Providing safe and healthy homes for children of families in crisis.

MINISTRY LEAD – Volunteer Application Steps

Please only complete Applicant 1 unless you are serving in this role as a couple. Please complete the following steps by clicking on the links below.

 

 

Part One

 

APPLICANTS/HOUSEHOLD INFORMATION

Please note the additional general household information needed is included in Applicant 1 only.

 

PERSONAL ASSESSMENT

 

BACKGROUND CHECKS

You will receive an email invitation from Sterling Volunteers to complete a Background Check. There is a fee per applicant averaging $50.

 

CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

 

STATEMENT OF FAITH

 

REFERENCES

There are three required references per household. Please send the following link to each of your three references. Click HERE

  • Reference 1 Friend/Colleague
  • Reference 2 Friend/Colleague
  • Reference 3 Pastor or Elder

 

Part Two

 

CHILD ABUSE MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING

Each adult living in a Safe Refuge Host Family home must complete Mandated Reporter Training.

If you have completed this training in the past 2 years, please click HERE

If you have not completed this training or your certificate is more than 2 years old, please use THIS LINK to complete a FREE Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training. Scroll to the bottom of the page and complete the option that says “VOLUNTEERS”. After completing the training, upload your certificate HERE.

 

LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING

You will receive an email with instructions for completing a Live Scan Fingerprinting. There is a fee per applicant. 

 

TRAINING & INTERVIEW

Ministry Leads are required to complete Safe Refuge Volunteer Training. We will notify you of the next available training. Ministry Leads also meet with the Safe Refuge staff for a Ministry Lead Interview & Training.