Parks Victoria - Working with Children Checks are now mandatory for all volunteers

Parks Victoria have just released a detailed statement of their position in relation to the management of children and minors in projects and activities auspiced by Parks Victoria, as it relates to the current Child Safe Standards.

In line with many other organisations, Parks Victoria has decided the only effective way to ensure compliance is to mandate that all volunteers who will be engaged in activities auspiced by Parks Victoria, will be required to be in possession of a current Working With Children Check document - which is free to obtain for voluntary work. But you must obtain one by 30 June 2021 to be able to continue to volunteer in the second half of 2021.

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