The RYA Safeguarding Team aims to provide the most up to date news, guidance and support to all of our clubs and centres. You will find links to all of the newsletters, a diary of upcoming events, training opportunities and updates from our many partners.
June and July Dates for the Diary:
18th June 2021 - Disability Awareness Day & Autistic Pride Day
15th July 2021 - World Youth Skills Day
September 2021 date to be confirmed: Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk Committee and Board Training
Disclosure Coordinator & Club Welfare Officer Facebook Groups
The RYA have recently launched the first RYA Facebook Support Groups. The purpose of these groups is to provide a platform volunteers to share best practice, ask questions and seek support from the RYA Safeguarding Team. You can request to join these groups below:
Updates to the PVG Process
Some of you may know that Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Service has been working with Disclosure Scotland to launch the new Online PVG Application Service.
This new service replaces the Digital Routine Application Process that you have all been using since March 2020 as a temporary solution while VS staff worked from home . While the process has served its purpose it was never meant to be a long term solution.
A new guidance pack has been created to support you with the new system and can be obtained by contacting the safeguarding team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 Steps to Using the Online PVG Application Process
Benefits of the new Online PVG Application Service:
Support available from Volunteer Scotland:
Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services have several support options for you to ensure you fully understand the new process.