Diocese of Youngstown-Child Protection Requirements


Updated: August 28, 2018

Who has to attend the Virtus Training?

St. Paul Parish and School volunteers and employees are obligated to follow the guidelines mandated by the Diocese of Youngstown.

What do I have to do to volunteer?

  1. Attend a Virtus Child Protection In-Service.  
  1. This 2-1/2 hour seminar is offered periodically at St. Paul Parish and at other Churches in the Diocese.
  1. Be fingerprinted and have a BCI or FBI Background Check .
  1. You will be asked to give a code when you are fingerprinted the codes are the following:

                        -NO-ORC (Parish Volunteer/Employee)

-3319-39B1 (School Volunteer/Non-Teaching Positions)

-3319-39B3 (School Teachers)  

-Fingerprints from an employer are allowed & must be sent to St. Paul directly from employer.

                -Fingerprints must have been taken between the years 2015-2020

-BCI if the person has only lived in Ohio.

-FBI is required if the person has lived outside the state of ohio in the last 5 yrs.

-St. Paul Parish will reimburse their parishioners for fingerprints.

-St. Paul Parish volunteers and employees may go to Queen of Heaven in Green to be fingerprinted.

                        - Volunteer needs to state if volunteering for the Parish or School.

Where do I sign up for a class?

Check the VIRTUS website for upcoming classes. (www.virtus.org.com)

Click Here to find a class

What if I have further questions about Virtus Training?

If you have any questions about Child Protection requirements please contact Joseph Frangos, Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry or Dustine May, Coordinator of Religious Education at the Parish Office. (330-499-2201)