The Jersey Archery Society has become the latest group in the island to achieve Jersey Clubmark status.
A large proportion of the club gathered as Constable Steve Pallett, the assistant minister with responsibility for sport, presented the award.
It is given to teams and associations in Jersey that can evidence a wide range of documents and procedures, including safeguarding training, volunteer policies, DBS (police) checks, coaching qualifications, risk assessments, first aid training and insurances. It is designed to give all those in the club, and in particular parents of young competitors, the confidence that they are getting excellent coaching from qualified staff and volunteers.
More than 20 groups have so far been recognised by the scheme.
“The Jersey Archery Society are very happy to have achieved this prestigious award and this shows that archery as a sport in the island is working to hard to show good governance,” said Heath Perrett, Jersey Archery Society’s development officer.
“We would like to thank Nikki Holmes and Jersey Sport for all the hard work and support they have given us in pursuit of Clubmark.”
Fellow club the Archers of Jersey were also recently awarded their Clubmark accreditation.