Little League policies or principles.
Background Check Disclosure
Please review the information below from First Advantage (company that performs background checks) before submitting your application.
Thank you for applying to be a volunteer of Washington County Little League. First Advantage has been selected to verify the information you provided on your application.
As part of the verification process, we provide information from various government agencies and sex offender registries. In most states, we alert Washington County Little League only when a criminal record matches at least two of a person’s personal identifiers, such as name and date of birth, or name and Social Security number.
However, sex offender registries from several states list offenders by name and do not provide sufficient personal identifiers to help differentiate between two people with the same name. Washington County Little League is aware of the fact that these states do not provide any other personal identifiers; however, the league is required by Little League International to run these reports on every volunteer. First Advantage is then required to report any match of an applicant’s name if it is associated with a criminal record, even when no other information is made available by government officials. If a record is found, you will receive a letter from First Advantage explaining the details of such.
Washington County Little League is aware this record may not be yours, and they are committed to investigating the situation before approving or denying your application or concluding that the record belongs to you. Please be assured this information is CONFIDENTAL AND WILL NOT be provided to anyone other than Washington County Little League.
Washington County Little League and First Advantage understand that the government’s reporting of criminal records by names alone creates a burden on everyone involved. However, we believe that a thorough review process to ensure that convicted sex offenders do not participate with Little League, while inconvenient, is a better alternative than the potential harm to a child.
If you have any questions about the status of your application, please contact your local Little League office.
Thank you for your patience with this process.