Anyone interested in coaching or asst coaching must fill out a background through the county.

 Are you interested in Volunteering (Coach, Assistant, and Scorekeeper) or a Council/Board Position?

 Effective July 1, 2015, Baltimore County requires background screening for all recreation and parks volunteers that work with youth. This screening will be performed by SSCI, a security consulting firm. Information about this firm can be found at

The cost of screening is FREE to all applicants.

Applications can be submitted online at:

Volunteers will need to enter the access code BCGRec19 on the log-in page above.

SSCI will perform a background screening to check for:

  • Presence on the National Sex Offender Registry
  • First Degree Assault Convictions in the last 5 years

  • Possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute convictions in the last 5 years

  • Indecent Exposure convictions in the last 5 years

If the applicant does not pass screening, SCCI will communicate this failure to them in writing. For privacy reasons, Baltimore County staff will not have access to failed records or details. Any concerns regarding accuracy of results can be directed to SCCI directly at 866-996-7412.

All applicants that pass screening will be posted online within 2 weeks of application at