We welcome and cherish Parent Volunteers at NCS!

We couldn't do many of the marvelous activities that we do without our wonderful volunteers.

Before volunteering at NCS, all volunteers and persons who are entrusted with the care, responsibility, or supervision of children, youth, and/or vulnerable adults or who may have unsupervised access to these vulnerable populations are required to comply with the diocesan fingerprint policy for background screening policy and to attend the appropriate safe environment training program - no exceptions.

If you wish to volunteer in any capacity at the school:

  1. Complete Safe Environment Program training and
  2. Complete Level II Background Check (fingerprinting)

Once you have completed your Safe Environment Training and the Level II Background Check, please Return documents to Therese Alonso, Director of School Affairs and then create your Better Impact account here: https://bit.ly/NCSBetterImpact

Volunteer opportunities will be available and will be tracked throughout the school year via Better Impact. Get notified of volunteer opportunities, sign up for volunteer opportunities, and track hours.

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For more information about our Safe Environment Program training is available here.

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Safe Environment Program Online Training Instructions

The Diocese of St. Petersburg Policy for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults requires Safe Environment Program (SEP) Training for all adults who wish to have unsupervised access to and or the care, responsibility, and or supervision of children and youth and vulnerable adults. 

The Diocese of St. Petersburg Policy for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults requires that in addition to a FBI/FDLE (AFRNP) Level 2 background check, all adults who may have unsupervised access to or the care, responsibility, or supervision of children, youth, or vulnerable adults must complete SEP certification every 5 years. This certification process is done through CMG Connect and is the only training that the Diocese of St. Petersburg currently accepts.

At the completion of the course, which should take approximately one (1) hour to complete - you will be certified for both Access to Children and Access to Vulnerable Adults. 

  1. Go to http://stpetersburg.CMGconnect.org to complete your new online safe environment curriculum. 
  2. Create a new account by completing all the boxes. This includes address, primary parish, and how you participate at your parish or school. If you have questions, please contact Therese Alonso
  3. Start the Safe Environment Program - St Petersburg curriculum. 
  4. Download and print your certificate upon completion or, email it directly from the site to dosa@nativitycatholicschool.org. 
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Level II Background Screening (Fingerprinting) Instructions

All volunteers working with children and vulnerable adults must be Level 2 FDLE/FBI (AFRNP) Level 2 background screened using electronic fingerprinting through diocesan resources.

All applicants pay for this process at registration using a credit card. 
Volunteers $51.00


Click this link: https://dospsep.org.  Click the Click here to proceed! link under Applicant Registration.

 

This will bring you to the DOSP Florida Applicant Experience - Instructions page. Select either NEW DOSP appointment/registration or if you need to be re-fingerprinted.

For NEW fingeprinting:

  1. The next page (Location Selection) lists current locations available.
    1. Choose the LOCATION you wish to use.
    2. On the CALENDAR, choose a date - that opens the available TIMES column.
    3. Choose the TIME you wish to go to the appointment and then at the bottom left, click CLICK to continue.
  2. The Florida Applicant Type Selection page shows the DATE/TIME/LOCATION of your appointment. Choose your APPLICANT TYPE and LOCATION (where you work/volunteer)
  3. Check the 'By clicking checkbox you reviewed...' box 
  4. On the Required Fields to Complete Registration page, complete your personal information.
    1. EMPLOYER NAME is the LOCATION (if you are a volunteer use PARISH/SCHOOL you are being printed for) 
    2. OCCUPATION – if you are an employee, list your job title,
    3. Use VOLUNTEER if you are a VOLUNTEER
    4. REASON is BACKGROUND CHECK
  5. Continue to WAIVER – fill out all information
  6. Continue to PAYMENT method


Once your payment has been processed, you are ready for your appointment. If you cannot make the time/date you have chosen, you may go to any other listed location – please call to be sure of availability at the location. 

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Photograph of Mrs. Therese Alonso
Mrs. Therese Alonso
Director of School Affairs