Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Archdiocese of Washington Youth Protection Policy

The Archdiocese of Washington requires that any adult who seeks to give volunteer service with an Archdiocesan school, parish, agency or ministry that will involved substantial contact with children, must prior to beginning service:

1. Complete this application and return to the Parish Coordinator responsible for this program.  Form:   http://site.adw.org/pdfs/cpp_volapp2006.pdf.

2. Register online on www.virtus.org for a child protection workshop. The current schedule can be found here: http://site.adw.org/schedule-and-sign-up It really does not matter where you take it, as long as you take it.

3. Call for an appointment for fingerprinting and use the Authorization form when you go to the appointment.

4. Undergo a criminal background check at the time of fingerprinting and have the results cleared by the Office of Human Resources.