The Archdiocesan Office for Safeguarding asks that ALL volunteers must at least sign a Code of Conduct document. These are available in the Sacristy in a manilla folder marked accordingly. These can also be downloaded, should you wish to do so, but these must be returned in person and not emailed back to the parish.
Please include your volunteer Group as well so Kerry, the parish secretary, can mark you off correctly.
If you are a volunteer in any of our parish ministries and have not yet signed one, please do so immediately.
This is a requirement of the Archdiocessan Sagfeguarding Ofiice. Please attend to this matter as soon as possible.
If you are unsure of your safeguarding requirements, please contact Kerry, our Safeguarding Officer, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Some groups must also have a Working With Children Check (WWCC) number and complete the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Induction Training in addendum to signing the Code of Conduct.
Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney FACT SHEETS re abuse.
Information for Archdiocesan employees and volunteers (workers) engaging in face-to-face communication with children and young people.
Information for Archdiocesan employees & volunteers (workers) engaging in face-to-face communication with children/young peopleDownload
Information for Children about on-line safety.
Information for young people about on-line safety.
TEMPLATE CONSENT FORM:
Engaging in on-line communications with children/young people
Information for parents and guardians on keeping children and young people safe on-line.
Information for parents and guardians on keeping children and young people safe on-lineDownload
A message from the Archdiocese of Sydney
Child sexual abuse is a crime.
The appropriate people to deal with crimes are the police.
If you, or anyone you know, have been abused, please contact the police.
Alternatively, you can contact the Safeguarding and Ministerial Integrity Office at (02) 9390 5810 or email at: email@example.com.
You may also want to speak to your Parish Priest, Father Greg Morgan (02 9525.1138) (firstname.lastname@example.org) who will be able to provide support and guidance.
The Archdiocese has a legal obligation to report crimes to the police.