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Frequently Asked Questions Parks and Recreation

Clearances needed to coach?

If you are planning on coaching in Springfield Township, the following clearances will be required:

 

PA Child Abuse Clearance:                        www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS (free for volunteers)

(apply on-line)   Allow ½ hour to complete

The organization you are volunteering for is Springfield Twp. Parks & Rec; our phone number is 215-836-7600.  The PA Child Abuse Clearance will ask for a Keystone ID.  This is something YOU make up.

 

PA State Criminal History Clearance:       www.epatch.state.pa.us (free for volunteers)

(apply on-line)

 

*FBI Fingerprint Criminal Clearance:       www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov

Get a clearance

Service Code forms

DHS Volunteer

Schedule - use code 1KG6ZJ

 *please note, if you have lived in PA for the last 10 consecutive years, you don’t have to get the fingerprints done; instead you may sign a disclosure form.  Please contact the Parks & Rec office for this form.