At Boys & Girls Clubs of Victoria , Child Safety is Job No. 1
Ensuring child safety is fundamental to the mission of Boys &Girls Clubs of Victoria. The Safety and Wellbeing of Young People is Our Number One Priority. We work every day to create a safe, fun environment so kids can have every opportunity to be successful in life. We have ZERO tolerance for inappropriate behavior of any kind, including child sexual abuse or misconduct, and we put resources behind that stance.
Culture of Safety: Boys & Girls Clubs of Victoria continually updates robust safety policies, programs and training for our staff and volunteers that are designed to promote child safety and protect young people from threats that are present in our society. We implement layers of safety policies and guidelines to keep our kids safe including:
- Criminal Background Checks on all employees, board members, staff and volunteers
- Toll-Free Child Safety Helpline
- Local Board -Led Safety Committee