Volunteer Forms

Form 1

Form 1 Volunteer Safe Ministry Application

Please retain one copy at the parish and send one copy to the Director of Professional Standards. The following volunteers must complete this application before they undertake any role in the Parish:

  1. Churchwardens
  2. Parish Councillors including Treasurers and any person who has access to money
  3. Synod Representatives
  4. Lay Pastoral Ministers
  5. Prayer Group leaders
  6. Leaders of Bible study or home groups
  7. Leader of a choir or music director
  8. Youth leader or youth worker
  9. Sunday school teachers and Children’s activity leaders
  10. Ministry team leaders
  11. Welcomers
  12. All who work in Op Shops or Parish Cafes

Form 4

The following forms need to be sent to Diocesan Office once completed:

Form 4 - Lay Pastoral Minister Application cover sheet 

Form 4 - Lay Pastoral Minister Application Pack 

Form 4A - Lay Pastoral Minister Renewal Pack 

Form 4A - Lay Pastoral Minister Renewal cover sheet 

Form 7

Form 7 - Reference Check Telephone Script

Screenings for Volunteers

Volunteer National Police Check form 

Volunteer National Police Check form. (This form is to be sent to Diocesan Office to be processed with the Police Department. Please note you will need a National Police Clearance if you are a paid employee you can find this form at the Post Office alongside the application for the Working with Children Check.)

Working with Children Checks

Working with Children Checks - A Working with Children Check is a check pursuant to the Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (WA). Under this act all those licensed as a Lay Pastoral Minister or those working with children are required to have this check. Evidence of this will be a Working with Children Card. You can read more about the Act, information on who needs a WWCC and how to apply at www.checkwwc.wa.gov.au. The following documents may be helpful for Volunteers completing their Working with Children Check application. Read more here:


Lay Pastoral Ministers Training

Lay Pastoral Minister Training days are held at Wollaston Conference Centre, and include Morning Prayer, Eucharist, Bible study, a choice of workshops, and input from our bishops, as well as updates on other training possibilities for Anglicans exploring ministry and theology.

Church Safe

All volunteers and paid employees who are in in Anglican leadership role must complete an initial Church Safe training course and then attend regular updates. You can read more about these workshops and registering at this link www.perth.anglican.org/feel-safe/churchsafe/

Parish Officer Bearers Training

Training sessions for Parish Wardens and Parish Treasurers will be provided once or twice a year depending on demand.