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2023 Spring Baseball Lincoln Glen Little League

Snack Shack Volunteer 
Field Maintenance
Team Parent 
Assistant Coach 
Head Coach 

Volunteer Role Descriptions

Head Coach (fulfills volunteer obligation)
Head Coaches are responsible for their players, parents & coaching staff. Responsible for leading practices & games and ensure Good Sportsmanship. Supported by Assistant Coaches, Team Parent, and Division VP. Required to complete:

  • Volunteer Application (including JDP Background Check)
  • LiveScan Fingerprinting (if not done before)
  • SafeSport Act Certification
  • Concussion Protocol Certification
  • CPR Certification
Assistant Coach (fulfills volunteer obligation)
All teams have two official Assistant Coaches. Responsible for supporting the Head Coach, assisting in practices & games, and ensuring Good Sportsmanship. Supported by Head Coach and Team Parent. Required to complete:

  • Volunteer Application (including JDP Background Check)
  • LiveScan Fingerprinting (if not done before)
  • SafeSport Act Certification
  • Concussion Protocol Certification
  • CPR Certification
Team Parent (fulfills volunteer obligation)
All teams have one Team Parent. Responsible for ensuring all volunteer requirements are met for the team and all families have signed up for at least 2 Snack Shack shifts. Reports to LGLL Team Parent Coordinator. May also include coordination for end of season team party, coach's gift, etc. Required to complete:

  • Volunteer Application (including JDP Background Check)
Snack Shack Volunteer (minimum of 2 shifts + one other volunteer shift fulfills volunteer obligation)
On game days, we need adult volunteers to help staff the snack shack. This involves set-up, food prep, transactions, and tear down depending on the shift. The snack shack is by far the most popular shift and is usually what all our kids remember during the season. It's also a main fundraiser for the league which carries significant importance. Required to complete:

  • Volunteer Application (including JDP Background Check)
Member of LGLL Board of Directors ("League Administration" when selecting role - fulfills volunteer obligation)
The Board of Directors makes Lincoln Glen Little League run. Board members serve in various roles, and time and responsibilities vary with every role. Responsible for area of defined role and attending monthly or bi-monthly Board meetings. Required to complete:

  • Volunteer Application (including JDP Background Check)
  • LiveScan Fingerprinting (if not done before)
  • SafeSport Act Certification
  • Concussion Protocol Certification
  • CPR Certification
Field Maintenance (1 shift + 2 Snack Shack shifts fulfills volunteer obligation)
Field Maintenance volunteers are responsible for completing a shift at a scheduled "Field Day." Field Days are where we roll our sleeves up and work out at River Glen Park for a few hours. Painting, hanging banners, cleaning dugouts, pulling weeds, etc. 

Special Event Volunteer (1 shift + 2 Snack Shack shifts fulfills volunteer obligation)
Before and during the season, LGLL will have events that require volunteer help. These include things like Player Evaluation Day, Movie Nights, Opening Day, or other special events. Responsibilities will vary based on event and help needed.

*Volunteer Obligation Buy-Out
We realize that not all families are able to meet the above volunteer commitments.  Therefore, during on-line registration, you may elect to “buy-out” this obligation with a $500 donation to the League. 

Coach & Team Parent Requirements

Coach & Team Parent Requirements for the 2023 Season

1. Volunteer Applications: All head coaches, assistant coaches, and team parents must select your volunteer role HERE. If you do not already have an account, go to lincolnglenbaseball.com and create one. Then go to the above link. You also have an opportunity to select your volunteer role during the registration process for your player. (For board members, select the "League Administrator" role). You will be required to upload a copy of your Driver's License, read/approve some forms, and answer some questions relating to a background check. Shortly thereafter, you will receive an email from JDP inviting you to submit a volunteer application online at JDP. This must be completed before they begin any practices. If you have any questions please contact Becky Jones at [email protected]

2. LiveScan Fingerprinting: New managers and new board members must complete LiveScan fingerprinting. This must be completed before they begin any practices. All NEW managers or board members can bring their Live Scan form directly to Verify Group located at 262 E Hamilton Ave Suite A, Campbell, CA 95008 for fingerprinting. They are open M-F and on Saturdays, and you should call to make sure someone is available before you head there. (408) 761-2156. You can also book an appointment online at https://verifygroup.com.

3. Safe Sport Act: All managers and coaches must complete the “Parents Guide to Misconduct” free online training located at https://www.athletesafety.org/training/index is online training will take about an hour. When completed, managers and coaches must upload their certificates to their LGLL account. This must be completed before they begin any practices.

4. Concussion Protocol: All managers and coaches must complete the “Heads Up to Youth Concussions” free online training located at https://headsup.cdc.gov/. This online training will take about an hour. When completed, managers and coaches must upload their certificates to SC. This must be completed before they begin any practices.

5. Umpiring Requirement: All AA, AAA and Head Coaches will be assigned 2 games to umpire in case our Umpire in Chief is unable to fill a game. (You will not be allowed to umpire your own game.) 

6. CPR: At least one person from each coaching staff (Team) needs to be certified with CPR. We offer the online CPR course via Simple CPR free of charge. The certification is good for two years. Please contact Travis McDonald, our Safety Officer, and he will send you a link to the course. When completed, please upload your certification to your LGLL account. This must be completed before they begin any practices.

Volunteer Requirements

Anyone wishing to manage, coach or be a team parent this season can check the appropriate box in the team staff section of the registration system.  You will be able to complete your background check directly with JDP (the Little League International approved background check company).  Please make sure to include your driver’s license as one of your proof of residency as it is required to complete the background check. We also offer options to volunteer in our Snack Shack, Field Prep Days, and other special events throughout the season.

Please remember that Little League is an all-volunteer organization, dependent upon parents willing to volunteer to make our league work and become stronger. Within this registration process, you will have opportunities to volunteer for different positions and activities such as coaching or running the snack shack. All families are required to fulfill 3 volunteer shifts, 2 of which must be in the Snack Shack. If you choose to opt out of volunteering, a $500.00 payment is required. All volunteers must register in our system for their specific role(s).

All families will need to create an account prior to completing their first registration within the system. In subsequent years, you may log in with your account information to register. Once you create your account, add the secondary guardian info as well as child info to the account. Once you complete these steps, you will be prompted to register your child(ren) for our Spring programs. Fill out all required fields (marked with an asterisk). Register all players in your family and then proceed to check out. You can pay with your credit card. You will receive a confirmation email and as well as confirmation screen page.

You are always able to log back into your account to modify personal information and view registration status and required documents.

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Lincoln Glen Little League, P.O. Box 8667
San Jose, California 95155

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