To learn about volunteer opportunities in our parish community, please complete the form or contact the Rectory at 708-352-6209.
If you have signed up to volunteer and/or need information about Virtus, background checks, Code of Conduct, etc., please scroll down to find this information.
Requirements to Volunteer with Minors
All Employees and Volunteers who have contact with minors (under 18) must meet the requirements of the Protecting God’s Children Program as set forth by the Chicago Archdiocese. If all requirements are not met, that individual will be not allowed to work or volunteer in any program at St. Cletus Parish.
To sign up for Virtus Training, click here and follow the online directions to choose a site and register. Attend the session, obtain your certificate, and return to Bobbie Kallal at the rectory.
Online Background Check
Individuals must register for a Criminal Background Check using this link. You do need to assign yourself a “User ID” and Password. Complete everything listed with the red “x” and make sure you submit your application after it is complete.
Code of Conduct
Individuals will receive a Code of Conduct form from Human Resources and within that form is an acknowledgement which must be signed and returned to the rectory office to Bobbie Kallal’s attention.
DCFS (C.A.N.T.S.) Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System
An authorization form (referred to as a CANTS form), available from the rectory, for the Department of Children and Family Services must be completed each year and returned to Bobbie Kallal at the rectory.
Mandated Reporter Training
In keeping with Archdiocesan policy the Office for the Protection of Children & Youth continues to offer Mandated Reporter training to all Archdiocesan employees who are mandated by state law and archdiocesan policy to report suspected child abuse and neglect. Further, in keeping with archdiocesan polices, School Coaches, Youth Ministers and Religious Education Volunteers are required to participate in this training. This training is available in two forms: live and online.
Live Training: to register please contact Regina Robinson at 312 534-5254 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To complete online Mandated Reporter training click here and follow the online prompts and directions. When you are done with the online training, be sure to print out the computer generated certificate and return to Bobbie Kallal at the rectory.
All completed forms should be returned to the rectory office. If you have questions, need help registering for the criminal background check or the workshops, need forms or any other assistance; please contact Bobbie Kallal at 708-352-6209. For general information about the Protecting God’s Children initiative, please visit the Archdiocese website.