Information for the Voluntary Sector
Many organisations, both charitable and commercial, work with
groups of children and young people. These may be: sports
clubs; Religious groups; theatre groups; outdoor activities
It is good practice for organisations such as these to have a
safeguarding policy and related procedures for their staff and
volunteers. Such policies and procedures will ensure good
practice in relation to child protection and give a measure of
protection to workers from placing themselves in a vulnerable
It is important that these organisations write their own policy
and procedures, to suit their individual circumstances.
Worcestershire Safeguarding Children Board has produced a checklist
of issues to be considered to support this process.
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This page was last reviewed 26 March 2014 at 10:28.
The page is next due for review 22 September 2015.