PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN: ATTENTION ALL PARENT VOLUNTEERS
The Diocese of Paterson requires all volunteers and/or employees who have regular contact with children, minors or vulnerable adults be approved to work by completing the following steps:
In order to ensure our children are in a safe environment our Diocese requires the following safe environment compliance procedures be followed before our volunteer are allowed to work with children:
- Complete an online background check though Selection.com known as Fastrax
- Read, understand and acknowledge a Pastoral Code of Conduct
- Attend a 3 hour Virtus live training program entitled “Protecting God’s Children” within the next 30 days
The process to complete these requirements have been streamlined into one registration interface. Simply go to www.virtusonline.org to begin the registration process and click “FIRST TIME REGISTRANT”. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete and we ask that you complete all steps during the process. Please be sure to use your legal name when registering, no nick names please.
Step by step registration instructions can be viewed at Virtus Online Volunteer Instructions if you would like to view prior to beginning the registration process.