• Prior to starting as a volunteer coach, extracurricular adviser, co-curricular adviser, or general volunteer within the Saucon Valley School District it is important to complete all necessary volunteer and clearance paperwork.

    The following 4 items must be completed prior to beginning in your position as a volunteer coach, extracurricular adviser, co-curricular adviser, or general volunteer.  If you have lived in Pennsylvania for 10 consecutive years, all clearances are free of charge for volunteer status.  If you have not live in Pennsylvania for 10 consecutive years, the Child Abuse and State Police clearances are free however, FBI fingerprinting must be completed.

    Volunteer Athletic Coaches will need to complete addition steps as seen below. 

     

    1. Child Abuse Clearance (Click Here for Clearance Link)
      1. Set up online account (document your username and password) 
      2. Select the Volunteer form
      3. Complete and Print Certificate for delivery to Athletic Office.
      4. Complete Certificate should look like this (Click Here)
      5. Note: This will need to be complete every 5 years
    2. State Police Background Check (Click Here for Clearance Link)
      1. Complete and Print Certificate for delivery to Athletic Office
      2. Select the Volunteer form
      3. Complete Certificate should look like this (Click Here)
      4. Note: This will need to be complete every 5 years
    3. FBI Waiver OR FBI Fingerprinting
      1. FBI Fingerpriting must be complete if you have NOT lived in PA for 10 consecutive years(Click Here for Appointment Link)
        1. Schedule an Appointment
        2. Complete Fingerprinting
          1. Information on where to get fingerprinted (Click Here)
        3. Bring Receipt from Fingerprinting to Athletic Office and we will search results at Saucon Valley School District
        4. Completed Receipt should look like this (Click Here)
        5. Note: This will need to be complete every 5 years
      2. FBI Waiver must be completed if you HAVE lived in PA for 10 Consecutive years (Click Here for FBI Waiver)
    4. Arrest/Conviction Report Certification Form (Click Here)

    After all of the above items have been completed and volunteer status established, the following 4 Certifications will need to be completed for volunteer Athletic Coaches Only.   Volunteers of all other status are now complete.  Athletic Coaches only, please complete the following 4 items:

    1. Coaches Only – Concussion Certification (Click Here)
      1. Online Class (Approximately 15 minutes)
      2. Note: This will need to be completed every year
      3. Completed Certificate should be delivered to the Athletic Office
      4. New users will need to create an account in the NFHS system.   Keep this login for yearly use
    2. Coaches Only – Cardiac Arrest Certification (Click Here)
      1. Online Class (Approximately 15 minutes)
      2. Note: This will need to be completed every year
      3. Completed Certificate should be delivered to the Athletic Office
      4. New users will need to create an account in the NFHS system.   Keep this login for yearly use
    3. Coaches Only – PIAA / NFHS Health First Aid and Safety Class within 2 years of first volunteer date)
      1. Online Class (Approximately 3 Hours)
      2. Information will be emailed to you
      3. Completed Certificate should be delivered to the Athletic Office
      4. New users will need to create an account in the NFHS system.   Keep this login for yearly use
    4. Coaches Only – PIAA / NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Class within 2 years of first volunteer date)
      1. Online Class (Approximately 6 Hours)
      2. Information will be emailed to you
      3. Completed Certificate should be delivered to the Athletic Office
      4. New users will need to create an account in the NFHS system.   Keep this login for yearly use

    Note:  Coaches - your NHFS Learn Log In will be used for all of the above certifications.  Please keep your log in information for yearly use.