Welfare

Avon Valley Runners has appointed two Welfare Officers. The male officer is Alan Button and the female officer is Helen Thorne.

Their roles cover the following responsibilities:

  • Act as the first point of contact for member/volunteers, where concerns about a person’s welfare, poor practice or abuse are identified.
  • Implement the organisation’s reporting and recording procedures.
  • Promote the organisation’s best-practice guidance and/or code of conduct within the club.
  • Represent welfare on the club’s committee.
  • Promote anti-discriminatory practice.
  • Promote an anti-bullying practice.
  • Ensure appropriate confidentiality is maintained.

If you have any concerns then please talk in person to either Alan or Helen (In confidence), or email them at Welfare.