Keeping Children Safe: Policy

The Salvation Army’s commitment as a child safe organisation, for all children and youth regardless of gender, ability, cultural or linguistic background, is founded on:

  • A recognition of the rights of children
  • Child protection and safety as a shared responsibility
  • A child safe and child friendly organisational culture
  • Zero tolerance of child abuse in any form
  • A structured and responsive risk management approach
  • Strong commitment of leadership at all levels.
  • The Salvation Army endorsed it’s Keeping Children Safe Policy on 23rd August 2016.

The following documents further describe The Salvation Army work and requirements for Keeping Children Safe:

Keeping Children Safe: Policy

Keeping Children Safe: Statement of Commitment

Keeping Children Safe: Code of Conduct

This Code of Conduct outlines the standards of personal and professional conducted expected by all workers engaged by The Salvation Army

Keeping Children Safe: Standards

Reporting Child Abuse Policy

This policy mandates all workers to report abuse, where they hold a reasonable belief that a child is or maybe at risk of harm.