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Background Checks

BACKGROUND CHECKS


It is the policy of the Pottstown Area Police Athletic League (PAL) to require ALL volunteers to complete necessary background checks through the organization. This policy is necessary to ensure the safety of all participating children.

1. Should a potential volunteer’s background check result in the discovery of ANY crime involving children, that individual shall be automatically deemed unsuitable to volunteer in any capacity whatsoever.

2. Should a potential volunteer’s background check result in the discovery of any FELONY or a MISDEMEANOR involving violence, he/she will be subject to mandatory review by the Executive Board. They will take into consideration the particular act/crime, when in time it occurred, and the history of the individual to determine the suitability of that individual's capacity to volunteer.

3. Should a potential volunteer’s background check result in the discovery of a non-violent MISDEMEANOR, the Executive Director and Executive Board will take into consideration the particular act/crime, when in time it occurred, and the history of the individual to determine the suitability of that individual’s capacity to volunteer.

4. Should a potential volunteer's background check result in a current PROBATIONARY PERIOD, he/she will be subject to mandatory review by the Executive Board. They will take into consideration the particular act/crime, when in time it occurred, and the history of the individual to determine the suitability of that individual's capacity to volunteer.

5. Volunteers must have confirmation from the office that their application has been processed and approved before they can begin actively volunteering.  Volunteers must notify the PAL office of completed application in order for it to be processed.Applicants are not obligated to participate in a volunteer capacity once they apply to do so.

6. Program and organizational leadership reserve the right to consider any and all pertinent factors, criminal and otherwise, when assessing the viability of any particular candidate.

Contact

Pottstown Area Police Athletic League (PAL)

146 King St 
Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610-327-0527

Contact Us

Pottstown Area Police Athletic League (PAL)

146 King St 
Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610-327-0527

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