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CANCELLED - Child Safety Information Workshop - Tuesday 29 August

Volunteering Geelong

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (AEST)

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Child Safety Information workshops - Volunteering Geelong Financial members
Cancellation of attendance at any workshop at anytime incurs an administration fee of $5. For workshops for which a fee is payable, cancellations must be received by Volunteering Geelong at least 2 working days before the event for remainder of the fee to be refunded.
Aug 29, 2017 A$50.00 A$0.00
Child Safety Information workshops - Non Financial members
Cancellation of attendance at any workshop at anytime incurs an administration fee of $5. For workshops for which a fee is payable, cancellations must be received by Volunteering Geelong at least 2 working days before the event for remainder of the fee to be refunded.
Aug 29, 2017 A$60.00 A$0.00

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Cancelled - sorry for inconvenience but Volunteering Geelong have had to cancel this workshop.

Do you know that from January 1 2017, new legislation applies to all organisations in Victoria working with children?

This includes:

  • Sport clubs
  • Support services
  • Neighbourhood/community houses
  • Youth groups
  • Playgroups, toy libraries,
  • Pre-schools

Child safety requires a whole of organisation commitment to, and responsibility for, the protection of children and a visible child safe culture. A two hour workshop is being held locally that will help support board members and volunteer leaders to become aware of what you need to do. What will be covered includes:

  •          Background to the new standards
  •          The new legislation and legal obligations for your organisation in accordance with the new child protection laws and a focus on the directors; 
  •          Mandatory and voluntary reporting obligations under the new criminal legislation; 
  •          Penalties for non--‐compliance with the new laws, including personal and corporate liability; 
  •          Expectations from the regulators; 
  •          Practical tips to ensure compliance for your organisation and all Board members, including how to comply with the seven new child safety standards; and 
  •          Introduction to the Guide for creating a child safe organisation and Moores’ Child Protection Toolkit.
  •          A detailed overview of the Child Safe Standards 
  •          Strategic ways in which community organisations can comply with the standards in an effective and practical way 
  •          Top tips for ensuring continuous improvement when it comes to child protection;
  •          An overview of the case law on reporting concerns particularly as they relate to directors 
  •          Practical tips regarding reporting matters to the police and DHHS 
  •          Case Study Tips from an organisation with strategies already in place 
  •          How to ensure that children are being listened to and given a voice when it comes to their own safety.

This workshop being delivered by Patrick Moriarty from Our Community.

 

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Volunteering Geelong (St Mary's Terrace)
192 Myers St
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Australia

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (AEST)


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Volunteering Geelong is an independent not-for-profit organisation that is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the community, through the promotion and support of volunteering.

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