Parents who are undertaking work on a voluntary basis at St Stephen's School where their child is enrolled DO NOT require a Working With Children Check, however all parents are strongly encouraged to complete the school's Online Volunteer Parent Induction.
Certain people do not require a WWC Check because they fit within the description of an exemption that applies to the specific category or categories of child-related work they engage in.
There are some general exemptions which apply across all categories while others are specific to a particular category. It is important to consider all the work a person does when deciding whether they are exempt and do not require a WWC Check.
Some general exemptions include:
For more information on who needs to apply and how to obtain a Working With Children Check, please click on the links below regarding the Parent Volunteer Exemption and How Do I Apply or visit https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au/.