Little League International requires that background checks be conducted annually on all Managers, Coaches, Board of Directors and any other persons, volunteers or hired workers who provide regular service to the league and/or have repetitive access to, or contact with players or teams. Each volunteer will be required to complete a volunteer application form and provide a copy of their photo identification. SVLL will perform a background check using the First Advantage National Criminal File database as well as a search of the national sex offender registry.
Volunteers Who Require a Background Check for SVLL: Board of directors, team managers, coaches, practice helpers, umpires, team safety parents, and anyone whose duties will include direct interaction with the players or teams.
THIS PROCESS OF FILLING OUT THE LITTLE LEAGUE REQUIRED VOLUNTEER APPLICATION(including Social Security Number) MUST BE COMPLETED AND IS AN ADDITIONAL SEPARATE REQUIREMENT FROM THE STANDARD ONLINE COACH REGISTRATION PROCESS.
If you want to volunteer with SVLL, please complete the following tasks:
Email the safety officer at [email protected] to request a secured link to an online application provided by JDP. Links are individual, and can can only be used once. You will receive a confirmation email once your application is in process. Please note you will need to provide your social security number, drivers licence number and current address. This application can be completed from a smartphone.
Email a clear well lit head shot for your volunteer badge
Alternately you can download and print a volunteer application to give to your coach or the safety officer directly. Please note this paper form needs to be completed with your social security number and address. You will also need to provide a copy of your drivers license. The hard copy will be entered by the safety officer, this may cause a significant delay in the timeline for completion of your application. Please email a clear photo for your badge or arrange to have one taken by a SVLL board member.
After you have been cleared with a background check you will be issued a field access badge that MUST BE WORN when you participate in any SVLL games and events. This includes any interaction on the field, dugout, and bullpen, during practices, games or warm-ups. No access is granted prior to your receiving your current badge.