CLUB CHILDREN’S OFFICER
The Children’s Officer within Danesfort GAA and Camogie Club is:
Name: DEREK DOOLEY
Address: GRAIGUE LOWER, CUFFESGRANGE, CO.KILKENNY
email: [email protected]
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 Danesfort GAA and Camogie Club is:
Name: JOHN COONEY
Address: PIGEON PARK, DANESFORT, CO.KILKENNY
The name of designated person shall be made known to all in the club. He/She 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 Gardaí directly if they have concern about a child’s welfare.