Code Of Conduct

Club Members

The essence of good ethical practice and practice is summarised below. Club officials and volunteers must;

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person within the context of Cricket
  • Treat everyone equally and do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, religion, race sexual orientation or disability
  • If you see any form of discrimination, do not condone it or allow it to co go unchallenged
  • Place the well-being and safety of children and young people above the development of performance
  • Develop an appropriate working relationship with children and young people, based on mutual trust and respect
  • Ensure that any physical contact is appropriate and necessary, is carried out within recommended guidelines and with the child or young person’s full consent and approval
  • Always work in an open environment and avoid private and unobserved situations
  • Do not engage in any form of sexually related contact with a Young Player, including sexual innuendo, flirting or inappropriate gestures and terms
  • Know and understand the ECB Welfare of Young People Policy and Procedures
  • Respect Young People’s opinions when making decisions about their participation in Cricket
  • Inform players and parents of the requirements of Cricket
  • Be aware of and report any conflict of interest as soon as it becomes apparent
  • Display high standards of language, punctuality, preparation and presentation
  • Do not smoke, drink or use banned substances whilst actively working with Young People in the Club as this may reflect a negative image and could compromise their safety
  • Ensure any activities are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of the individual
  • Display high standards of behaviour and appearanceFollow ECB guidelines set out in the Welfare of Young People Policy

Report any concerns you may have in relation to a young person to the Club Welfare Officer