Volunteers Policy

This Volunteers Policy applies to all primary and secondary Catholic schools (Schools) managed and operated by the Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) in the Diocese of Sale, State of Victoria.

DOSCEL schools are committed to providing safe and secure learning environment for all their students. This policy reflects the direction given by Victorian’s Child Safe Standards under Ministerial Order 1359: Managing the Risk of Child Abuse in Schools and School Boarding Premises.

All DOSCEL volunteers must:

  • participate in child safety and wellbeing induction programs and training

  • act in accordance with DOSCEL and School Child Safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to the School Child Safety Code of Conduct

  • understand and enact, where required, the PROTECT guidelines: Four Critical Actions for Schools.