Saint Joseph Catholic Church

Required Volunteer Forms & Safe Environment Information


Volunteer Safe Environment Requirements


The Archdiocese of Atlanta requires that all adult volunteers (18 years old or older) working with
children, youth, and/or vulnerable individuals must complete the Safe Environment training (VIRTUS) and undergo a background screening before they're able start volunteering with Saint Joseph Parish. 

In addition, volunteers must be familiar with Reporting Child Abuse Guidelines as detailed by the Archdiocese of Atlanta. To view these guidelines, click here.

To register for a VIRTUS class click here.

Volunteers who are 13 years old or older should complete the Volunteer Application for Minors with their parent’s permission, and the School Reference for Minors form.  Homeschooled minors must provide three references (non-family members).

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Fenton via e-mail at [email protected] or phone 770-422-5633 ext 53.  

Important Links:
Overview of Safe Environment
Safe Environment Policies and Procedures
Overview of VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children