Protecting God’s Children

Safe Environment

To All Volunteers in Our Lady of Peace Parish

As a volunteer, we appreciate your willingness to share your faith, gifts and skills. Providing safe and secure programs for our members is of utmost importance to us.

The Archdiocese of Newark guidelines require all staff and certain volunteers over 18 to:

1) Complete a volunteer application
2) Submit to a criminal background check once every 5 years
3) Review the Archdiocesan Code of Conduct and sign the acknowledgement of having done so.

The documents needed are available below or at the Rectory or by request from

4) Take a Protecting God’s Children Class, which is valid for 5 years.

To register for Protecting God’s Children classes offered throughout the Diocese, please click the link below. If you have already taken the class or are unsure of your status, call Valerie at 908-464-7600 for help. Information for re-certification is also available on Site.

To register for an upcoming Protecting God’s Children class, please click here.