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Protecting God’s Children

Protecting God's Children Instructions for New Volunteers

To Those Volunteering to Work with our Youth:

All employees and volunteers who have access to minors must follow the Archdiocese of Newark Policies on Professional and Ministerial Conduct. There are certain steps you must take in order to be in compliance and approved as a parish volunteer.

  1. Complete a Volunteer Application which includes authorization for a criminal background check.
  2. Read the Archdiocese of Newark Policies on Professional and Ministerial Conduct  and sign Page 23 and return with your Volunteer Application.
  3. Attend a Protecting God’s Children Training Session
  4. Maintain an active certification through the Archdiocese, or renew lapsed certification.