Public Commitment to Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable People
Springwood Church of Christ is committed to the safety and equity of vulnerable people, including children and young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the elderly, people with disabilities, and people with identity and mental health challenges.1
As an organisation that works with children, we are committed to the National Child Safe Principles. We seek to embed the safety of vulnerable people in organisational leadership, governance and culture.2 We seek to ensure that physical and online environments promote safety and wellbeing for all involved.3
We are committed to ensuring that all our volunteers and staff are appropriately screened and trained.4 This includes;
It's important that everyone in our community, including children and young people, are informed about their rights, and participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously.6 Added to this, we want families and communities to be informed and involved in promoting the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people.7
Springwood Church of Christ links:
These policies and procedures document how our organisation seeks to safeguard vulnerable people. The implementation of these policies is regularly reviewed and improved.9
Looking for the Springwood Church of Christ Safe Ministry Check portal?
We encourage people at all levels of the organisation and in our community to report any concerns they have about the safety and wellbeing of people. We are committed to handling all concerns seriously, legally and in a child-focused way (if concerning children).8
If you have any concerns about the safety of someone at Springwood Church of Christ we strongly encourage you to share your concern with one of our Safe Ministry Contacts.
Springwood Church of Christ Safe Ministry Contacts
Justine Cadena CofC Qld
m: 0423479649 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
m: 0430107634 e: email@example.com
m: 0419756469 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Message us your concern
Your message and details will be sent to the Safe Ministry Contacts above. All concerns raised are confidential. (Please note that while all concerns are taken seriously, it is difficult to respond to any concern if the Safe Ministry Contacts do not have your email address or contact details).