Thank you for your interest in volunteering! St. Simon Parish would not be the same without our dedicated volunteers. Volunteers help at Masses, fundraisers, funeral receptions, visiting those in need, behind the scenes and our many social events. It’s a great way to meet other parishioners and staff while helping serve your community. For a list of all opportunities, click here
Things to do before volunteering at Saint Simon Parish – Safe Environment Training
- Complete an Activity Waiver Form (form here)
- Be fingerprinted at an external location (instructions click here)
- Watch the VIRTUS online training (instructions here and link to online training here)
- Turn your completed paperwork into the Parish Office, Attention to: Office Manager
For the safety of children and vulnerable adults, all volunteers are required to be fingerprinted prior to work on campus. As required by the Diocese of San Jose, each adult volunteer at St. Simon must also have Virtus online training every 3 years, and sign the Volunteer Waiver Form.
Children between the ages of 14-17 are required to take a Virtus training for teens that expires after 2 years. For instructions click here
Questions? Please contact our team firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Forms and instructions for all are below.
There are many ways to volunteer, whether you would like to “just help” or to chair an event. We’re sure we have something that will fit your availability and interests. Volunteer shifts are posted on our online web based volunteer portal called, Engage!, our web-based portal. You can login with your email and click on the various events to see what needs there are for volunteering. Sign up to volunteer HERE
Virtus for teens
Volunteer Waiver Form
The Office for the Protection of Children & Vulnerable Adults (OPCVA)
The Office for the Protection of Children & Vulnerable Adults (OPCVA) is committed to fostering healthy relationship by means of educating, training, and screening all adults who have regular access to children, youth and vulnerable adults within the Diocese of San Jose for the purpose of preventing harm.