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Did you know that all Clergy and Youth Workers (Volunteers and paid Staff) in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America must complete a mandatory background check and online youth safety training?

All Clergy who serve a parish and all lay people who have a position/role working with Children or Youth, and all Parish Council members are required to complete a simple three step process: 

Register – Screen – Train.  

  1. Register as a Youth Worker with Sterling Volunteers at this link:

  2. Complete the online criminal background screening. (10 minutes, every 2 years)

  3. Complete the required online Youth Safety training. (1-2 hours each year)

For more information on the youth safety policies of the Archdiocese please follow this link:

Questions? Email:

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