Is there financial assistance to a region for fees associated with the volunteer membership program?

Yes, there is very limited funding available on a first come first serve basis.  Simply complete the following form (VMP – Financial Assistance Form). The application will need to be approved by your Area and Section Directors before its considered for approval. It is important to know that this is a limited time financial assistance program and there is ...

How long will it take for the status to be reflected in Blue Sombrero reports once completed by Verified Volunteers?

If the volunteer does not check the ‘I have a conviction’ disclosure box and comes back with a clear check (vast majority of the volunteers), then it’s an automated process and takes a day or two.  If the volunteer did check the prior conviction box and/or comes back with a non-clear check, it is then a manual adjudication from our ...

How can the region monitor when the volunteers are approved ? Does the volunteer status change from “Gray – Pending” to “Green Eligible”?

Yes, once the background check is complete the results will automatically update. Bear in mind, a level 2 check does take a little longer, so it may be a day or two. ...

Can I still sign up for the Wells One Purchase Card?

Yes you can. If your Region has chosen to cover the background check cost of your volunteers (vs. having them pay as individuals), you will need to make sure you have a Wells One purchase card. If you have not done so, you’ll want to apply for the card now, as there is a 3 – 5 week processing time and ...

What information do I use to make a payment?

Except for a few cards, most Wells One Purchase cards were processed under the name ‘Region #.’ The address used for the cards is the AYSO Office address in Torrance, CA. We will use Region 9695 to show the fields needed to process a payment. These are the fields and format needed to make payments using your purchase card: First Name: Region Last Name: ...

Where can I use the Wells One Purchase Card?

At the moment you can only use the Wells One Purchase card to pay for the Volunteer Membership Program Fee and the National Player Fee for players in Blue Sombrero. ...

I received a Wells One Purchase Card, how do I pay for volunteers?

When the Wells One Purchase Card is received at the AYSO office, we send the card information to Verified Volunteers, who is the company processing our background checks. The Region does not have to worry about entering credit card information if they decide to pay for the volunteers. All the region has to do if they decide to pay for the ...