Volunteers

Volunteering at Keith Area School

Volunteers play a vital role in our school helping to create an environment that supports the education and wellbeing of our children and young people.

Anyone can offer to volunteer in a school.  People from all ages and backgrounds can contribute by sharing their life skills and experiences.

There are many areas where our students could do with your help.  Assist students with reading, be a mentor, coach a sports team, lend a hand on an excursion, share your knowledge of gardening or help out in the library.

Minimum requirements for volunteers – Working with Children Check (WWCC)

Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RRHAN-EC)

 

WWCC Application Process

All Applications are self-managed

All individuals working or volunteering with children in any capacity, are required to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Volunteer applications are free of charge, and are to be requested and completed on an individual basis by going to the website:

https://screening.sa.gov.au/applications/application-information-for-individuals

 

People who hold a current DCSI/DHS Child Related Employment Screening, are covered until their check expires.  It is recommended that you apply for a WWCC within 6 months of this expiry.

On receipt of the email to you from DHS, which states a NOT PROHIBITED status, please forward this to school at dl.0727.admin@schools.sa.edu.au, attention Volunteer Coordinator.

Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RRHAN-EC)

What you need before you start

  • A current individual email address
  • A computer or mobile with an internet connection
  • A recent web browser, like Google Chrome (50 or later), Internet Explorer (10 or later), Safari or Firefox
  • If you don’t have access to a computer ask the school for help
  • Go to the website: https//www.education.sa.gov.au/working-us/rrhan-ec/fundamentals-course-responding-risks-harm-abuse-and-neglect-education-and-care
  • Select ‘log in to plink’
  • Under ‘Non Department for Education staff’ login if you have a plink account or create an account
  • Once logged in, register to complete “Fundamentals course: Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care”
  • Completing the course takes an estimated 90 minutes
  • Upon completion of the course you will receive an email to access your certificate
  • Please email your certificate to sarah.makin658@schools.sa.edu.au