*NOTE: The background check is completed once per Membership Year. Steps 9 and 10 are not necessary if the volunteer has already completed a background check for the program’s Membership Year or if the registration is for a Youth Volunteer.
Log into your Region's portal; after landing on the My Account Dashboard, click the “Volunteer” tab on the left hand side and select the orange “Find Volunteer Roles” button on the right.
Select the Program(s)/Division(s) where your application will apply, the choose who's Volunteering.
Select the Program(s)/Division(s) where your application will apply, the choose who's Volunteering. If you are registering yourself, continue to the next page. Or, use the Sign Up a Family Member option.
The volunteer then receives a message to confirm their registration in Blue Sombrero is complete and an email from Sterling Volunteers has been sent to their inbox for the volunteer to complete the background check portion of registration.
Open the email inbox to view the email from Sterling Volunteers. A link is provided to take the user directly into their account creation and background check completion through Sterling Volunteers.
For more information on this process, please view the AYSO Volunteer Membership Presentation