Code of Conduct

Appendix 4: Five Ways Old Edwardians Football Club and Five Ways Old Edwardians Junior Section Child Protection and Welfare Documentation:

1. Code of Conduct for Club Officials & Volunteers:

The essence of good ethical conduct and practice is summarised below. All Volunteers must:

Consider the well-being and safety of participants before the development of performance.

Develop an appropriate working relationship with performers, based on mutual trust and respect.

Make sure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability and experience of those taking parts.

Promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play)

Display consistently high standards of behaviour and appearance

Follow all guidelines laid down by the national governing body and the club

Hold appropriate, valid qualifications and insurance cover

Never exert undue influence over performers to obtain personal benefit or reward

Never condone rule violations of the laws, rough play or the use of prohibited substances