Office of Safe Environment

 

Policies

Employees 

In accordance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2002, updated in 2018), all employees of the Diocese of Buffalo and its affiliated organizations must complete a Background Check and Safe Environment training.  These must be renewed every three years.

Volunteers

  • Background Check authorization and Notification form needs to be filled out at School where your volunteering
  • Volunteer Code of Conduct for Adults will be given with the Background Check
  • Volunteer Code of Conduct for Minors will be given with the Background Check
  • Online Training for Adults - Instructions (PDF)
  • VIRTUS online

Clergy

In accordance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2002, updated in 2018), all priests and deacons must complete a Background Check and Safe Environment training.  These must be renewed every three years.

Resources for Parents

Office of Safe Environment

 

Policies

Employees 

In accordance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2002, updated in 2018), all employees of the Diocese of Buffalo and its affiliated organizations must complete a Background Check and Safe Environment training.  These must be renewed every three years.

Volunteers

  • Background Check authorization and Notification form needs to be filled out at School where your volunteering
  • Volunteer Code of Conduct for Adults will be given with the Background Check
  • Volunteer Code of Conduct for Minors will be given with the Background Check
  • Online Training for Adults - Instructions (PDF)
  • VIRTUS online

Clergy

In accordance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2002, updated in 2018), all priests and deacons must complete a Background Check and Safe Environment training.  These must be renewed every three years.

Resources for Parents