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Welfare Officer(s)

Avon Valley Runners has appointed two Welfare Officers. The male officer is Rich Newman and the female officer is Linda Ladner.

Their roles cover the following responsibilities:

  • Act as the first point of contact for member/volunteers, where concerns about a person’s welfare, poor practice or abuse are identified.
  • Implement the organisation’s reporting and recording procedures.
  • Promote the organisation’s best-practice guidance and/or code of conduct within the club.
  • Represent welfare on the club’s committee.
  • Promote anti-discriminatory practice.
  • Promote an anti-bullying practice.
  • Ensure appropriate confidentiality is maintained.

If you have any concerns then please talk in person to either Linda or Rich (In confidence), or email them at Welfare.