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Parent Volunteers

Parent Volunteers are a vital part of Academy of Our Lady.  Any help you can give is greatly appreciated.  
Please be advised, compliance of the Archdiocese of Newark’s Safe Environment Policy is required for all volunteers and employees (18 years/older) who work/volunteer with children in our parish or at Academy of Our Lady. This includes all CCD teachers & aides, CYO chaperones, AoOL classroom, lunch & library volunteers, class parents, HSA members, coaches, Scout leaders, etc.

Safe Environment Policy requirements include:

1) Attend a Protecting God’s Children Workshop  *see below (recertification of PGC is required every 5 yrs)

2) Complete a Volunteer Application and Archdiocesan Code of Conduct (read document below and submit last page)

3)  Complete Criminal Background Check  (online, facilitated by rectory)


*Protecting God’s Children Workshops

Volunteers that are NEW to PGC: Please register for a workshop online at

Volunteers who have PREVIOUSLY TAKEN PGC: Recertification is required every 5yrs. Contact the St. Catharine rectory (M-F 9am-3pm) at 201-445-3703 or for your original VIRTUS ‘user ID’, which is needed to register online for another workshop. You may attend PGC again or you may choose the condensed class, Keeping the Promise Alive Recertification Training.