These standards promote good safeguarding practices for those working with children and young people, adults at risk, volunteers and paid staff. Safeguarding Standards for the Youth Sector This document sets out how best to embed a culture of safeguarding across your organisation to support staff (paid and unpaid) and young people.
Checklist for Youth Work Online session This document offers a simple checklist of things you consider before, during and after an online session. It should be used alongside your organisation’s own policies and procedures e.g. Digital Policy and Risk Assessments. Planning for your session: What do I need to facilitate? Decide which platform is best … Continued
This is an example template of a media consent form to collect young people’s media permissions
This is an example of a consent form template for young people to take part in youth work activities
This is an example of a completed Risk Assessment for a youth activity
The following form is provided as a template only and must be customised as required by the youth work organisation. Youth work organisations should ensure that the form captures all information required for their specific needs and make necessary amendments
Please click here to download a word version of a Risk Assessment Template