Club Welfare Officers
The welfare of members is the responsibility of everyone involved in the club. Together we ensure members feel welcome, included and supported. The welfare officers are available to anyone in the club who is experiencing an issue with the club whether as an organisation or because of an individuals behaviour
For more information see the current England Athletics guidelines.
Club Mental Health Champions
Desford Striders are proud to be working with England Athletics and Mind, in their Mental Health Champion programme. The aim is to establish a network of volunteer champions in running clubs across England who can help to support people who are experiencing mental health problems.
Our Mental Health champions are Fay Kelham and Sarah Ball.
There is lots of useful information on the NHS Every Mind Matters website.