NCVO Safeguarding for Voluntary Organisations
This guidance seeks to help volunteer-involving organisations identify the main features of a good approach to safeguarding. It should be read as a guide to safeguarding as an approach and not as a replacement for an organisation’s protection or safeguarding policy.
It asks the reader to think about the level of safeguarding a particular volunteering opportunity requires by using a simple risk assessment tool, before considering the various measures and tools at their disposal. In doing so, it attempts to make the reader think comprehensively about safeguarding as a holistic approach involving a range of different processes and procedures