Plentylife Anglican Church – Mernda and Doreen
Statement of Commitment to Child Safety
Plentylife is committed to child safety.
We want children to be safe, happy and empowered. We support and respect all children, as well as our volunteers.
We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. We have zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures.
We have legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.
Plentylife is committed to preventing child abuse and identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks.
Plentylife has robust human resources and recruitment practices for all of our staff and volunteers.
Plentylife is committed to regularly training and educating our staff and volunteers on child abuse risks.
We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, the cultural safety of children from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.
We have specific policies, procedures and training in place that support our leadership team, staff and volunteers to achieve these commitments.
The following values reflect the culture that we are committed to promoting within our church:
Due Diligence, Integrity, Duty of Care, Transparency, Inclusivity, Teamwork.
Anne Fairweather is our “Child Safety Officer”. For any concerns regarding child safety please contact her on 0407223905
14 Francesca Dve, Mernda Website: www.plentylife.org.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/plentylife
Senior Minister: Rev Craig Ogden 0430505593