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FREE Safeguarding Seminiar on the 23rd July 2023 (Sunday) after the Mass

Updated: Sep 23, 2023

To All Volunteers of our chaplaincy,

To be able to continue to serve in the Chaplaincy, the Catholic Diocese of Auckland now requires all Volunteers (paid or unpaid) to do the following below (every three years):

  • To be police vetted

  • To attend at least a seminar on safeguarding by the diocese.

This workshop will be facilitated by Lisa-May Gray, The Diocese's Safeguarding coordinator.

Required Volunteer groups and committees that are required to be police vetted are as follows

  • ACFC Leadership Team

  • Ministers of Communion

  • Ministers of the Word

  • Children's Liturgy

  • Sacristans

  • Members of the Service and Outreach Work.

  • Hospitality.

  • Social Media and Communications.

  • Any committees, groups, communities that are giving outreach work, especially on children, and persons with disabilities.

You are required to submit two forms of identification with your Consent and Request form (available for download below). For more information on forms of Identification Required, can be found on the NZ Police Website.

To be able to attend this seminar, you must do the following by the end of Thursday 20th July 2023:

  • Please get these forms filled out, with your chosen identification items, by emailing to Alternatively this can be done on the day of the seminar.

  • Please register on the event on this website for safeguarding.

Below is the Safeguarding Seminar Event that you will need to register.

*** REGISTRATIONS HAVE NOW BEEN CLOSED *** Please email for more information and assistance

Below is the Request and Consent Form you need to download and Fill up.

Download DOC • 308KB

For more detailed information about Police Vetting can be downloaded below.

Download DOCX • 269KB


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