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					                               DRUMCHAPEL UNITED
MISSION STATEMENT
The aim of the Association is to provide the youth of Drumchapel with a means to participate in
the sport of football. This activity will generate an awareness of the importance of how
community activities benefit the health, commitment and motivation of young people.


DRUMCHAPEL UNITED FOOTBALL UNITED is an Equal Opportunities Association,
whose declared policy is to endeavour to ensure that no volunteer, no member, no
service user or no opponent (visitor) receives less favourable treatment on the grounds
of their sex, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, religious belief, or sexual orientation.

POLICY AIMS

It is in the policy of Drumchapel United to treat everyone in the same way regardless of his or her
sex, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, religious belief or sexual orientation.

The association believes that all volunteers, members, service users and opponents are entitled
to be treated with dignity and respect at all times. All volunteers, members, service users or
opponents are entitled to the same dignity and respect when representing the association in any
capacity or location.



ASSOCIATION’S RESPONSIBLITIES

       To discuss with volunteers, members and service users the policy’s content and
        implementation.

       To make sure the policy is known to all volunteers, members, service users and clients
        and to ensure the rules of the constitution (specifically 4b & 4e) are invoked when the
        policy is infringed.

       To inform volunteers of their responsibilities and opportunities under Equal Rights
        legislation and best practise and of the association’s policy.

       To examine and regularly review, monitor and evaluate procedures to ensure their
        effectiveness and legality.
MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES

Any volunteer who harasses any other partner, or clients on the grounds of ethnic origin, race,
sex, age or disability, religious belief, or sexual orientation will be subject to the constitution (4b&
4e) of Drumchapel United

Any member or volunteer who believes they have received less favourable treatment on
grounds of sex, race, age, disability or sexual orientation should report it to the
Management Committee.

All members and volunteers must ensure the principles of equal opportunities are
applied in all dealings with members of the public and no actions are taken which could
be held to be discriminatory.

Members or volunteers must not victimise individuals on the grounds that they have
made or provided information about discriminatory practise.

The Management Committee has a personal responsibility for the practical application of equal
opportunities initiatives. The co-operation of all members will be needed for the association to
make real progress in this area. In everyday ways we can all contribute to an improved working
environment, for example by not making assumptions about people based on their sex or their
ethnic background, by challenging those who express prejudice, and by making suggestions to
managers about how the working environment can be improved to enhance equal opportunities.

Finally, remember that equality of opportunity is about good effective employment practice, and
about creating an environment in which everybody can be assured that his or her contribution is
valued.

				
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