Safeguarding Officer (Volunteer Role)

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Reporting directly to SportSG Safe Sport Taskforce, the Safeguarding Officer is responsible for ensuring that SRU’s safeguarding policies are met and maintained within the organization. This is a volunteer role.

  • The Safeguarding Officer within a sport organisation has the primary responsibility in managing and reporting any concerns related to breaches of Safe Sport practices to SportSG Safe Sport Taskforce
  • To be trained in responding to Safe Sport related cases and to be able to refer to the relevant authorities (i.e. SportSG Safe Sport Taskforce, SPF)
  • To be able to provide first responder support to victim who report of any Safe Sport related cases
  • Act as a source of support, advice and expertise to staff, participants and volunteers in safeguarding matters
  • To liaise with SportSG Safe Sport Taskforce on Safe Sport policy development and awareness training
  • To promote Safe Sport practices to all staff, participants and volunteers
  • Main point of contact and representative for the organisation for any safeguarding matters
  • Ensure safeguarding standards are met and maintained within the organization
  • Lead in maintaining and reviewing the organisation’s implementation plan for safeguarding
  • To attend any related safeguarding training
  • The appointment is on a two-year term basis
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Background in Psychology or Counseling is a bonus but not a requirement
  • Comfortable in counseling victims
  • Knowledgeable in rugby
  • Experience in policy work is an advantage
  • Willing to learn on laws around harassment and abuse
  • Willing to learn and drive the Safe Sport efforts
  • Sensitive, understanding, mature and patient
  • Minimum qualifications of ‘O’ Levels

Interested candidates please e-mail your CV complete with contact details to: Only short-listed candidates will be notified.