A quick reminder that all Volunteers must have an active Shield the Vulnerable or Virtus Certificate in order to participate in the SFC 2019 Village House Program. If you do not wish to take the Virtus course on line, there will be a live certification on February 13 in the Church at 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM. Register for the live course at http://signup.com/go/xeonSEt.
VOLUNTEER POSITIONS PREREQUISITES. PLEASE NOTE ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST:
Have attended an SFC Helping Others Village House Training Session in the past three years or attend a 2019 session as noted below.
February 24 10:45 AM to 12 :00 PM in Kelley Hall
February 26 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in Kelley Hall
Register for training at http://signup.com/go/xeonSEt.
All Volunteers are required to review this Operational Manual in its entirety. See http://bit.ly/2SqLsgf
Volunteers including those who have previously undergone training should familiarize themselves with basic guidelines on guest interactions as explained in the five-minute video found at http://bit.ly/2S4HDNA.
As mandated by the Diocese of San Jose, all volunteers must undergo a background check in order to work with vulnerable adults. As such, all VOLUNTEERS NOT PREVIOUSLY finger printed must do so and submit a onetime only background check to SFC as mandated by the Diocese of San Jose’s Shielding the Vulnerable initiative. SFC will provide access to this service at no charge to Village House Volunteers on February 19th between 5:00 PM at 7:00 PM in Kelley Hall. Register for Finger Printing at http://signup.com/go/xeonSEt.
If you are unable to attend the February 19th session at SFC you can walk in or schedule an appointment with the Verify Group at verifygroup.com.Contact Susan Dias 408 761 2156 email@example.com. The service is located at 262 East Hamilton in Campbell, CA 95008. To expedite your process and to avoid being charged for this service, please download, complete and bring the attached form found here with you to either location. See http://bit.ly/2RUZcjJ
All Volunteers must have completed and been certified in the Diocese of San Jose mandated Virtus Online Training Course (or Shield the Vulnerable) or certified at a live SFC Campus session as part of the Diocesan Shielding the Vulnerable initiative. If your Virtus or Shield the Vulnerable Safe Environment Certificate was issued prior to March 1, 2016 you must retake the certification found at virtus.org. First Time Registrants see https://bit.ly/2Jzw1yx .
Parishioners with existing Virtus Accounts see https://bit.ly/1ymFrf5.
As noted above, a live Virtus Training and Certification Course will be held on Campus on February 13 at 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM. Register for the live course at http://signup.com/go/xeonSEt.
The following training courses are required for adults who serve with youth and/or vulnerable adults. The VIRTUS® online training course Protecting God’s Children (PGC) is mandatory and must be renewed every three (3) years by both employees and volunteers (https://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/). Volunteers and employees who serve in Homebound Ministries, or bringing the Eucharist to the sick, must take the PGC & Vulnerable Adults training course which also incorporates the Protecting God’s Children (PGC) training material.
All Volunteers must read, sign and return to the Parish Office the Diocesan mandated Volunteer Waiver form that holds the Diocese and SFC harmless during days when you Volunteer to work at Village House. The form can be accessed at https://bit.ly/2FBbpn2.