All CRRA volunteers who work closely with minor athletes and who occupy positions of trust and authority shall undergo screening (Police Record Checks for the Vulnerable Sector) on a regular basis.
Please note that effective 2017 Wendover residents and beyond must obtain the criminal record check from the Hawkesbury OPP detachment.
When you receive it, simply forward it to the CRRA president at firstname.lastname@example.org
You may have this completed free of charge if you include the current year volunteer letter from our association
CRRA will not reimburse for PVSC's as we provide a letter for this purpose
All FINAL PVSC's must have been been received by our executive board no later than the end of December otherwise you will not be allowed to participate in any team activities as a volunteer (on ice, dryland, in change room, etc)
Link to CRRA Volunteer Letter 2021
FAQ about Police Screening:
CRRA follows the ORA Screening policy which stipulates:
17.0 SCREENING POLICY
Screening of personnel and volunteers is an important part of providing a safe environment among sport organizations which provide programs and services to youth. Ringette Ontario is responsible, at law, to do everything reasonable to provide a safe and secure environment for participants in its programs, activities and events. Ringette Ontario takes very seriously, and is committed to, fulfilling the duty of care it owes to its members
Not all personnel affiliated with Ringette Ontario will be required to undergo screening through a Police Records Check (“PRC”), as not all positions pose a risk of harm to Ringette Ontario or its members.
17.3.1 Persons who will be subject to screening through a PRC are those who work closely with minor athletes and who occupy positions of trust and authority within Ringette Ontario programs. Such ‘designated positions’ include:
All individuals in paid staff positions;
All persons affiliated with provincial teams, whether paid or volunteer;
All staff persons, board members and volunteers involved in the delivery of developmental programs including camps and clinics; and
Any staff person, board member or volunteer appointed to accompany a Ringette Ontario team to an event or competition whether as a coach, manager, chaperone, driver or official in another role.
Any Official of Bench Staff who registers directly with the ORA and not through a member.