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NORWIN COMMUNITY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

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Volunteering Opportunities

NCAA has several openings on the board and we could use your help!  Running an organization the size of NCAA is a very big and a very rewarding job.  Please help our organization continue to grow and renew itself by volunteering.  Contact any board member for more information about open positions or to volunteer.  You may also email us at [email protected]

NCAA Clearance Letter for Volunteer Coaches


INSTRUCTION FOR ONLINE CLEARANCE APPLICATIONS:

 

I.                   Pennsylvania Criminal History Report

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

b.      Click the yellow box that says “New Record Check (Volunteers Only)”

c.       Enter “Norwin Community Athletic Association” in the field marked “Volunteer Organization Name.”

d.      Fill in the remainder of the online form with all appropriate information

e.       Print out the copy of the certification you receive.

f.       Provide a copy to your grade’s coordinator, and retain a copy for your records

 

II.                Pennsylvania Child Abuse clearance

a.       Go to https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

b.      Click on “Create an Individual Account”

                                                                          i.      At the end of the creation of the account, you will be given a temporary password.

                                                                        ii.      Login with the temporary password in order to create a permanent password.

                                                                      iii.      Once you create a permanent password, you will be redirected to the page listed above again with that login ID and permanent password.

c.       When you return to the pages listed above, click on “Individual Login”

d.      Then click on “Access My Clearances”

e.       Click “Continue” at the bottom right of the page

f.       Login with your permanent password

g.      After Login, Click on “Create Clearance Application”

h.      At the beginning of the application process, you will be required to provide an application purpose, select “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.”

i.        Under “Volunteer Category” select “Other.”

j.        In the Box Titled “Agency Name” enter “Norwin Community Athletic Association.”

k.      The next page will ask for “Application Information.”

                                                                          i.      Fill in every field that applies (e.g. Middle Name, Suffix)

                                                                        ii.      You are not required to enter your Social Security Number, but in our experience, failing to enter this information, or all personal information will delay the completion of the background check.

l.        Complete the online application, and submit.

m.    Your clearance certificate will be mailed to you.  Once you receive it, provide a copy to the NCAA Board Secretary by email at [email protected] and retain a copy for your records.

 

III.             F.B.I. Fingerprint Clearance

a.       If you have been a resident of Pennsylvania for the past ten (10) consecutive years, this is not required of you.  However, you must review the attached affidavit, and if all statements in it are true, you must complete it in front of an NCAA Board Member/Grade Coordinator and sign it in their presence and one other witness.  If you HAVE NOT been a resident of Pennsylvania for the past ten (10) years, indicate as such on the attached affidavit, and please go to https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpw.htm for information on securing the F.B.I. fingerprint clearances.

Contact Us

Norwin Community Athletic Association

PO Box 176 
Irwin, Pennsylvania 15642

Email Us: [email protected]
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