PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN (VIRTUS)
St Robert of Newminster Parish complies with the requirements of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the guidelines of the Diocese of Grand Rapids. Under the requirements of the program, all employees and volunteers of the parish engaged in regular contact with children or young people must undergo a criminal history background check and attend a Protecting God’s Children abuse awareness session.
FORMS TO BE COMPLETED by persons working with children and young people:
- Volunteer Services Application
- Standards of Ministerial Behavior in Dealing with Children & Young People
- Background Check Information, Notice, Authorization Form
PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN ABUSE AWARENESS SESSIONS
To register for a Protecting God’s Children Abuse Awareness session or see a list of upcoming sessions, visit www.virtus.org, click “Registration.” Click the drop down arrow by “Select Your Organization” and select Grand Rapids, MI (Diocese).