As of Spring 2021:
All volunteers must also complete and send in Volunteer Registration Form
. This form only needs to be sent in one time, and is in addition to the annual background check.
If you are volunteering in our program as a Coach, Assistant Coach or Team Parent you must register as a volunteer. Make sure you register yourself at https://freedomarearec.sportngin.com/ and select the Freedom Optimist Soccer Volunteer Registration Fall 2022 option. There is no cost to register.
To start your background check, go to Carroll County’s custom application online submitting portal at https://carrollcountyrecreationandparks.quickapp.pro/positions and click the Apply button for Freedom Area.
- All volunteers are required to abide by Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks Code of Conduct
- Volunteering is a privilege, not a right; volunteers serve at will and may be released at any time
- All volunteers serving youth must be credentialed and wear their volunteer ID badge at the time of service
- $3.00 replacement fee for volunteer ID badges
Volunteers 18 and older must complete the Carroll County background check. Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks requires background checks for all Board Members, Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Team Parents involved in youth sports who are 18 and over. There is no cost to any volunteer for the background check.
For volunteers younger than 18, a legal guardian must complete the Minor Consent Volunteer Waiver Form (PDF).
Additional instructions to complete the background check can be found in the attachment Carroll County Background Check Requirements (PDF).