Safeguarding in Scouting
As we start a new year, it’s a good time to remember that it is “the policy of the Scout Association to safeguard the welfare of all members by protecting them from harm.” (POR, 2018).
Refresh yourself by checking the most up-to-date versions of:
- The Yellow Card https://archive.scouts.org.uk/media/996788/Yellow-Card.pdf
- The Orange Card for Young Leaders https://archive.scouts.org.uk/media/914973/VO-Orange-Card_March2018-V4-Screen.pdf
- The Green Card (Alcohol and Scouting) https://archive.scouts.org.uk/media/1041119/Green-Card.pdf
If you have any concerns around safeguarding, speak to your line manager – this could be your GSL or DC.
Contact Tom at email@example.com, our Safeguarding Awareness Coordinator, for advice and guidance on safeguarding practices and training.