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Safe Environment

Thank you for sharing your gifts and giving your time to St. Pascal Baylon Catholic Church and St. Pascal Regional Catholic School!
 
 
SAFE ENVIRONMENT COORDINATOR:  Kim Roering, [email protected], 651.774.1585, ext. 128

All employees, and volunteers who interact with minors, are required to complete and maintain safe environment credentials through the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

Volunteers working with children/youth include: classroom aides, chaperones/volunteers for field trips and classroom activities, coaches, faith formation catechists, VBS leaders, Children’s Liturgy of the Word leaders, and more!

 

NEW VOLUNTEERS

To ensure successful completion of the requirements, follow the information below before creating your VIRTUS account. If you have an existing VIRTUS account, contact Kim Roering at 651.774.1585, ext. 128 or [email protected] for assistance so your account can be updated prior to login. 

Total Time Commitment: Approximately 95 minutes

1. Set aside sufficient time to complete all items without logging out.

  • Incomplete accounts may result in lost data, requiring you to repeat your setup.

2. Read and follow the directions on the website in the order presented.

  • Skipping items, fast-forwarding or backing up may corrupt your account and require you to repeat your assignments.
  • You will:

a.  Complete each registration field as presented on the screen

b.  Complete the Code of Conduct

c.  Complete the Background Check application (SSN is required)

d.  Complete Safe Environment Training (1 module, approximately 75 minutes)

VIRTUS website:  www.virtusonline.org

Use Google Chrome browser and allow pop-ups for this website.

For more information on the Archdiocesan Safe Environment requirements, visit www.safe-environment.archspm.org/essential-3 .

 


 

RECREDENTIALING CURRENT VOLUNTEERS (already E3 compliant)

Volunteers working with minors need to recredential every three years.

Total Time Commitment: Approximately 45 minutes for full recredentialing

VIRTUS website:  www.virtusonline.org

Use Google Chrome browser and allow pop-ups for this website.

  • Set aside sufficient time to complete all items without logging out
  • Read and follow the directions on the website in the order presented
  • Skipping items, fast-forwarding or backing up will cause errors your account and require you to repeat assignments
  • Complete all assignment on your Home Tab showing “due” or in red

 

MINORS (age 13-18)

E3 Minor Volunteers (under 18 years old)

Reference form for minors

Code of Conduct for Youth Workers and Youth Volunteers Who Interacted with Children, Other Youth, or Vulnerable Adults

 


 

RESOURCES

safe-environment.archspm.org

USCCB Charter

How to Report Suspected Abuse

Victim Assistance Brochure