Afghan Humanitarian Support


Welcome to the Afghan Humanitarian Support page. 

We are preparing to assist individuals and families coming to San Antonio from Afghanistan. 
Volunteers will be called upon as needed to help with basic needs and other tasks that will be specified at a later date. 

Catholic Charities will post more information as it becomes available. 

Volunteers must be 18+ and do not need to speak languages other than English. 

Click "become a member" to start the volunteer application process on this page. After you complete the volunteer application on this page, the next required step is making an account on - This website runs a Criminal Background Check and gives access to the 3 required trainings.

1. Create an account (make sure to enter the last four of your Social Security #)
2. When asked for the location, select Archdiocese of San Antonio
3. Select YES when asked if you’ll be working with vulnerable adults
4. Select YES when asked if you’ll be working with children

Next you will need to complete the following trainings:
Protecting God’s Children Online Maltreatment Awareness Session
Sexual Harassment Online Training Module 1.0
Vulnerable Adults Training Module

When you have completed the requirements or if you have any questions, please email Stephanie Jaramillo
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I believe that my virtus & background check are up to date. I submitted everything a couple of months ago. will I need to resubmit? Rebeca Murillo
Hi - I'm trying to complete the 3rd training module re protecting adults, but am unable to access the content. Can you help? Thanks.
Hi Stephanie, I do not remember if I completed the Vulnerable Adults Training Module. Would you please let me know if I have completed this module, or direct me where I can find out. Thanks!
I am an active CCAOSA volunteer and I believe that my virtus and background check are up to date. Will I have to resubmit all my information? Roanna Escamilla-Mayer
I have called you and gave you an update. Thank you for your interest. We hope to see you soon. — Stephanie Jaramillo Stephanie Jaramillo on September 2, 2021
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I am a current volunteer for CCAOSA and my virtus and background check are current. Do I have to submit again? My most recent volunteer was with the children at the coliseum