Volunteer at OLV

Requirements for Volunteering with Children and Youth

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at OLV. Our ministries depend on parishioners sharing their time and talent. This page gives you an idea of volunteer opportunities along with important steps and information for becoming VIRTUS compliant (Archdiocese program for training and certifying adult volunteers).

Sunday Morning Religious Education Classes

  • Catechists & Co-Catechists
  • Substitute Catechists
  • Class-room Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants (Weekdays & Sundays)
  • Photographers
  • Service Project Leaders

Sacramental Preparation

  • Catechists (small group preparation for children & youth preparing for sacraments)
  • 1st Communion Preparation Retreat Teams
  • Confirmation Preparation Retreat Teams

Catholic Youth Organization 

  • Coaches & Assistant Coaches 
    • cross-country (fall)
    • soccer (fall)
    • basketball teams & clinic (fall & winter)
    • baseball (spring)
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Uniform Coordinators

Child Safety

We are committed to the safety of our children and volunteers. Please visit Volunteer Cental section on this page to links for volunteers. All parents are encouraged to read Keeping Kids Safe.


Volunteer Central

Volunteers who reach the age of 18  must be VIRTUS compliant to work with children and youth. Compliance requires a background check (at the parish) and succesful attendance and completion Child Protection Training. See links below for checklist, application and Training dates and time

ADW Child Protection Policy

Volunteer Checklist

 Volunteer Application

Request Background Check Appointment

Training Class Schedule