Teaching and training our people
The Salvation Army fosters a supportive environment that encourages and provides opportunities for all workers to develop and maintain skills to ensure child safety.
Keeping Children Safe Induction Module
The Salvation Army requires that all its workers (officers, cadets, employees, and volunteers) to complete the Keeping Children Safe Induction. As part of this induction module, workers make a commitment to comply with the Keeping Children Safe Code of Conduct.
Currently Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia and have completed this module while an induction training module for Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, and Queensland and will be implemented during 2019.
Our people who work with children and youth
Everyone who engages in ministry with children, youth and families through The Salvation Army must complete an extensive training course. It outlines a standard of safety and care that everyone involved agrees to uphold. The major focus is keeping children, young people and families who participate in our programs safe from harm, as well as considering the safety of those within the children's ministry team.