All volunteers at St. Dominic Parish must comply with the standards and requirements set by the Diocese of Columbus Safe Environment Program:

All volunteers must:
1. Complete a St. Dominic volunteer Application form
2. Attend Protecting God’s Children (PGC) four-hour workshop
3. Be fingerprinted
4. Obtain a BCI Criminal Background check


All fingerprinting must be completed and sent directly from the fingerprinting agency to the Parish office. You may not hand deliver or mail this on your own.

Every volunteer in a program or ministry for children and youth, and any volunteer for other parish programs or ministries who is delegated the care, custody, or control of children and youth is required to complete a criminal background check and participate in a PGC training session.

This includes volunteers for Parish School of Religion, youth ministry, Vacation Bible School , Children’s Liturgy of the Word, ushers, pre-school and nursery volunteers, parish volunteers staffing activities for children/youth, field-trip chaperones and drivers, scout leaders, coaches and other recreation volunteers, choir director if choir includes children or youth, service coordinators if service programs include children or youth, all parish councils (including finance) and committee members; all parish paid staff and clergy; all ministry, group and activity volunteers who have any level of contact with children or children’s programs and activities.