Have you ever considered helping with PREP, Sunday nursery, CYO sports, Youth in Action, Family Promise, or any other activity at Assumption (or another parish) that involves interacting with children?
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia requires the following for all adult (18 years of age) volunteers:
Protecting God’s Children for Adults Class
(also known as Safe Environment Part I)
A session is being offered in ABVM’s church hall on Thursday, March 21st from 6:30-9 pm. Registration is required. To sign up for the session at Assumption or for a session on another date at another location, go to http://www.virtusonline.org and in the left column, click on the appropriate (green) option: “first-time registrant” or “log-in for existing accounts.” This class does not need to be taken more than 1 time.
Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse Training
(Safe Environment Part II)
This training can be done ONLY online.
PA Criminal History Check
This is free for volunteers and must be renewed every 5 years.
https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp (Click on the yellow button “New Record Check (Volunteers only)”
PA Child Abuse Clearance
This is also free for volunteers and must be renewed every 5 years.
During the last 10 years,
if you have resided only in PA, you will need to download and sign this form:
if you have NOT lived in PA (for 10 continuous years), you must do a federal fingerprint background check. It is not free,and enter Service Code = 1KG6ZJ.
Additional information can be found at https://www.abvm-youth.org/copy-of-administration.
Please note that you may be able to access these sites only from a desktop or laptop computer, not from a phone or other device.