Will I need a criminal records check?
All volunteers in roles that come into direct contact with children, young people and at-risk adults require a DBS (criminal records) check. A DBS check is a record of all warnings, reprimands, cautions and convictions obtained from local and national police records.
The following roles are examples where a DBS check is needed:
- Welfare officer
- Competition organiser
- Junior tennis captain/contact
- Junior tennis captain
- Anyone helping drive juniors to competition venues
- Volunteer co-ordinators