Debdale Outdoor Activity Club is committed to safeguarding all its members, from physical, sexual or emotional harm, neglect or bullying. We recognise that the safety, welfare and needs of the members are paramount and that all members, irrespective of age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual or gender identity or social status, have a right to protection from discrimination and abuse.

The club takes all reasonable steps to ensure that, through appropriate procedures and training for all volunteers and that all members participating in activities organised by the club or on behalf of Manchester City Council do so in a safe and enjoyable environment.

All members, volunteers and instructors of the Club should be aware of this policy.

Any question regarding the policy or the welfare of a member please contact Julie (DOAC Welfare Officer) or if unavailable Owen (DOAC Chairperson).

Please take the time to read the policy below:

DOAC Safeguarding and Child Protection Guidelines 

Club Volunteers and Instructors are asked for written confirmation that they have read and understood the club’s policy.