Chaplaincy at Booragoon PS

 

Booragoon Primary School is one of approximately 370 schools in Western Australia that has a Chaplain under the Federal Government’s National School Chaplaincy Program. Our Chaplain is Joyce Barrett who works two days a week, Monday and Friday from 8.30am – 4pm.  If you wish to contact Joyce, you can phone the school on 9317 2133.

 

What is a Chaplain?

 

YouthCARE is the organisation that employs chaplains across Western Australia. YouthCARE Chaplains are employed on a full or part-time basis to work within the school as a caring adult as part of a professional student services team by:

 

– Building relationships with students, families and staff.
– Offering pastoral care.
– Being a mentor.
– Providing additional practical help for teaching and administrative staff.
– Offering input into spiritual and ‘meaning of life’ questions.
– Being a positive role model.
– Providing a link between schools and local communities.

 



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