Job Description: Volunteer

Dorchester Rugby Football Club

Responsible to: DRFC Junior Section Committee

Main Duties:

  1. To play a full part in the running of DRFC in association with the DRFC coaching team and Junior Section Committee.
  2. To work with other volunteers, and in association with the DRFC Junior Section Committee, to deliver a programme of Rugby for all ages that is active, purposeful, enjoyable and safe.
  3. To maintain high ethical standards and to agree to, and abide by, the RFU Code of Conduct for Volunteers and any additions to it agreed by the DRFC Junior Section Committee.
  4. To fulfil the requirements of any specified Committee role for which you are responsible (the duties of which will be outlined in the relevant job description for that post).
  5. To promote and abide by the RFU Policies on Anti-Bullying, Equity and the Welfare of Young People.
  6. To undertake all training and actions required to fulfil the volunteer role, including, but not exclusively:
  7. Completion and periodic update of CRB checks;
  8. To undertake, within a mutually agreed time-scale, other training as may be required by the DRFC Junior Section Committee.
  9. To be a positive role model for young people and promote the “spirit of the game” of Rugby Union.
  10. To understand, and work to, the principles of Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD), recognising that Rugby Union is a “late specialisation sport” and therefore requires a generalised approach to early training.
  11. To discourage the “win at all costs” ethic amongst the club community.
  12. To attend, if required, meetings of the DRFC Junior Section Committee.

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