SafeParish

ALL PARISH VOLUNTEERS: NEW CHILD PROTECTION PLATFORM - In July 2021, the archdiocese will be moving to SafeParish as the new platform for Child Protection training and compliance. SafeParish is an organization that specializes in training and education solutions for organizations worldwide. They have 20+ years of experience in providing child safe environment training programs. SafeParish will continue to work with our current background check provider Selection.com. All training and background information in your current VIRTUS account will be transferred to SafeParish. No new live training through SafeParish will be required if you have completed live child protection training through VIRTUS. Ongoing child protection training will still be required for all volunteers and employees and will consist of quarterly interactive video-based training instead of monthly bulletins. As the archdiocese moves closer to the conversion date, additional information regarding your new SafeParish account will be provided. If you have questions, please contact please contact Ruth in the parish office or call 513-777-4322 Ext. 112.

Keeping Our Children Safe

If you volunteer with children at St. Max, please take a few moments to read this. Thank you.

No cleric, employee or regular volunteer is to have contact with children without first being approved by the Archdiocese. At St. Max we encourage all volunteers, whether they have contact with children or not, to complete the child protection training.  Approval consists of attending a child protection training, staying current on training bulletins, and an online background check. All regular volunteers who have contact with children must be approved before beginning ministry. We trust you will understand the need to be 100% compliant as your dedication to our children is evidence of your love and concern for them. If you have any questions about your status as a volunteer, please contact Ruth in the parish office, 513-777-4322 ext. 112.

Decree on Child Protection

The Decree was updated in July 2018. Please visit the Archdiocesan website, https://catholicaoc.org/offices/safe-environment for a complete copy of the revised decree.

Background Check

SELECTION.COM, a national, Catholic faith-based background check company located in the Cincinnati area, provides all background check services for the Archdiocese. The background check is done online. There is a $25 cost for the background check. St. Max will pay for our volunteers; you must contact the parish office in advance for a code to use during the SELECTiON.COM registration.  If you have questions about the online background check, please contact Ruth in the parish office or call 513-777-4322 Ext. 112.

Thanks for your ongoing commitment to keeping our children safe.

Ministry Contacts

Ruth Trentman
(513) 777-4322
Ext 112
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