Volunteers

organizations_volunteersVolunteers are welcome and needed at St. Columban School to help provide the many programs, services and activities that we offer to our students and to assist in running school efficiently. Many opportunities are available for willing volunteers. To get involved, please contact the school office or the P.T.O.

All volunteers, including field trip chaperones, arerequired by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to meet the requirements of the Child Protection Decree. (See below.)Visitors must sign in at the School Office and pick up a volunteer badge.

Archdiocesan Child Protection Decree

The VIRTUS® Child Abuse Awareness program is for adult (18 or older) volunteers, coaches, teachers, aides, staff, and others who have regular, ongoing contact with minors.

To register for this program, please visit the VIRTUS® website.  You are welcome to attend a VIRTUS training session anywhere in the Archdiocese or, you may elect to attend one here at St. Columban.  There is no charge to attend a session, but it is important that you register on line PRIOR to the date of the training session.

If you are a new volunteer, you will need to register for VIRTUS training and complete a Selection.com Background check.  For detailed information, visit the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Child Protection link.  If you are a VIRTUS user but need a background check, click here.

If you have any questions related to this topic, please contact Don Kruse in the Parish Office at 513.683.0105 x 2108