If You Are a New Volunteer to CVYBA

State law prohibits the CVYBA from allowing any volunteer to begin volunteer service in any capacity who has not completed all background clearance checks required by the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law. Start by filling out the volunteer form below then complete all of the PA required background checks:

All volunteers must submit proof of the following three (3) clearances to be approved:

  1. PA State Police Criminal History Check- complete online by going to the "Online Request" section and clicking the link for PATCH, a response is normally received within days; AND
  2. PA Department of Human Services Certification - completed online by going to the "Online Submission" section and clicking the link for CWIS, you must "Create Individual Account" and then "Create Clearance Application", the response can take up to a week. More detailed instructions HERE; AND
  3. FBI Clearance (for those individuals who have not lived in Pennsylvania for 10 consecutive years) Register online but must go to a local approved vendor to be fingerprinted. USE CODE - 1KG6ZJ for Volunteer when registering; OR
  4. Keep Kids Safe Certification (for those individuals who have lived in PA for the past 10 years) Sign, scan and either upload it into the system or email to volunteer clearance email: org.volunteer.clearances@gmail.com

Please note that anyone wishing to volunteer with CVYBA MUST submit the certifications from #1 and #2, as well as #3 OR #4, whichever applies. There will always be 3 documents required to be submitted prior to being approved to volunteer with the league. Please make sure to check back for your results after submitting all of the clearance applications. Once you receive all of your clearances make sure to send them to org.volunteer.clearances@gmail.com

You will be notified by e-mail confirming the entry of your information and the necessary steps that must be completed prior to approval as a volunteer.

If you already have background clearance documentation to send to CVYBA, visit our Returning Volunteers Page

We appreciate your interest in volunteering with CVYBA!