Club Welfare Officers – Time to Listen Workshops

England Golf recommends that all Golf Clubs should appoint and train a Club Welfare Officer (CWO).

In addition to the UK Coaching Safeguarding & Protecting Children (SPC) workshop, England Golf recommend that the Club Welfare Officer attends the Time To Listen Workshop. This is a 3 hour workshop, developed by the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit, specifically aimed at the Club Welfare Officer.

This workshop builds on basic safeguarding awareness and focuses on implementation in the club environment. It also gives individuals an opportunity to discuss specific issues, challenges and good practice in a friendly environment.

The workshop will:

  • Identify what a Club Welfare Officer does
  • Describe how a Club Welfare Officer works with others to create a child-centred environment
  • Explain how the Club Welfare Officer role fits into the wider safeguarding environment
  • Apply learning to case studies, including sharing good safeguarding practice

If you are interested in attending the Time To Listen workshop please contact the England Golf Governance Department for further information. Telephone 01526 351851 or email

Further information on the role of the Club Welfare Officer, guidance and a job description is available from England Golf and can be found on our website in our section for Supporting Volunteers.

Dates and Venues:


Tuesday 9th October - Petersfield Golf Club 1:30-4:30pm  REGISTER NOW

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