You need to have your badge before practices start. All programs be in compliance with CCRP background check policy. Once the check has been initiated, please forward a picture with name, position, group (example FSC, Freedom Optimist Softball etc.) and council information (Freedom Area Rec Council) in the body of the email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note in the subject line Freedom Rec Background ID Picture. This will allow the county to create your photo volunteer ID. If you prefer to mail your picture, send the picture to this address and include information noted above: Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks Attn: Background Check ID Photo 300 South Center Street Westminster, MD 21157 Badges take approximately 2 weeks to get to you after you background check is approved and will be mailed to you from the county.
To renew your badge each year - please click on the same link above - you do not need to submit a new picture.
For Volunteers under the age of 18 Please fill out the attached form and return to the program your child is volunteering for.
Click here for under 18 Volunteer Form