To register for VIRTUS training & background check:
If you are first time user, go to "first time registrant" and select Salina Diocese.
Detailed instructions can be found pdf
All adult volunteers, catechists, & parent chaperones
need to fill out the NEW pdf Form A (57 KB).
The old seminar is sufficient until your background check needs to be renewed. At which time, you will be asked to do the VIRTUS training as well as the Background Check form.
In the past, every 5 years your background check was automatically renewed if you were still an active volunteer in St. Thomas More programs involving children or youth. Since the diocese changed to a new system, you now need to do the online forms to renew every 5 years.
When you get to the question:
Unless otherwise directed, in whatever role you serve in your Parish, School, or Diocese, you are required to submit a background check through the Diocese of Salina."
Please answer " I need to complete a background check "
Select your preferred training language, click SUBMIT then click
Please call the Parish Office (776-5151). Background checks from other dioceses are accepted on a case by case basis. If it has been more than five years since your last background check, you will have to do the 'paperwork' for a new background check with the Salina Diocese.
YES! You should have received an email that saying "if you have completed your background check then disregard this email if you still need to complete your background check please following these instructions..." This email will include a LINK that you will have to use to get back to the forms for the background check. This link is only good for 7 days. If you do not complete your background check in this time period you will need to contact Alysia Baumann (776-5151) and she will have the Diocese 'push a background check prompt'. What does that mean? Once the…
You will need to do this on a computer for this to work. Please make sure you allow pop-ups.
You are almost done. When you see this screen YOU ARE NOT DONE yet!
Close this SCREEN (not the web browser) and you should see a button to print certificate.
If you do accidentally close the web browser--don't panic. Go to VIRTUS website, sign in again and you can resume from where you left off. If you do not get to the certificate and do not return after a week, you will have to start over the training.