Protecting God's Children (PGC) Certification

All volunteers who have access to minors must follow the Policies on Professional and Ministerial Conduct and attend a Protecting God's Children workshop in order to be in adherence with the requirements of the Office of Child and Youth Protection in the Archdiocese of Newark. 


Step 1: REGISTER


Step 2: READ the Archdiocese of Newark’s Policies on Professional and Ministerial Conduct

             SPANISH VERSION


Step 3: SIGN the Archdiocesan Code of Ethics Form (This form must be signed and handed in to Claire Liberato in the Faith Formation office in order to complete certification.) 


Step 4: SIGN the Volunteer Application Form (This form must be signed and handed in to Claire Liberato in the Faith Formation office in order to complete certification.)


Step 5: ATTEND a Protecting God’s Children Workshop Once the course has been taken, the certificate of completion must be given to Claire Liberato, along with the above mentioned required documentation. 


Thank you for working with our most valuable asset...our children! If you have any additional questions, please contact Claire Liberato at 201-791-1616 ext.