Child Safety

Hashomer Hatzair believes wholeheartedly in the safety and security of our participants and leaders. Leaders at Hashy have undergone extensive leadership and safeguarding children training courses, and are re-trained at least twice a year. All leaders at Hashy have Working with Children Checks, and comply with all the necessary child safe standards.

 

As an affiliate of the Australasian Zionist Youth Council (AZYC) we abide by the AZYC Rights of the Chanichim*ot.

 

AZYC Rights of the Chanichim*ot:

 

The AZYC and its affiliate movements believe that children who come to youth movement activities, camps and seminars should:

  • Feel comfortable;

  • Be safe;

  • Feel safe;

  • Have a right to contact your parents or others if you feel unsafe, uncomfortable or

    distressed at any time during an activity, event or program;

  • Activities, events or programs that we provide for you are to be suitable for your age

    and development, and taken by appropriately qualified staff;

  • To be able to share your opinions in a safe and supportive environment;

  • Be provided with clear directions and given an opportunity to redirect your behaviour

    in a positive manner if staff believe that you have broken program rules and/or

    misbehaved;

  • NOT be subject to disciplinary action involving physical punishment, or any form of

    treatment that could reasonably be considered degrading, cruel, frightening or

    humiliating; and

  • Contribute suggestions and feedback on an activity, event or program in which you

    have participated.

 

Hashy is deeply committed to maintaining rigorous child safety standards. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to be in contact: merakez@hashy.org.au

We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People as the First People of Australia and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present and emerging. Sovereignty was never ceded. 

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