Volunteers should take their time to review the Borough's Volunteer Handbook.
Go to youthsports.rutgers.edu for list of certification clinics in the area.
All Volunteer Coaches are required to Undergo a Criminal Background Check!
The Borough of River Edge Ordinance #1501 requires criminal background checks for River Edge volunteers involved with Borough sponsored programs or services involving minors. Click here to download the background check instructions. If you have further questions contact Chief Mike Walker at 201-599-6314
An online concussion training for coaches through the Center for Disease Control is required for all volunteer coaches https://headsup.cdc.gov/.
Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports fact sheets specifically for coaches, for athletes and for parents are to be distributed to the appropriate group by each youth sport league every season
Step 1 - click link to CardiAcademyAED Training Video
Step 2 - Enter your name at beginning of on line training video so it can be printed on your certificate upon completion.
Step 3 - Complete online training video and once completed certificate comes up on your screen, using your browser's print function, print hard copy or print to a PDF.
Step 4 - Send your Certificate to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Volunteer Coaches are required to be trained in Children Abuse and Anti-Harassment and Discrimination. The MEL has developed two 15 minute training videos: