CCO Officer Required

Viking require at least one Club Childrens Officer (CCO) in order to operate as a club under Swim Ireland regulations. We are seeking volunteers to take on the role of CCO. Our current CCOs, Alan and Tara, will step down shortly and we are required to have replacements in order to comply with Children First and Swim Ireland regulations.

Skills suited to a CCO

  • Approachable
  • Good listener
  • Well organised
  • Motivated
  • Prepared to pass on concerns to relevant agencies if necessary

Duties of The Club Children’s Officer

  • Comply with Swim Ireland rules and regulations
  • Ensure completion of required training and awareness of the role within The Club
  • Act in the best interest of young people
  • Ensure young people have the opportunity to express opinions and views
  • Ensure safeguarding policies and procedures are implemented and effective in all areas of The Club
  • Act as an advisor for and report concerns of abuse to the appropriate authorities
  • The CCO shall take responsibility for monitoring and report to The Club committee on how club policies impact on young people and their coaches.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact any Committee member or email the Club Secretary viksecretary @