Requirements for School Volunteer:

As per Pennsylvania State Law, volunteers are not allowed to provide service until ALL of their clearances are on file with the Diocese.

  1. PA State Police Criminal History Check
  2. PA Child Abuse History Certification
  3. Volunteer Affidavit If volunteer has lived in Pennsylvania for the past 10 years OR FBI Federal Check with Fingerprinting if volunteer has NOT lived in Pennsylvania for the past 10 years SERVICE CODE: 1KG6TR
  4. Signed Code of Pastoral Conduct
  5. Safe Environment Training
    • VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children Program
    • VIRTUS Mandated and Ethical Reporter Training 

In addition to above, Volunteer Coaches require:

  1. Certificate of Completion for Concussion Awareness
  2. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Form


Background Checks are valid for FIVE (5) years.

Safe Environment Continued Training is completed on your online VIRTUS account annually in May.