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AYSO Region 213 - North Irvine

Overview

Thank you for visiting our Volunteer Page. Some of you are here because you are interested in being a volunteer, so thank you! And some are here because you were volunTOLD that you need to help out, by the board, your team, your child?  Either way, I want to describe how to become a Region 213 volunteer.
 
Registering
Every volunteer needs to be properly registered in our ayso213.org website.

 
Training
Most volunteer positions require some training. Training comes in many forms, depending on the courses needed. For example, Safe Haven or 8U Coach is an online slideshow style presentation, less than an hour. 10U Coach or Safety Director are Instructor Led courses that are an hour or two, and RC training is a multi-day immersive course.  


Volunteering
You are willing or able, you are registered, you are trained. Next step is to actually do the volunteering. This could be a one-time thing, it could be seasonal, or weekly, depends upon the role.

 
Credit
We use a tracking sheet to help us identify who is volunteering, as well as who (their child / team) they represent.


It really is pretty much as easy as those pieces mentioned. 

Registering

Every volunteer needs their own ayso213.org account and user-id.  If there are multiple volunteers in the same household, know that the accounts can be linked. In fact, they can have the same email address. But the user-ids need to be unique. This would apply for spouses as well as youth volunteers. There are just a few steps, listed below.

  1. Sign in to your Blue Sombrero Account at the www.ayso213.org website..
  2. Select “Volunteer” from your “My Account” Portal.
  3. Select “Find Volunteer Roles” and find the role you want to volunteer for.
    1. If your role is not listed by the player's program, then scroll close to the bottom, click on -Show More-- and and Select “Volunteer Registration – MY18” and then click “[View Available Positions]”
  4. Scroll down to find the desired role, such as Referee, Click "Sign Up", then click continue at the bottom.
  5. Click your name, optionally, if your name is not displayed, click “Invite New Account User” and select “Continue.”
  6. Fill in (Youth) Volunteer’s First Name and Last Name, all appropriate fields, and information
  7. Read and Accept Waiver Form
  8. Select “Click Here to eSign Form” and Continue
  9. Read, Agree, and eSign, if a youth volunteer you will sign as the parent or legal guardian of youth volunteer, and select “Continue to review”
  10. Submit signed volunteer application
The following few steps might be necessary if this is for a secondary account.
  • Go to (Youth) Volunteer’s Email and accept primary account / parent invitation, if applicable.
  • Create a New Username and set a New Password for your (Youth) Volunteer account if applicable.
  • Fill out “Primary Parent/Guardian Information” and click Continue, if applicable..
  • Fill out “Additional Position Information” and eSign Waiver Form, if applicable..

Register

Thank you for being a volunteer. Or for considering it. We very much appreciate our volunteers!
 
There are different levels of volunteering.

We need many coaches and referees to run our region. These volunteers help our teams and games throughout the season.

  • All coaches, assistant coaches, referees, team parents need to register as volunteers each year. Log in to www.ayso213.org and register. Maybe five to ten minutes.
  • Volunteers need to be properly trained and certified. If they have done the proper training in previous seasons, they should not need to be re-trained.
  • Volunteers also should request VPS credit to get their one point for their team on our Points Status page. This should take under a minute.
We have many board and staff roles as well, such as Division Coordinator, Safety Director, Mayor's Cup Coordinator, and many more.
  • Visit our Volunteers Needed page for a more complete list, along with the predicted time commitments.
  • All board and staff volunteers need to register as volunteers each year. Log in to www.ayso213.org and register.
  • Board and staff volunteers need to be properly trained and certified. This doesn't have to be done each season if already completed.
  • Board and staff volunteers should also request their VPS credit to get their 1 point for the teams.
We have volunteers who contribute just once or twice at various events. Our Bit Of One Time Help volunteers, or Booth/Event staff,
  • Booth / Event staff give us a bit of one time help.
  • Booth / Event staff help with activities and events such as registration, photo day, trophy sorting or distribution, school jog-a-thons, Irvine Junior Games, etc.
  • Signing up for Booth / Events is usually done on our Signup Genius link, available on the same Points Status page.
  • A single shift is usually around two hours, and worth a half of a Volunteer Point. Don't forget to fill out the 30 second VPS Credit request.
  • Most Booth / Event staff need to be registered and have Safe Haven.

Safe Haven



Our volunteers are asked to complete Safe Haven courses in order to get credit for their volunteering. AYSO's Safe Haven program has been in place for years, and serves to protect AYSO players and the volunteers. AYSO's Safe Haven program was the first of its kind in youth sports, and we are proud to strive to create a safe environment for our players and volunteers so they can enjoy a happy and healthy soccer experience.
 
To take the Safe Haven course, you first need to sign up as a registered volunteer in our website, at www.ayso213.org. You can choose a specific role from the list or from the [show more] option, or you can choose General Volunteer. You would continue with the prompts and questions.

*Note: Each www.ayso213.org login has it's own account. You should create and use your own account login on our website. Your account can still be connected to your spouse or child's account by invite,
 
Once the volunteer registration is done, you will have an AYSO volunteer ID. You can get the Safe Haven training. This is done on AYSOU, which is available directly at www.aysou.org or by link, click on the 'AYSOU' link in our region's menu. Once in, click on 'My Courses' and you should be able to take Safe Haven from this screen.


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AYSO North Irvine - Region 213

14252 Culver Dr, Ste A-206
Irvine, California 92604

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 949-297-6213
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