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Volunteer vetting

Your event has a duty of care to its participants and it is your responsibility to consider the different levels of vetting required depending on the position being carried out by volunteers.

The New Zealand Police provides a vetting service for approved organisations only. The types of organisations that are eligible for vetting services are those who are responsible for providing care to children, older people and more vulnerable members of society.

The Rugby World Cup was an exception to the above; on this occasion all the RWC volunteers were Police vetted as part of a 'Police threat assessment exercise'.

 

We suggest you also take the following steps: 

 

Last updated 30 April 2013