We really value all the wonderful ways volunteers assist in all sorts of ways at SLPS. Volunteers help in the canteen, as sports coaches and managers, assist in classrooms, on camps and excursions, as Class Representatives and help out in so many other ways too.
The 9 steps to be completed before commencing as a volunteer in schools are:
Step 1: Application Form
Volunteer completes a SLPS volunteer application form.
Collect an application form from the Office or download from this link.
Step 2: Interview
Volunteer gives the application form to Mel or Liv with photo ID and has a brief discussion
Step 3: Referee Check
A SLPS staff member contacts a referee
Step 4: WWCC
The volunteer starts the WWCC clearance process (if the volunteer has no current DCSI clearance) This step can often take 3 to 5 weeks; the volunteer can continue with the steps below while waiting for the WWCC process to be completed.
Provide a copy of your current WWCC (or DCSI until it expires) to Mel or Liv, alternatively we can start the process for you
Step 5: RAN-EC
The volunteer completes a Responding to Abuse and Neglect Education and Care (RAN-EC) course for volunteers.
To be completed through the Plink Portal
Step 6: Role Descriptions
The volunteer reads relevant role description(s); available at the Office or here.
- Camp and Excursion Role Statement
- Canteen Role Statement
- Class Representative Role Statement
- Classroom Role Statement
- Community and Fundraising Role Statement
- Community, Kitchen Garden Role Statement
- Governing Council Role Statement
- Library Support Role Statement
- Photography Role Statement
- Sport Coach or Manager Role Statement
- Student Banking Role Statement
Step 7: General Induction Course
The volunteer needs to complete a general induction course.
The General Induction Course can be accessed through the Plink Portal.
Step 8: Site Specific Induction
SLPS Site-specific induction, including work health and safety and role-specific training (if relevant) is done at SLPS
These will be held regularly through the year. Dates will be advertised through this website, Skoolbag app or the Newsletter.
Step 9: Volunteer Agreement
The volunteer signs a volunteer agreement at the Site Induction.
Once signed the volunteer can commence their role/s
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