Child Welfare Policy

Child Welfare Policy Reed Cricket Club -Child Welfare Policy Statement Reed Cricket Club is committed to ensuring that all Children and Young People (Aged under 18) who play cricket have a safe and positive experience. Reed Cricket Club is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for junior cricketers. To help us provide that environment the Club Committee has formally adopted a set of Child Welfare Policies which put in place a framework safeguarding all juniors who play, train or watch cricket at Reed Cricket Club We will do this by: ·        Recognising that all Children and Young People participating in cricket (regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, ability or disability) have a right to have fun and be protected from harm in a safe environment. ·        Ensuring that individuals working within cricket at or for our club provide a safe, positive and fun cricketing experience for Young People. ·        Adopting and implementing the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) “Safe Hands - Welfare of Young People in Cricket” policy and any future versions of the policy. (This sets out a framework to fulfill the ECB’s commitment to good practice and the protection of Young People in its care within Cricket.) ·        Ensuring that all people who work in cricket at or for our club, (such as  Officials, Volunteers, Team Managers, Coaches etc.) understand that the Safe Hands Policy applies either directly or indirectly to all individuals working within Cricket (in a paid or voluntary capacity) according to their level of contact with Young People in Cricket. (If anyone has any doubt as to the relevance to their own role, they should contact The Club’s Child Welfare Officer) ·        Ensuring that all [...]