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WHAT YOU ARE AIMING TO ACHIEVE

Screen and train people in your Club to reduce the risk of child abuse by:
  • Using only the most suitable people (whether in a paid or voluntary capacity) to work with children
  • Screen volunteers and ensure you know you are selecting the best people to work with children
  • Create clear job descriptions and duty statements
  • Understand the nature and signs of child abuse
  • Provde high quality supervision and professional development

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

  • Register the following on the MyPonyClub database:
    *database soon to come, coaches should register on the trybooking site
    • Coaches*
    • Officials*
    • Club Supporters
  • Ensure the following have a WWCC and nominate PONY CLUB VICTORIA and your CLUB as organisations they volunteer or work with:
    • Coaches
    • Officials
    • Club Supporters
  • Get all committee members, coaches and officials undertake the Play by the Rules free Child Protection training
  • Get your committee members, coaches and officials to undertake the Play by the Rules free Let Kids be Kids mini course
  • Create position descriptions for all roles at your Club, including coaches, identify required skills and attributes
  • Make these courses apart of your yearly induction and ask for certificates of completion

THINGS TO THINK ABOUT

  • Include training such as Child Protection, Complaints Handling or coach qualifications.  Formalise your position so those holding them understand the scope of their role and a need to act professionally.
  • Ensure you encourage your committee members, volunteers, coaches and officials to attend training opportunities as part of your approach to professional development.
  • Ensure the coaches and officials you use have completed appropriate training where you know child safe will be addressed.  Pony Club Training Days, NCAS Coach Training, Zone Meetings
  • Promote a “policy of the month” via your newsletters, social media and communication channels
  • View and/or discuss child safe scenarios at committee meetings
  • Utilise registration, training and presentation days to present to members about the Standards and what you are doing

RESOURCES

APPLY FOR A WWCC  |  WWCC CARDHOLDER OBILIGATIONS  |  REGISTER A COACH  |  VICSPORT - STANDARD 4

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