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Screening Checks for Not-for-profit Organisations Webinar

Location: Online (Online) Event Dates:   24 March 2020

Event Time: 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM Organisation: Justice Connect - Not-for-profit Law Contact Name: NFP Training Contact Phone: 03 8636 4448 Contact Email: nfptraining@justiceconnect.org.au Cost: $32.49 Posted: 20 March 2019

Screening Checks for Not-for-profit Organisations Webinar

Details

Overview:

Thorough and systematic screening for employees and volunteers is a crucial part of not only compliance with the law and good governance, but running a successful and safe organisation – protecting all those involved with your service: staff, volunteers, clients and members of the public.

Are you involved in recruitment and management of staff and volunteers in your community organisation? Do you want to make sure you are implementing an effective and legally compliant screening program? Do you want to be up to date with the laws and processes around Working with Children Checks and Police Checks? If so, this webinar is for you!

We will be joined by police check expert Brett Holland of CrimCheck, who will help us navigate the common pitfalls of police checks, update us on recent changes to the checking process and address common queries he routinely receives from not-for-profit organisations.

What we’ll cover:

  • Key screening checks for NFPs (focusing on WWC Checks and Police Checks and overview of other relevant checks)
  • Mandatory v discretionary checks – who needs them and why?
  • Changes to screening laws and procedures
  • Common issues and top tips for completion of Police Checks
  • Other issues to consider, including record-keeping, privacy and discrimination
  • Top tips, FAQs and further resources

What you’ll receive

  • 75-minutes of plain-language training from an expert lawyer
  • Copy of webinar recording and slide presentation (recording available for 30 days)
  • Opportunity to submit questions
  • Information on further resources and support

Suitable for

Any organisation which engages volunteers.

Cost:

  • From $30 per person

This is an online event – access details for the webinar will be sent 3-5 days prior to event.

Can’t make it – not a problem

  • Register today and we’ll send you the recording for you to access at a time that suits you.

Please note the webinar time listed is Australian Eastern Daylight Time – if you’re listening from a different time zone please adjust the time accordingly.

Here’s what past participants said about our webinars

  • “Very practical guidance and lots of access to resources and links etc to help in the future!”
  • “Webinars make it a lot more convenient and I would definitely recommend others to attend your webinars.”
  • “Really clear, concise and accessible information. Thank you!”

Event Category: Volunteering

Event Type: Webinar

Enquiries: Contact Phone 03 8636 4448


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