Gwybodaeth Child Protection

We have a responsibility to ensure that children and young people are protected. The Urdd has a child protection policy which states clearly the procedures for protecting children.

Urdd Gobaith Cymru wishes to protect children from harm. Staff and volunteers in this organisation accept and acknowledge their responsibility to promote child protection issues. We must ensure that our behaviour does not cause worry, or is in any danger of being misinterpreted. We have a responsibility to ensure that our children are protected from harm.
Click here to see the Child Protection Code of Practice
For a full copy of the policy or further information contact catrinj@urdd.org

By working with organisations such as the NSPCC in
Wales,  The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB), and the National Assembly for Wales, the Urdd has procedures in place which conform with child protection legislation and good practice whilst working with children and young people.

CRB Checks

The Urdd’s policy is to ensure that all full time and part time staff receive a CRB check. Those volunteers who work in the community who are regularly in close contact with children and young people and are also CRB checked.

Child Protection Instruction and Training

Full time and part time staff at the Urdd receive training and clear instructions on child protection issues. This includes:

Clear instruction is given on the behaviour of staff and volunteers whilst working with children and young people.

For further information on our child protection policy contact:
Catrin James, National Training Officer, Urdd Office, Trinity College, Carmarthen SA31 3EP
Phone: 01267 676734
Email: Catrinj@urdd.org