Information for Referral Agents
REFERRALS FOR 2022 HAVE NOW CLOSED.
Referrals are open yearly from 1 September to 31 October for the following years programs. Unfortunately we are not able to assist with referrals outside of this time period.
Here’s everything you need to know about referring a child to Edmund Rice Camps for Kids WA (ERCKWA)!
All children at ERCKWA are referred annually by a referral agent. The referral agent in this case is a third party professional in a position of counseling, teaching or psychology; someone who knows the child well enough to confirm that they meet the eligibility criteria for this program (this includes current behavioural information). This person will need to be available for any further questions we may have at the time of referral or to liaise with during the year as required.
The referral agent must complete the required forms and pay a fee of $125 per child (valid in 2021); which is the only payment required for the year. The referral is eligible to be renewed each year until the child turns 16; with the completion of the required forms and payment. A child can change referral agents from year to year if needed.
Referrals are now closed however will reopen for children who are born in the years 2007-2015 from 1 September to 31 October 2022 for the following year (2023). The eligibility criteria (available via the link at the top of the page for children referred in 2021) needs to be satisfied in order to refer a child to ERCKWA.
Contact the Manager Community Engagement via
firstname.lastname@example.org or 0499 145 055 (part time working hours)
Fill in and return the Referral Form (will be made live at the start of the referral period)
Receive an invoice and make the referral payment of $125 per child (valid in 2021)
The child’s referral is processed and the referral agent is notified of acceptance
The child's guardian must complete the required forms (media consent and medical)
Please be aware that we have a one-to-one volunteer to child policy on camps. Places are limited based on a number of factors including the amount of volunteers available for the activity; the amount of children who express interest; and the resources made available to each activity. ALL PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO FUNDING.
ERCKWA is committed to
protecting the safety and well-being of all children who access our programs. We
are a child safe organisation and have a zero tolerance approach to child abuse.
We take all safeguarding concerns seriously.
Child protection is a shared responsibility at ERCKWA. All
ERCKWA staff, contractors, and volunteers over 18 must have a current Working
with Children Check. Staff, volunteers, contractors and associates have a shared
responsibility to report any child protection concerns.
To access a copy of our Safeguarding policy please make a request to the Manager Community Engagement.
Meg Huitema, Manager Community Engagement, Edmund Rice Camps for Kids Western
145 055 or 08 9365 2816
Brad Poynting, Acting Safeguarding Coordinator, Edmund Rice Community Services ERCSsafeguarding@edmundrice.org
ON MATERNITY LEAVE
Jennifer Lewis, Safeguarding
Coordinator, Edmund Rice Community Services
0438 917 505