Child Protection

In this section there is a variety of information into the protection and safeguarding of youths in our sports. If the information you require is not here, or if you have any queries in relation to Safeguarding, do not hesitate to contact our National Children’s Officer Norma McIntyre Email:   Tel: (01) 670 7165

Volleyball Ireland is committed to creating and maintaining the safest environment possible for all young people and vulnerable adults who wish to participate in Volleyball activities. Every person should at all times, show respect and understanding for participants’ rights, safety and welfare.

Sport Ireland has produced guidance for sports clubs on Safeguarding & Wellbeing Considerations during Covid-19. The considerations are intended to act as a child protection support to Sporting Organisations, Young People, Parents & Guardians. Click HERE to download.

Children First Act 2015
1. Steps to Ensure Children First Compliance 2. Children First National Guidance
1. Child Safeguarding Statement Template 2. Risk assessment Template
Information for Children’s Officers and Designated Liaison Persons

1. Safeguarding Courses Information 2. Training Dates (If you’re interested in a course email
Online Refresher Course
Safe Sport App
Staying Safe Online Training 
Volleyball Ireland’s Safeguarding Policy
Volleyball Ireland’s Child Safeguarding Statement
Garda Vetting
Statutory Authorities and Emergency Medical Assistance
Keeping children Safe in Volleyball Clubs – A guide for Parents & Carers

A Guide to Uploading Safeguarding Credentials to GoMembership