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Yorba Linda/Placentia - Region 1398

Team Parent

Team Parent Purpose:
The AYSO volunteer position of team parent is intended to carry out duties as directed by the team parent coordinator.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The team parent is expected to:
1. Distribute information to the coaches, players, and families of AYSO players; and
2. Assist team parent coordinator with the distribution of team and individual photos, fundraising materials, and awards or certificates to the players.

Qualifications and Desired Skills:
To be considered for the position of team parent, the applicant should:
1. Be a good communicator;
2. Be organized;
3. Be dependable; and
4. Successfully pass a screening, including a background check.

Supervision Protocols: 
While performing as the team parent, the volunteer is:
1. Subject to the bylaws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines of AYSO;
2. Under the overall authority of and directly supervised by the regional commissioner; and
3. To maintain the recommended adult to child supervision ratio of 1:8 or less; that is one adult for every eight or fewer children and two adults (one of whom may be the coach and one of whom should be of the same gender as the group) present at all times. For the protection of both the children and the volunteer, no volunteer should permit himself or herself to be alone with any child or group of children (except his or her own) during AYSO-sponsored activities.

Time Commitment:
The anticipated time commitment for a team parent is a full year.

Orientation, Training, Certification, and Continued Education Provided:
To prepare a volunteer for the position of team parent, AYSO will offer the following educational opportunities which the volunteer is expected to take advantage of and participate in, as appropriate.
1. Orientation by the team parent coordinator;
2. Board and Staff Introductory Certification (BASIC); and
3. AYSO Safe Haven Program.

Activity Locations:
While performing the duties of team parent, the volunteer is limited to the following locations, unless expressly authorized in writing by the regional commissioner to hold activities in another location.
1. Regional board meetings;
2. The annual Section Conferences;
3. Assigned field locations;
4. Assigned classroom locations; and
5. Independent work at home alone, in committees of adults, or in a properly supervised situation with children.

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Region 1398 Yorba Linda / Placentia

AYSO Region 1398, P.O. Box 1115
Yorba Linda, California 92885

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