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Code of Conduct: Members Guests and Volunteers

Posted by Stuart Rudkin on 08/12/2016 17:37

All Members, Guests and Volunteers must –

  • consider the well-being and safety of participants before the development of performance
  • develop a positive working relationship with participants based on mutual trust and respect
  • respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person within the context of cricket
  • treat everyone equally and not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, colour, parental or marital status, religious belief, class or social background, sexual preference or political belief
  • not condone or allow to go unchallenged any form of discrimination if witnessed
  • make sure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability, maturity and experience of those taking part
  • promote the positive aspects of cricket such as fair play
  • encourage all participants to learn the laws and rules of cricket and play within them, respecting the decisions of match officials
  • recognise good performance and not just match results
  • respect young people’s opinions when making decisions about their participation in cricket
  • display consistently high standards of behaviour, appearance and punctuality
  • never exert undue influence over participants to obtain personal benefit or reward for himself or herself
  • never condone rule violations, rough play, arguing with match officials, foul or abusive language or actions
  • not smoke, drink or use banned substances whilst actively working with young people in the Club
  • not provide young people with alcohol whilst they are under the care of the Club
  • observe and promote the policies and practices of the Club and in particular the equity policy
  • follow all guidelines laid down by the ECB, The DCB and the Club
  • report any concerns in relation to a young person following reporting procedures laid down by the ECB
  • hold any necessary and appropriate valid qualifications and insurance cover.