VIRTUS – Child and Youth Protection Training

In order to assure quality pastoral care for our children, teens, and vulnerable adults, St. John’s requires all parish volunteers to comply with the most current child protection training that is offered by the Archdiocese of Baltimore.  Please note that all volunteers at St. John the Evangelist are considered “substantial contact volunteers” and must take the full training including a background check/criminal screening

Beginning November 1, 2017, the Archdiocese of Baltimore began utilizing the VIRTUS system, along with over 90 other dioceses.   You can access the system at  Volunteers who were previously registered on the Shield the Vulnerable website were merged into VIRTUS, and there is no need to re-register.  You should log into your profile to verify that all of your information transferred correctly.

For information or questions about the training process please contact, Jane Owens, Virtus Coordinator.


Click here for Step by Step Registration Instructions

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