The diocesan website contains all the necessary information under the Office of Safe Environment and each parish and school should have a site administrator who has more information if one needs help. If you have any additonal questions, feel free to contact Office of Safe Environment at (320) 251-2340.
Children and youth training is done on an annual basis.
The general fee is $19 a check which is good for five years. However, some background checks cost much more depending upon court fees from various states. For example, New York courts charge a $95 fee. Remember the diocese now does a national search which searches all states where a person may have lived.
A person working or volunteering is required to do a background check and training every five years. The background check and training are now synced to be renewed every five years
All employees of parishes and schools and anyone who works with children, youth or vulnerable adults.