Due to the enacting of Marlboro Township Ordinance #2006-13, the Marlboro Township Recreation & Parks Commission is hereby requesting compliance from all Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Board Members participating in Marlboro Township Recreation Sports and/or Other Recreational Programs.
In compliance with Marlboro Township Ordinance #2006-13 amending and supplementing the code of The Township of Marlboro to create a new chapter entitled “Chapter 56”, Criminal Background Checks for Certain Volunteers and Employees of the Marlboro Township Recreation & Parks Commission the following has hereby been adopted:
In order for the Township of Marlboro to ensure that it is providing the safest possible recreational programs for its youth and,
Whereas pursuant to N.J.S.A. 53:1-20.6 and its implementing regulations located at N.J.A.C. 13:59-1.1, et seq., all government entities of this State, including municipalities, may obtain criminal history record information for any official government purpose, including, but not limited to employment; and
Whereas, the Marlboro Township Recreation & Parks Commission recommends that all coaches, assistant coaches, board members, and seasonal employees with direct unsupervised access to minors be required to submit to a criminal history background check as it applies to Marlboro Township Youth Programs. This means any program offering services for persons younger than eighteen (18) years of age, including but not limited to sports leagues that are funded and/or administered, in whole or in part, by the Marlboro Township Recreation & Parks Commission.
In order to further ensure that we have the safest recreation program as possible in protecting our youth participants, these Criminal Background Checks are a mandated necessity. Failure of an individual to submit to a required Criminal Background Check will result in the prohibiting of recreation program participation by that individual.
In advance, we thank you for your understanding, cooperation and compliance
All employees and volunteers over the age of 18 who are working with Marlboro Township youth programming are required to obtain a background check processed through the Recreation Department. See Marlboro Township Code HERE.