Volunteering at Tenison Woods College

Parent Connection Opportunities

There are many opportunities for parents/carers to become involved in College activities and events and to connect with other members of the community.

Below is a list of the many options available for parents/carers to participate in:

  • Class Representative
  • Faith, Health & Wellbeing Committee Member
  • Uniform Committee Member
  • Friends of Tenison Committee Member
  • Buildings & Grounds Committee Member
  • Board Member
  • Attend Parent Coffee Mornings
  • Attend Parent Sessions
  • Breakfast Club
  • Learning Assistance Program (LAP)
  • Working Bees
  • Canteen
  • Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden (SAKG) Program
  • Excursions and Camps
  • Sporting Days



Tenison Woods College acknowledges the important work that volunteers carry out within our school environment. Many tasks are greatly enhanced by the generous donation of time and talent by volunteers who work in a variety of areas:

  • Canteen
  • Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden (SAKG) Program
  • Sports coaching
  • Learning Assistance Program (LAP)
  • Reading
  • Working Bees
  • Excursions/Incursions

If you would like to volunteer in any capacity at Tenison Woods College, please read and complete the Volunteer Registration Information Booklet and hand it in to the Tenison Woods College Front Office. This booklet includes a Work Health and Safety induction which must be read and signed prior to commencing any volunteering at the College. Reporting Abuse and Neglect Training must also be completed here. You will need to register and create an account before completing the training. Click on the first training option - RAN-EC 'Responding to Abuse and Neglect - Education and Care online training'. Please print the certificate on completion of training.

A Catholic Police Check or an existing DCSI Working with Children Check is also required prior to volunteering and this will be arranged through the College free of charge.

For further information, please contact our Work Health and Safety Coordinator, Trudi Dempsey or Director of Wellbeing, Tania Sigley.

Tenison Woods College respectfully acknowledges the Boandik people are the First Nations people of the Mount Gambier South Eastern region of South Australia and pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, past, present and emerging.