Called to Protect


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY TO ENSURE YOU HAVE MET YOUR VOLUNTEER/WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR.

To volunteer or work in St. Clare’s church, school, or preschool communities throughout the year, you must have completed ALL of the following Archdiocesan requirements.  Contact Gwen Vroman, gvroman@stclarepdx.org, 971-277-3712 with questions or concerns.

  • Valid Archdiocesan Background Check, every 3 years
  • Called to Protect for Parents, Families and Ministries, one time requirement
  • Standards of Conduct Archdiocese, one time requirement
  • Safe Haven training, 2017-18 update

Archdiocese of Portland — Volunteer Background Check Form
To volunteer in any capacity at St. Clare school, every volunteer must have completed the Archdiocesan background check process.  Background check processing costs $15 per application. Please email Gwen Vroman at gvroman@stclarepdx.org to request the background check form as it is an online process.  

Called to Protect Video Training

The Archdiocese of Portland requires all St. Clare clergy, employees, and volunteers to attend a video showing of its “Called to Protect for Parents and Families and Ministries" training courses. You will receive a certificate of participation, which you will need to submit a copy of, to the St. Clare School front office. Check the Archdiocesan web site, www.archdpdx.org, for the "Called to Protect Training Schedule" which lists all trainings around the Portland area. 

ARMATUS ONLINE UPDATES

Each year the Archdiocese of Portland requires all clergy, employees and volunteers to complete a Called to Protect training update.  This year's update is the Safe Haven training video. Follow the instructions below to complete the course.

  1. Go to http://cmgparent.org/
  2. Click “Start Learning”
  3. Register by creating a personal account, select Archdiocese of Portland, then select the parish. Keep track of your account info—you will be able to log back in
  4. View the Safe Haven video (approx. 18 minutes) available in English & Spanish
  5. Complete the quiz (approx. 2 minutes)
  6. Print out and submit the certificate to your school