Code of Conduct for Child Safety Acknowledgement Statement
The responses I have provided in completing my application for Antioch Kids Ministry were complete, truthful and accurate. I hereby authorize Antioch Community Church to make inquiries concerning my background and authorize all persons associated with me, including churches, employers, law enforcement agencies, licensing and social services agencies, to release any information contained in their files or records concerning me to Antioch and its representatives.
• I declare that I have not and will not engage in sexual abuse, or a pattern of physical, emotional, or spiritual abuse, or neglect of a child. If I have been the subject of an allegation of a complaint, disciplinary action or dismissal due to such acts, regardless of the outcome of the allegation, I have notified the Children’s Department at Antioch Community Church.
• I understand my responsibility to verbally report abuse and other inappropriate conduct toward a child to my Department Head or the Child Safety Officer to implement Child Safety Procedures.
• I understand Antioch takes allegations of child abuse seriously and that abuse in any form will not be tolerated. I understand that Antioch Community Church will cooperate with civil authorities in the investigation of any report of abuse.