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To assist Rotarians and Clubs to be informed about their requirements and responsibilities, a Covering Memo is provided in the Panel to the left, from the Main Menu or click on:- CHILD PROTECTION MEMO.

In accordance with their level of involvement with Rotary Youth Programs, all of the relevant information for Rotarians and others has been made available as Documentation or Links under the following headings:-

1. SA POLICE CHECKS FOR VOLUNTEERS

(VOAN = Voluntary Organisation Application Number)

VOAN Important Information & Example (.pdf - 90Kb - Document)

Fact Sheet - Free Police Checks for Volunteers (.pdf - 407Kb - SA Volunteers website Link)

Fact Sheet - Free Police Checks for Volunteers (.pdf - 407Kb Document)

Nomination Form for VOAN Authorised Officers (.pdf - 42Kb - Document)

Returning Authorised PD 267s to VOAN Applicants (.pdf - 35Kb - Document)

Covering Advice for Rotarians regarding National Police Clearances (.pdf - 27Kb - Document)

2. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LEGISLATION

Children's Protection Act 1993 as at 01-07-2008 (SA Govt. Webpage - Link)

Children's Protection Regulations 2006 as at 31-12-2006 (SA Govt. Webpage - Link)

3. ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE PROVISIONS

Rotary Youth Exchange Guide to District & Club Certification - Full Copy (pdf - 635Kb)

Rotary Youth Exchange Club and District Certification (Hot Links to separate sections)

Following are SEPARATE DOCUMENT LINKS to each section:-
(YESP = Youth Exchange Student Protection - DI = District - CL = Club)

Introduction, Background and Executive Summary (.pdf - 162Kb)

DISTRICT COMMITTEE DOCUMENTS

YESP DI 1 - Australian Rotary Youth Exchange Protection Policy (.pdf - 197Kb)

YESP DI 2 - Rotary Youth Exchange Tips for Students to Use to Stay Safe (.pdf - 128Kb)

YESP DI 3 - The RI Youth Exchange Sexual Abuse and Harassment Reporting Guidelines (.pdf - 161Kb)

YESP DI 4 - A Guide for the DG and District Committee in Assessing New Committee Members (.pdf - 160Kb)

YESP DI 5 - Rotary Youth Exchange District Checklist and Compliance Form - Inbound Students (.pdf - 168Kb)

YESP DI 6 - Rotary Youth Exchange District Checklist and Compliance Form - Outbound Students (.doc - 53Kb)

ROTARY CLUB DOCUMENTS

YESP CL 1 - Rotary Youth Exchange Club Certification Criteria (.pdf - 161Kb)

YESP CL 2 - A Guide for Rotarians Assessing Potential Host Families (.pdf - 163Kb)
YESP CL 3 - A Guide for Rotarians Assessing Potential Counsellors or Volunteers (.pdf - 159Kb)

YESP CL 4 - Rotary Youth Exchange Volunteer Information and Declaration Form (.pdf - 148Kb)

YESP CL 5 - Club Check List and Compliance Statement - Hosting an Inbound Student (.pdf - 190Kb)

YESP CL 6 - Check List and Compliance Statement Sponsoring an Outbound Student (.pdf - 182Kb)

YESP CL 7 - Rotary Youth Exchange Club Protection Officer Checklist and Declaration (.pdf - 207Kb)

Selections of these extracts can be combined (e.g.
YESP DI 2 & 3 with YESP CL4 for Host Families pdf -165Kb)

4. ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PROVISIONS

Rotary International Website = www.rotary.org

Statement of Conduct for Working with Youth and available Resources (RI Webpage)

Rotary Code of Policies regarding Youth Exchange (.pdf - 67Kb) - November 2007

Abuse and Harassment Prevention Training Manual and Leader's Guide (1.2Mb - 775-EN)

Slides from the Abuse and Harassment Prevention Training Manual and Leader's Guide (38Kb - 775-EN)

List of Non-Certified Districts (.pdf - 7Kb)

Youth Exchange Certification FAQs (.pdf - 82Kb)

5. FROM FAMILIES SA

Families SA Website = www.familiesandcommunities.sa.gov.au

Child Safe Environments (Families SA - Webpage)

Child Safe Environments - Resources (Families SA - Webpage)

Child Safe Environments - Sample Presentation (.ppt - 196Kb)

A Guide for Creating a Child-safe Organisation (.pdf - 2720Kb)

Screening & Criminal History Checks Policy Guidelines (.pdf - 126Kb)