Youth Protection Policy
The District requests that clubs that interact with youth regularly within your club’s programs:
  1. Appoint/elect a Club Youth Protection Officer who will be responsible for managing the compliance process for volunteers for that program
  2. Fill out and submit the MULTIPLE DISTRICT 4 YOUTH SERVICE COMPLIANCE FORM (Appendix F) to the District Youth Protection Officers, preferably by June 30, 2020, affirming that their club is aware of this new policy and will comply with it on all youth programs starting July 1, 2020 and send completed form to Executive Director Feli Mele or Cabinet Secretary Alison Wilson at


Click here to download  MD4 Youth Protection Policy & Procedures PDF Slides

Click here to download the MD4 Youth Protection Policy Document PDF  and click here to fill out the  MD4 Youth Protection Policy-Appendix F. The due date for club submission of Appendix F is July 30, 2020. (This is mentioned on page 5 of the Youth Protection Policy, under responsibilities of the MD4 Youth Protection Committee)

Boy Scout Youth Protection Training and Certification To take Youth Protection training go to and create an account. You’ll receive an email notification with your account information, including a member ID/reference number. From the portal, click Menu then My Dashboard from the menu list. The My Training page displays to take Youth Protection training. Upon completion, you may print a training certificate to submit with a volunteer application. Your training will automatically be updated in our system and associated with the member ID/reference number issued when you created the account.

Sterling Volunteers Screening for Youth Programs

California Lions are dedicated in providing a safe environment for your youth programs. Volunteers must be screened before participating in Lions programs. Before applying for the background clearance the individual will need to gather the following items to provide:
  • Name
  • Email
  • Date Of Birth
  • SSN
  • Drivers License
  • Current Address and any others within the last 10 years.
  • Credit Card for application payment.
Please apply to your area in Multiple District Four by clicking here.
For more information click here to visit MD 4 Lions.