Protecting God's Children

The PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN (PGC) Program educates and trains adults (clergy, religious, teachers, employees, volunteers, and parents) about the dangers of abuse, the warning signs of abuse, the ways to prevent abuse, the methods of properly reporting suspicions of abuse, and responding to allegations of abuse.

In order for St. Charles to be compliant with our Diocesan Safe Environment Policy we require that all adults (over the age of 18) who volunteer within our youth and faith formation ministry to complete the following items:
1. Complete the initial online training session (Virtus Online)- Virtus Online
2. Complete the Background Check form
3. Complete the Ethical Conduct Acknowledgement form. You can view the complete Ethical Conduct Policies document here - Ethical Conduct Policies
4. Provide a copy of your online training certificate, the completed background check form, the signed ethical conduct acknowledgement form and a copy of your driver's license and car insurance to the Youth/Faith Formation office
CURRENT VOLUNTEERS Safe Environment Information
All adults who have completed the initial training must recertify every 5 years. - Recertify Online
Volunteers who need to update background checks will be notified when required.

To view all Diocesan Safe Environment click here