Report from Children’s Officer – Joanne Long
It is a statutory duty on the GAA to ensure that all persons who work on our behalf and undertake ‘relevant work’ with children and vulnerable persons are vetted prior to taking up that role. All applications for Garda Vetting for all codes are now on line, under E – Vetting. All applicants are obliged to renew every 5 years.
Full details and background should be read here before you start the process:
To start process of e vetting: CLICK HERE FOR E VETTING FORM:
- You will then receive another email to finish the process
We are asking everyone that has been paper vetted to now be e-vetted
For all club/district coaches, team mentors of under 18 year olds:
Our Children’s officer Joanne Long requires the following:
- Vetting clearance letter (copy)
- Signed code of behaviour
- Certificate Attendance child first workshop (copy)
- Confirmation of attendance Gaa foundation coaching course
- Ensure that all club coaches are compliant with regards to the Garda vetting process.
- To schedule a Gaelic Games Child Safeguarding workshop for new coaches.
- To plan ‘give respect, get respect’ session with club juvenile coaches.
This is a GAA initiative that promotes positive behavior and respect from, and for all participants on and off the field.
New email address for children’s officer
New address set up to manage the storage of information in accordance with Data Protection legislation,