Safeguarding Review Group

The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland (CANI) are undertaking a review of its safeguarding practices and seek your involvement.

The aim of the working group will be to complete the following;

  • Review of the Policies.
  • Review of the Guidance documents.
  • Review of the templates.
  • Review of the information provided to clubs, coaches and leaders.
  • Review the provision of courses.
  • Review the role of the CANI safeguarding committee.

Following the review the group will;

  • Compile findings and make recommendations to the CANI Board.
  • Advise on the implementation of the new documents following approval by the CANI Board.
  • Recruit and select new members for the CANI safeguarding committee.
  • Produce a closing paper to the CANI Board.


  • The consultation will commence on the 6thAugust at the CANI office.
  • If you can’t attend in person you can join via a conference call.
  • The working group will be complete by the 30th

Formation of the group

  • The CANI safeguarding officer.
  • The CANI chief officer.
  • 3-6 volunteers.

Volunteer skill sets

  • Knowledge of the canoeing and kayaking sector.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding practices from either within the sport or from an external skill set.

If you would like to be part of the safeguarding working group email before the 1st August

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