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Club Policies



Management - Welfare - Development - Administration


Club Management
The main aim of Solway Orienteers club is to promote and encourage the sport of Orienteering in the South West of Scotland. It has an approved constitution, policies and procedures, a bank account, a committee that meets every two months and through its affiliation to the British Orienteering Federation and Scottish Orienteering Association the club has appropriate public liability insurance cover. The club financial year ends on 5th April. The Annual General meeting is held in September.

The committee has a Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Child Protection Officer and other members responsible for fixtures, membership, mapping and website, equipment, press and publicity and social activities.

Click here to see the Club Constitution

Click here to see the Club General Policies and Procedures


Conduct and Welfare

Click here to see Solway Orienteers policy on Ethics, Equity, Code of behaviour and Safeguarding of people

Click here to see the SOA Child Protection Page

Click here to see the BO Child Protection Policy



Coaches: The club has suitably qualified members able to coach.

Child Protection Officer: The club has an appointed Child Protection Officer who is registered with Children 1stís Child Protection in Sport to receive electronic updates on Child Protection matters.

First Aid: The club has a basic first aid kit available at events and aims to have a qualified First Aider present during all activities. The club incorporates guide lines for dealing with incidents / injuries and basic rescue plan in the risk assessment for each activity.


Club Development
The club maintains a Club Development Plan detailing its aims and objectives.

Click here to see the Club Development Plan



The club maintains links to schools through Active Schools Coordinators.

Administration
The club uses social media, website and email to communicate with members.

Click here to see the Club's Privacy Notice