Do you volunteer at OLMC ?
The new Working with Children Checks scheme commenced on 15 June 2013.
WWCC is only one safeguarding strategy that we use to protect children, however it is a significant first step for any role that may come into contact with children.
The Safeguarding & Ministerial Integrity Office, in conjunction with the Parish has identified the following require a Working With Children Check:
If you currently volunteer at our parish in any of the areas listed below you need to have a current WWCC (Working with Children Check) details & have signed a Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney Code of Conduct form.
Youth Ministers, Workers or Leaders
Sacramental Group Leaders1
Catechists in State Schools
Children’s Liturgy Coordinators
Children’s Choir Ministry Leaders
Acolytes and Senior Altar Servers
Ministers of the Word/Readers/Lectors
Parish Collectors (AKA Wardens)
How to Apply for a WWCC.
You can either apply online, or if you don’t have a computer, you can call the Office of the Children’s Guardian Customer Service line on 02 9286 7219,
call the Parish Secretary to arrange a time for assistance in applying online.
To apply online for a WWCC go to www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au
Once you receive your Application number you will need to visit your local “Service NSW’ office to complete the process and be issued with a WWCC number.
This number and your ‘Date of Birth’ need to be given to the parish office for verification.