Employment/Volunteering Forms & Clearance Information

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law, employees, volunteers and contractors having routine interaction with children will be required to submit background clearances. For more information, click the links below:

Clearance Policy

Volunteer Application
Volunteer Verification Form

Seasonal Employment Application for seasonal Recreation positions.
Standard Employment Application for regular employment with the Recreation Department.

Instructions for Obtaining Clearances Electronically
Note: Volunteers use service code 1KG6ZJ for FBI clearance if necessary.
          Employees use service code 1KG756 for FBI clearance.

Effective July 25, 2015, the PSP background clearance and the Child Abuse History clearance fees will be waived for volunteers working with children. This applies only to volunteers. Volunteer clearances are not valid for employment purposes.


Here are some ways volunteers can help. Mt. Lebanon Recreation Department has hundreds of volunteer opportunities every year.
  • Basketball, Hockey and Soccer Coaches: Teach kids about good sportsmanship and what it means to honor the game. Head and assistant coaching positions to lead kids preschool through eighth grade in practices and games.
  • Club Lebo: Assist with supervising middle school students as they have fun hanging out with friends and engaging in activities such as sports, music, games or swimming. Monthly events are held on Friday evenings at Jefferson Middle School, Mellon Middle School, the Mt. Lebanon High school indoor pool and the Mt. Lebanon Outdoor Swim Center.
  • Maintenance and Cleaning Projects: For those who don’t mind getting their hands dirty, consider assisting with weeding, cleaning, painting and other special projects at the recreation center, swimming pool, tennis center or golf course.
  • Ski Chaperones: Supervise middle school students on the bus and at Hidden Valley Resort on weekly Saturday ski trips.
  • Special Events Support: Assist with all aspects of our exciting special events like the Egg Hunt, July 4 Celebration, Pumpkin Patch Parade and the Father/Son Campout. Jobs include set up, clean up, supervision of games and activities and wearing costumes and performing as a mascot.
  • Summer Camp Volunteers: Assist staff with games and activities supervising youth campers in preschool through eighth grade.

Applications and clearances may be hand-delivered, mailed, or faxed to the Mt. Lebanon Recreation Office. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mt. Lebanon Recreation Office
900 Cedar Boulevard
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15228

Office: 412-343-3409
Fax: 412-561-6499