Please see the following requirements for volunteering at Blessed Sacrament School.

  1. Create a Virtus account using the following steps:
    • Go to www.virtus.org
    • Click “First Time Registrant” from the list on the left of the screen
    • Click “Begin the Registration Process”
    • From the drop down menu, select “Washington, DC (Archdiocese)”
    • Follow the prompts to create an account and to register for a Virtus Safe Environment training
       
  2. Complete an FBI Background Check with an approved fingerprinting vendor
    • Email Allison Cogswell at acogswell@blessedsacramentdc.org or call 202.966.6682 ext. 4031 to obtain the required LiveScan preregistration form, authorization code, and a list of approved vendors
       
  3.  Complete a Volunteer Application
     
  4. Schedule an appointment with Allison Cogswell to provide the following documents:
    • Two valid forms of government issued ID (license, passport, SS card, birth certificate)
    • Completed Volunteer Application
    • Fingerprinting receipt
    • Signed Policy Acknowledgement Form (page 56 in the Safety and Protection handbook distributed at the Virtus training sessions)

Please contact Allison Cogswell at acogswell@blessedsacramentdc.org or call 202.966.6682 ext. 4031 with any questions regarding the Child Protection Policy or to determine the status of your compliance.