Club welfare officer – job description template

Last updated: 15 Nov 2022 Topics: Safeguarding standards

This template provides a sample job description (PDF) for a club welfare officer (sometimes referred to as a club safeguarding officer or child welfare officer) role in the context of protecting children in sport.

What does a welfare officer do?

A club welfare officer (CWO) is the person within a sports club with primary responsibility for managing and reporting concerns about children and for putting into place procedures to safeguard children in the club.

The template includes the following sections:

  • about the role
  • duties and responsibilities
  • required skills and abilities
  • required knowledge
Download the template (PDF)