Saturday October 25, 2014

About WISC - Volunteer Screening Requirements

Volunteer Screening Requirements


WISC supports and complies with the Volunteer Screening Guidelines and Requirements of our governing bodies, Durham Region Soccer Association and The Ontario Soccer Association.


All COMPETITIVE, RECREATIONAL AND ALL STAR TEAM coaches and registered Team Staff shall comply with the policy and procedures set out below:


High Risk Positions


Team Officials (coaches, assistant coaches, managers, assistant managers) of LTPD, Competitive, Select, All Star, U8-U18, who play in  District, Regional and Provincial Leagues are deemed High Risk Positions and must comply with the following screening measures :

- Complete and submit an OSA Application form for each season (indoor and outdoor) and for each team they are listed as a team official

- New team officials are required to submit 3 References (name, e-mail address, phone number) - to be verified by Club (excluding family members,  WISC staff and board members or team officials on same team)

- Criminal Record Check (which must include a Vulnerable Sector check) are good for one year and must be dated no earlier than September 30 of the previous year. Returning coaches, or any competitive team staff member with WISC, must submit an up to date CRC including Vulnerable Sector Check annually

- New Team Officials, must also arrange a screening interview with the Club Office.

- New Coaches and Assistant Coaches must provide the club with copies of current OSA coaching certificate, Respect In Soccer certificate, Making Ethical Decisions Certificate

       

All RECREATIONAL TEAM coaches and registered Team Staff shall comply with the policy and procedures set out below:



Medium Risk Positions


All Youth Recreational Team Officials (for ages 16 to 18 inclusive) are deemed Medium Risk and must comply with the following screening measures:

- OSA Application Form

- Criminal Record Check (which must include a Vulnerable Sector check) are good for 3 years and must be dated no earlier than September 30 of the previous year.       

Low Risk Positions


Youth Recreational Team Officials and House League Mini Soccer Team Officials (for ages 4 to 15 inclusive) are deemed Low Risk and must comply with the following screening measures:

- Complete and submit (online or by hard copy) an OSA Application form

- Criminal Record Check (which must include a Vulnerable Sector check) are good for 3 years and must be dated no earlier than September 30 of the previous year.

Details of our complete Screening Policy are available in the Club Policies & Procedures.

Questions may be directed to the Club Office.