Child Safety Standards

We know that children learn and thrive when they feel safe and are safe. Children’s safety and wellbeing is important LifeChanger’s vision.

  • The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our first priority; it is fundamental to their ability to learn and develop
  • We are committed to the participation and empowerment of all children
  • We support and respect all children and uphold their rights to feel and be safe at all times
  • We have zero tolerance of child abuse. All allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures
  • We follow our duty of care and legal obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety
  • We will ensure that there is an appropriate screening process for all Board members, staff, contractors and volunteers and that they have a current Working With Children Check (WWCC) (Vic) or that they have a current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching
  • Our organisation is committed to regularly training and educating Board members, staff, contractors and volunteers on child abuse risks and how to interact and behave with children
  • We are committed to providing and promoting safe environments for all children, including vulnerable children
  • We will ensure that Board members, staff, contractors and volunteers understand the process for reporting any child safety issues and are supported by LifeChanger’s appointed Child Safety Officer
  • We are committed to ensuring that Board members, staff, contractors and volunteers understand that child safety is everyone’s responsibility
  • We promote our commitment to Child Safe Standards and support our members to maintain these standards
  • We ensure a dedicated content moderator for our digital platform