Set Up Background Checks

In order to enable background checks, you must first sign up for a Verified First account.

An administrator must sign up for a Verified First account to enable background checks. You can do this from the Manage Realm Account page.

  1. In the top-left corner, click your ministry hub then Realm. Then click Settings > Additional Features.
  2. In the Background Checks section, click Learn more.
  3. Click Sign up for background checks.
  4. Complete the application form. Verified First will notify you by email when your account is set up. A Background Checks option will display on the Admin menu when it's available.

    While you're waiting, download the Background Checks 101 PDF for information about screening best practices and communicating to volunteers and staff.