Forms should be returned to the Rectory
The rectory will pay for clearances and will submit to the appropriate location for those who volunteer at SS. Simon & Jude Parish or School.
Provided by the Office of Child and Youth Protection
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
CLICK HERE TO GO TO WEBSITE AND DOWNLOAD FORMS OR See documents to the left to also download directly from our website
Background Check Requirement:
No employee or volunteer should begin service in the parish without the PA State Police Criminal Record Check.
Employees must secure the required background checks within 30 days of hire. During this provisional period, their service to children must be supervised. If the FBI Criminal History Record (Fingerprint check) is delayed in being processed, the employee from day of hire needs to provide proof that he/she has completed the process for securing the Fingerprint check.
Volunteers should have all of the required background checks as they begin their service to children. During this provisional period, their service to children must be supervised. All background checks must be received within 30 days.
Training Requirement: Attendance at Safe Environment Training is expected with 90 days of beginning service to children. Click here to see Safe Environment Schedule and to Register
Technology Training is now available online for anyone who attended Protecting God’s Children before July 1, 2011. The review material is posted on: www.childyouthprotection.org . Click on the "Staff and Volunteers" tab at the top of the webpage, then "Required Training" on the drop down menu. Scroll to the bottom of this page and follow the instructions.
Mandated Reporter Training is now available online at www.childyouthprotection.org and click on “training institute”.
Completion of the PA Omnibus School Code Act 2011-24
Arrest/Conviction Report Form must be completed by all volunteers
Upcoming Classes in Our Area: visit www.virtus.org
The next “Protecting God’s Children” classes being offered are:
- Saturday, January 25 at 9:30 AM at St. Joseph's in Downingtown
- Thursday, January 30 at 6:30, St. Francis of Assisi, Springfield
- Monday, February 3 at 6:30, Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, Philadelphia
- Tuesday, February 4 at 9:00 am, St. Thomas of Villanova, Bryn Mawr
- Tuesday, March 4 at 6:30, Assumption BVM, West Grove
- Tuesday, March 18 at 6:30, Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, Philadelphia
- Thursday, April 10 at 7:00, St. Elizabeth, Upper Uwclan
Maureen O'Malley at email@example.com