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.
Meet the Safeguarding Team Q&A Sessions for England CWO's:
7th March - 6.30-8
11th March - 6.30-8
18th March - 6.30-8
23rd March 6.30-8
29th March - 6.30-8
To register for one of the sessions, please click here.
2nd & 3rd
The Queens Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend
The Safeguarding Team will be out of the office for the long weekend. As always, if you have an urgent enquiry that cannot wait untill after the weekend, please call / text/WhatsApp the emergency line on 07384 546489.
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.