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Volunteer at SACS

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The work of our volunteers is a vital part of our community and central to the culture of our school. Every year over 300 parents and friends generously volunteer their time, energy and expertise to many aspects of school life.

Volunteering at SACS

Our parents, friends, alumni and extended school community who volunteer across the year bring a special spirit and enthusiasm to our school.

We are extremely grateful for their dedication and selflessness and many wonderful aspects of the SACS experience would not exist without them.

How can you help?

There are many ways to get involved in volunteering at SACS no matter what your interests, expertise or availability is.

  • Reading and literacy for Junior School
  • Reading programme for Gawura students
  • Set building, painting and sewing for school musicals and plays
  • Mentor at Maker Space on Friday afternoons
  • Liaison for city learning
  • Become a year convenor or class parent
  • Sort and restore school archives
  • Support the Choristers
  • Assist with fundraising events
  • Join the parents’ prayer group
  • Be part of the Exam Support Team
Volunteering is a Rewarding Experience

“Volunteering at SACS is a pleasant change from work- it’s a team effort with the joys that go with that. It has led to new friendships and is also rewarding when you are actually working with the kids themselves – it helps to remind you why SACS is a great school”. Year 8 parent

“Our time as Parent Volunteers has made SACS as real and important a community for us as it is for our three children. Our children take quiet pride in the time, care and effort we bring into “their” school and have really enjoyed watching us as parents being part of their school journey. Our Volunteer adventures are often the subject of laughing dinner table discussions.” Year 12 parent

“It is very satisfying to have been able to use our professional skills, experience and networks to help the school, but it has also been a huge amount of fun to stumble through learning to cook a thousand sausages in 90 minutes for the swimming carnival.” Year 9 parent

“The opportunity we have had to meet and get to know fellow parents from all round Sydney, to be part of so many unique experiences and events and to grow personally and as a family has been profound.” Year 12 parent

All volunteers who work with children must undertake a Working with Children Check, and observe the protocols for volunteering at the School. Please see the attached SACS Volunteers Policy.

All volunteers need to email their WWC number to [email protected] with their date of birth.

If you would like to volunteer or need some more information on volunteering at SACS, please contact our Community Engagement Team by email at [email protected] and your enquiry can be directed to the right area.

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2019 Volunteer Fact Sheet

2019 Volunteer WWC Procedure

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