Background Screening

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Examples of Ministries Required to CORI Their Members

The following ministries are among those required to complete an annual CORI check of their members who are 18 years of age or older.

  • Ministries Dedicated To Serving Youth
    • Babysitters – individuals who care for young children during Sunday Mass, WINGS meetings, etc.
    • CAP Team – Parishioners who serve on the parish Child Abuse Protection Team.
    • Religious Education – catechists, substitute teachers, assistants, babysitters and other Religious Education support staff serving the children and youth of the parish. 
    • Scouting – leaders and others involved with Boy Scout or Girl Scout Troops IF the parish charters the troop. 
    • Youth Ministry – chaperones, leaders, drivers, instructors, coordinators, coaches, referees and others who serve parish youth. 
     
  • Ministries Dedicated To Serving The Elderly
    • Home Chore Program – helpers who go into homes of the elderly and disabled to clean, shop, carry out repairs, etc.
    • Ministry to the Dying – respite care givers, house cleaners, babysitters and others who minister to those at the end of life and their families.
    • Parish Health Care – nurses, home health aides, drivers and any others who volunteer to serve the sick of the parish. 
    • Pastoral Visitation To The Sick And Homebound – Eucharistic Ministers, friendly visitors, pastoral visitors and others who minister, in the name of the community, to the sick, homebound or disabled in their homes or at a care facility. 
     
  • Other Ministries Dedicated To Serving the Parish Community
    • Music Ministry – choir directors, coordinators of children and youth music programs, helpers and others who have contact with children and youth.
    • Worship Ministry – Eucharistic Ministers, lectors and ushers.
    • Saint Vincent DePaul Society - Members providing services to children, youth, elderly, or the disabled including members making home visits.
     

All volunteers in any parish ministry who have the potential for interaction with children.