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Being a volunteer is an incredibly rewarding experience that provides everyone, regardless of age or background, the opportunity to give something back to their local community.

Volunteering is a great way to become more connected and contribute to the community. Whether you're working on the frontline, or in a supporting role, your local knowledge can play a vital role in strengthening the community and keeping it safe.

Volunteer work is beneficial for the community, but it can also make a positive impact on you. When you give back to the community, you're participating in something bigger than yourself, which can provide you with a great sense of achievement.

Volunteer Application Form

Give us a hand & start making a difference.  Thank you for helping the community and providing everyone with a voice!  For the Community by the Community!

You do not require a blue card for Disaster & Emergency Relief if the RCSS sends you to adult activities that do not involve children

Being a volunteer is an incredibly rewarding experience that provides everyone, regardless of age or background, the opportunity to give something back to their local community.

Whether you want to get involved in the frontline action, or you feel you're better suited to work behind the scenes, there's a role for everyone to play in assisting the community.

Volunteers will work with the community before, during and after an emergency, providing the support and assistance needed to help them prevent, prepare, respond and recover from emergencies.

PRIVACY & CONFIDENTIALITY

RCSS is committed to ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of personal information is upheld in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.   We do this by ensuring procedures and practices comply with the 10 National Privacy Principles.   Information will only be collected where the information is necessary for your volunteering and insurance as well as the Blue Card Service.  Personal information will only be collected by lawful and fair means not in any unreasonably intrusive way.

No information is disclosed about an individual without their written consent except:

a. Where disclosure is required or authorised by law (such as court subpoena or staff testifying under oath)

b. Where it is reasonable to believe the disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen serious threat to the life or health of the client or another person

c. Where it is reasonable to believe the disclosure is necessary for the enforcement of the criminal law or for a law imposing a fine or for the protection of public revenue.

 

Where information is disclosed, it is only to be used for the purpose for which it was disclosed.  All information relating to volunteers and documents whether written, electronic, spoken or observed is treated as private and confidential.