Safe Environment

Student safety is a huge priority at St. Joseph’s School. In addition to keeping our students in a locked facility, we also conduct background checks on all employees and volunteers. Further, all employees and volunteers must obtain their certification in a diocesan Safe Environment Program. To take the Safe Environment Training, please follow the directions below:

  • Returning Employees or Volunteers

    • Click HERE to access the diocesan website
    • Click on the large orange button labeled “Returning Employees or Volunteers”.
    • Complete the Acknowledgment and Consent form by answering the Yes/No questions and completing the required information
      • Under “Parish” please select “Moorhead – St. Joseph’s” even if you are a member of another parish
      • After completing all necessary information, click “Next”
      • Read the Code of Conduct
        • After signing your name, click “Next”
        • Read the Welcome page
          • Click “Next”
          • Proceed to read the text and answer questions as determined by the training.
            • After submitting your answers, your score will be shown to you.  When you pass the certification, you will be congratulated and an email will be sent to you.
  • New Employees and New Volunteer

    • Click HERE to access the diocesan website
    • Click on the large, orange button titled, “New Employees or Volunteers Click Here for Safe Environment Certification.”
    • The next screen is the “Safe Environment Guide for New Employees and Volunteers”
    • Read through the guide and click the “Verification of Receipt and Review Form” at the bottom of the document.
    • Complete the verification form by initialing each box
      • Also, sign the form and fill in the applicable information
      • For Name of Parish and City, please write “St. Joseph’s, Moorhead” (even if you are a member of another parish)
      • When you have completed all required information, click “Submit”
      • Complete the “Annual Acknowledgement and Consent Form for Clergy, Visiting Clergy, Volunteers, Employees, Independent Contractors”
        • For Parish, please click “Moorhead – St. Joseph’s”
        • For Position with Parish, please choose Employee or Volunteer (as applicable)
        • When you have completed all required information, click “Submit”
        • Read the Code of Conduct
          • After signing your name, click “Next”
          • Read the Welcome page
            • Click “Next”
            • Proceed to read the text and answer questions as determined by the training.
              • After submitting your answers, your score will be shown to you.  When you pass the certification, you will be congratulated and an email will be sent to you.