Volunteer Requirements

Volunteer Requirements

 

1.  Register for the Safe Environment Training Program (Protecting God’s Children).   This course will allow each volunteer to know their role in the protection of our children.  To register for this class please go to www.virtus.org.
 
2.  The Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse  is available online at the Training Institute in English and Spanish. This training provides an overview of Archdiocesan reporting procedures for suspected child abuse and Pennsylvania Child Welfare Laws. The training should take you approximately one hour to complete:  https://learning.childyouthprotection.org/login/index.php
 
3.  Click to complete your  “Criminal History Report.”  
 
4.  Complete and submit a Child Abuse Clearance application.  Click the following link to obtain the needed form Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Certification.”
 
5.  If you recently moved into the state of Pennsylvania, FBI fingerprinting clearance is also required.  Fingerprinting can be done at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU). For more information concerning fingerprinting please contact the DCIU at 610-938-9000.