For your information: Copy of the Slides from presentation.  Click Here

Child Matters and Community Networks Aotearoa are jointly delivering a nationwide roadshow providing presentations to volunteers and volunteering organisations.

This roadshow will provide education and information to those in the volunteering and community sectors to assist in understanding roles and responsibilities when engaging with children and provide access to resources to assist in developing safe child protection systems and environments.

This free presentation is aimed at:

  • Volunteers

  • Community sector organisations

  • Community organisation Board members

Presentation Outline:

  • Introduction to the Vulnerable Children Act (2014) and how this impacts on volunteers and volunteering organisations

  • Understand the role we play in keeping vulnerable children in their communities safe

  • Provision of reference material to support the development of Child Protection Policies, safety checking and safe working practices

  • Overview of child abuse in NZ

  • The importance of organisational child protection policies and how to implement these to keep children, volunteers and community groups safe

Enrolment details:

22 March          10.30am-12pm     North Shore, Auckland
22 March          2pm-3.30pm         Manukau East, Auckland
23 March          10.30am-12pm     Rotorua (Cancelled)
5 April               11am-12.30pm     Gisborne
27 April             12.30pm-2pm       New Plymouth
4 May                2.30pm-4pm        Wellington
3 May                1.30pm-3pm         Nelson
22 May              2pm-3.30pm         Christchurch
June TBC                                      Alexandra
June TBC                                      Dunedin
June TBC                                      Invercargill
June TBC                                      Kaitaia
June TBC                                      Whangarei

Enrolments are now open for those locations with confirmed dates.  To enrol for a FREE presentation near you please click here

This page will be updated as venues confirm so bookmark it now!

For further info please contact Ros Rice at Community Networks Aotearoa on 04 472 3364 or  

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