Children’s Officer

CLUB CHILDREN’S OFFICER

The Children’s Officer (CO) within Toomevara GAA Club is:

Name: Jo Evans
Telephone number: 083 0463973

The Children’s Officer is the link between youth mentors, members and management.  It is essential that this communication line is clear and working.  The Children’s Officer may be assisted by others whose details, along with the club chairperson’s, are prominently displayed in e.g. club changing rooms, offices, and pavilion.  The Children’s Officer’s function is to engender a child-centred club ethos, promote ethics and good practice, influence club policy and report to the management committee and designated person.

DESIGNATED PERSON (with respect to Child Protection)

The ‘contact person’ or Designated Person within Toomevara GAA Club is:

Name: Patsy Hanley
Telephone number: 087 6737906

The name of designated person shall be made known to all in the club. He  is the person to whom child protection concerns will be addressed.  If the concern is about the designated person, please report to the County Chairman.

The club has procedures in place for dealing with concerns or allegation of abuse or neglect either within the club or externally but the first point of contact for the child, parent/guardian or coach is the designated person.  However, any individual has the right to contact Social Services or An GardaĆ­ directly if they have concern about a child’s welfare.

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