Helpers Of Our Lady of Lourdes (Hospitalité) is a charity registered in Scotland, No: SC006312
Generally, helpers should be reasonably fit and in good health in order to cope with the demands of being a volunteer helper on pilgrimage.
In addition, the organising committee has a responsibility to ensure that all helpers are suitable. The assessment of this suitability generally consists of the following components:
Whilst this all seems quite daunting, the procedures are designed to provide a safe environment for all pilgrims. In reality, the committees are used to administering these procedures and normally can get them completed very quickly.