Code of Conduct

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR CRICKET STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

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 go unchallenged

Place the well-being and safety of the Young Person above the development of performance

Develop an appropriate working relationship with Young People, based on mutual trustand respect

Ensure that physical contact is appropriate and necessary and is carried out within recommended guidelines with the Young Person’s full consent and approval

Always work in an open environment (e.g. avoid private or unobserved situations and encourage an open environment)
Do not engage in any form of sexually related contact with a Young Player. This is strictly forbidden as is 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, manner, punctuality, preparation and presentation

Hold relevant qualifications and insurance cover

Ensure the activities are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of the individual

Promote the positive aspects of Cricket e.g. fair play

Ensure that you attend appropriate training to keep up to date with your role and the Welfare of Young People

Affiliations

Club sponsors