The Diocese of Rockville Centre recognizes that background information including criminal history record checks are a critical element in ensuring the safety of children and protecting them from inappropriate actions or behaviors of others.
All potential volunteers of St. Mary's Elementary School must complete a background check. In addition, volunteers must attend a Virtus training session. If you participate in Virtus at a site other than St. Mary's, please send to the school office a copy of the attendance certificate.
To summarize, no parent can volunteer with the students in any capacity without submitting a background check and attending Virtus training.
Please check www.virtus.org
for a list of training sessions being held in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. You must register online to attend a workshop.