From the Office of Safe Environment
Do You Plan to Volunteer?
The Archdiocesan Decree on Child Protection requires that all employees and volunteers who have regular contact with children register for a SafeParish account and complete a favorable criminal background check before working or volunteering with children. Volunteers may find more information and register for a SafeParish account by visiting https://resources.catholicaoc.org/offices/safe-environment/safeparish. If you had an account through VIRTUS, use the same log in information in SafeParish that you had in VIRTUS to make sure all your information transfers over. You can update your personal information once your account is registered in SafeParish.
As part of the Decree, employees and volunteers must also submit to a criminal background check. Volunteers are required to complete the background check one time only online with Selection.com from within their SafeParish account. Only teachers, clerics, staff, and those who have lived outside of Ohio will need to be fingerprinted.
The cost of the background checks are $25. This fee will be paid by the parish through a Fastrax Token. Each token will have a corresponding number much like a “coupon code.” A volunteer may call the parish office at 922-0715 or send an email requesting a token to firstname.lastname@example.org. Parish office hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday through Friday.
Visit the Archdiocese website for a full description of the Archdiocesan Decree on Child Protection, or contact the Parish Office at email@example.com