Youth Protection and Clearances: New Faculty, Staff, & Volunteers

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In order to meet the state requirements, all volunteers at Saint Joe’s must complete and submit clearances and the Arrest Conviction Report Form. Questions should be directed to the Saint Joe’s Business Manager.

To obtain compliance with PA law, please follow the steps below:

In order to volunteer at SJCA, you must contact the school Business Office to verify the capacity in which you will be volunteering at the school.

Step 1: Youth Protection Awareness Training with Virtus

Step 2: Clearances

Step 3: Only needs to be completed if you have not been a PA Resident for the last 10 years

Act 114 Federal Criminal History at

  • Code: Non-Public 1KG6Y3
  • $22.60 fee
  • Must provide photo ID at time of fingerprinting

Step 4: ACT 126 Training online at

  • 3 hour online webinar

Step 5: ACT 24 Arrest Conviction Report Form (Act 24).

Important Notes:

  • Current faculty, staff, and volunteers who have completed either the online Youth Protection course or the prior Protecting God’s Children program do not need to re-take the online youth protection course.
  • Please allow 8 weeks for documents to be processed by the Saint Joe’s and Diocesan Youth Protection Coordinators.
  • Clearances are valid for 3 years, from date of issue.

Please contact the Saint Joe’s Business Manager for more information.

At the heart of Catholic education is a commitment to each individual student’s growth and development as a whole person.

As more families choose Saint Joe’s, we rely on the generosity of donors like you who believe in our mission to form the next generation of leaders through a high-quality Catholic education.

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