Newman Used Book Sale – Volunteers Needed (PA Clearances Required)

Schedule for Event – Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, Sept. 12, 9am-2pm – Sorting of donated books

Saturday, Sept. 12, 9am – 4pm – Setting up tables

Saturday, Sept. 12, 3pm – 4pm – Directing traffic

Sunday, Sept. 13, 9am-10am – Directing traffic

Sunday, Sept. 13, 3pm-finished   Moving boxes of books from storage to the tent and church

Sunday, Sept. 13, 6pm-7pm – Directing traffic

Monday – Sept. 14, 10am-10pm – Organizing books

Tuesday – Sept. 15, 10am-10pm – Organizing books

Wednesday – Sept. 16, 10am-10pm – Organizing books

Thursday – Sept. 17, 10am-10pm – Organizing books

Friday – Sept. 18, 10am-3pm – Organizing books

Friday – Sept. 18, Noon – 10pm – Directing traffic in and out of the parking lot

Friday – Sept. 18, 4pm-10pm – Cashier, tallying large orders, straightening books

Saturday – Sept. 19, 8am-7pm – Directing traffic in and out of the parking lot

Saturday – Sept. 19, 9am-7pm – Cashier, straightening books

Sunday – Sept. 20, 8:30am – 4pm – Directing traffic in and out of the parking lot

Sunday – Sept. 20, 10am-4pm – Cashier, straightening books

Sunday – Sept. 20, 4pm—Packing unsold books and loading the truck

Sunday – Sept. 20, 6:30pm- 7pm – Directing traffic

 

Newman Used Book Sale

St. Thomas More University Parish & Catholic Student Center

1200 Oakland Avenue

Indiana, PA 15701

724-463-2277

www.STMUP.org

PA Clearance Required (Instructions)

Any students interested in cashiering at the book sale (who have their clearances) can contact Anne Cash at annecash@comcast.net to find out what time slots are available.  Last year 20 slots were filled by CHC students — we hope by requiring clearances we won’t lose too many.  Anne has already sent out a desperate need request!

What is now required of all volunteers?

  • Read and sign the Diocesan Code of Conduct
  • Enroll and complete VIRTUS training – either online or at an in-person session conducted around the diocese.
  • Complete an online session explaining how to file a report of child abuse.
  • Complete background checks for: PA Criminal History, Child Abuse History and FBI Criminal History

 

How do I complete the Code of Conduct Signoff?

  • Go to Diocese website dioceseofgreensburg.org
  • Read Diocesan Code of Conduct and print final page. Sign and date form and bring to Parish Office for placement in your records.

 

How do I complete the VIRTUS Training?

  • Go to dioceseofgreensburg.org
  • Enroll in the VIRTUS online training or enroll at a live in-person session conducted at a parish
  • Print and retain any online completion certificate
  • Retain any completion certificate from in-person VIRTUS session

 

Each of us must know how to make a report of suspected abuse

 

How do I complete the PA Criminal Background Check?

  • Complete online –or- Complete on paper and mail it in.
  • Print Certificate and drop off at Parish Office
  • See subsequent page for individual directions

 

How do I complete the Child Abuse History Clearance?

  • Complete online -or- Complete on paper and mail it in.
  • Print Certificate and drop off at Parish Office
  • See subsequent page for individual directions

 

How do I obtain FBI Fingerprint Clearance?

  • Pre-register online and go to ARIN unit at appointed time to have fingerprinting completed
  • If a Pennsylvania resident for 10 years or more, may sign Affidavit in lieu of submitting fingerprints
  • Alternative to Fingerprinting
  1. If a Pennsylvania Resident for 10 years or longer
  2. Can attest that no criminal convictions occurred
  3. Signed by you and notarized

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