Working With Children Check

A current working with children will be required. If you do not have a valid working with children you can complete this via the link provided.

National Police Check

Completed in either VIC or NSW

Food Safety Certificate

Required for the state you are volunteering in

Volunteers and staff must agree to observe the following:

Volunteers and staff must understand, accept and behave according to the below standards

  • I agree that during my Carevan Induction I will read, agree and abide by all policies and procedures including manual handling.
  • I agree to complete a free DoFoodSafety Assessment online and provide Carevan Foundation will the certificate attained (takes approx 35 minutes to complete)
  • Keep all information and knowledge acquired during the application, interview, appointment process and ongoing placement as a volunteer private and confidential;
  • Understand there is no payment for work as a Carevan Foundation volunteer;
  • Agree that in the event of a personal insurance claim against Carevan Foundation, volunteers will not take any action, which is greater than the extent to which Carevan Foundation is insured;
  • Authorise Carevan Foundation to use names and/or any photographs of volunteers taken in newsletters or at site locations, press releases and other publications produced to illustrate and promote Carevan Foundations work;
  • Understand that Carevan Foundation will conduct police, background and character checks
  • Agree to be reliable and punctual for all agreed activities;
  • Agree to provide 24 hours’ notice when going away or are otherwise unable to attend a rostered shift.
  • Agree never to be under the influence of any alcohol or drugs whist representing Carevan Foundation. Smoking is not permitted at sites.
  • Agree to represent Carevan Foundation in a positive, honest, fair and respectful manner when dealing with staff, other volunteers, supporters, food donors, recipient charities, agency clients and the general public (this includes when using social networking sites e.g. Facebook and Twitter);
  • Agree not to speak to the media on behalf of Carevan Foundation, unless permission is granted.
  • Agree to contact and consult a Carevan Foundation staff member with any emergencies or queries, concerns and/or grievances;
  • Agree to take reasonable care of their own health and safety, as well as the health and safety of those around them, whilst volunteering for Carevan Foundation; including immediately reporting workplace incidents or risks to health and safety as soon as they occur;
  • Agree to receive regular volunteer updates to keep informed of upcoming events;
  • Wear the allocated Carevan Foundation attire (T-shirt Apron) when representing Carevan Foundation. Note, closed in footwear must be worn at all times.
  • Immediately disclose to Carevan staff any new matters, including criminal convictions, that might preclude suitability or capacity to drive or work;
  • Behave in a manner consistent with Carevan Foundations anti-discrimination, harassment and bullying policies. This includes no unlawful conduct, sexual or other harassment, bullying, discrimination or use of discourteous comments or images;
  • Agree to uphold all of the above policies and procedures and immediately report any risks, hazards, incidents or accidents.