RPCC is offering a Safeguarding 1 – Child Protection Awareness Workshop, facilitated by Meath Local Sports Partnership, to all of its members. This workshop is for the benefit of all members involved in children’s sport in our Canoeing community (parents/guardians, instructors, committee members’, etc).

Workshop details
Date: Tuesday 11 June
Time: 7pm
Location: Community Room, Old Schoolhouse, Fairgreen, Longwood, Co. Meath
Cost: RPCC Members €20, non-members €30
**Places are limited and booking is essential. To book a place email ribbontailpaddlerscc@gmail.com

It provides introductory information on codes of conduct, bullying, recruitment, etc. as well as child protection guidelines. By following the principles, policy and practical guidelines contained in the Code, sports leaders are playing their part in providing a safe and enjoyable environment in which children can learn and thrive.

This is a mandatory course for (a) any person responsible for managing staff and (b) staff working or volunteering with children in any capacity.

A number of places on the first half of the workshop have been reserved for members under 18 years of age, content will be age appropriate and parental consent in writing is required for these attendees.