All individuals who volunteer in the school must complete the Volunteer Screening packet and will be asked to complete the Diocesan mandated background check. You may print the Volunteer Screening packet or pick one up in the school office. Additionally, all volunteers and employees of Saint Joseph Catholic School must complete the online safe environment curriculum, "Safe Haven - It's Up to You". Click HERE to learn about the registration process.
The Policy of the Diocese of Charleston Concerning Allegations of Sexual
Misconduct or abuse of A Minor by Church Personnel
In an effort "To Promote Healing and Reconciliation with Victims/Survivors of Sexual Abuse of Minors," the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People decreed that "dioceses are to have policies and procedures in place to respond promptly to any allegation where there is reason to believe that sexual abuse of a minor has occurred."
You can click HERE to read the policy in its entirety.