One of these responsibilities includes supporting the youth sector to carry out Garda vetting on those involved in working with children and young people.
Who is this guidance document for? This information has been compiled by the NYCI Child Protection Programme for youth work organisations, clubs and projects, and specifically those tasked with ensuring that all staff and volunteers are recruited safely.
This guidance document explains how the Garda vetting process works and it outlines the responsibilities of organisations.
The Child Protection Programme in the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA). The Programme supports youth work organisations to meet their child protection and safeguarding responsibilities.