Artforms & practices
This section contains guidelines and sample documents relating to internal organisational and HR issues in venues including job descriptions, staff handbooks, child protection, and issues relating to board and governance.
Summary of current policies and procedures on Garda vetting for artists and organisations working with children and vulnerable adults.
Data protection policy, 2012.
Data retention policy, 2012.
Complaints procedures, 2012.
Comprehensive health and safety statement, 2007.
Recruitment policy, 2012
Equal Opportunities policy, 2012.
Disciplinary procedure and policy, 2012.
Grievance procedure and policy, 2012.
Alcohol and drug policy, 2012.
Hospitality policy, 2012.
Child protection policy and procedures, 2011.
Vulnerable adult protection policy, 2012.
Business plan, 2008-12.
Marketing strategy, 2008-12.
Guidelines for taking and using images of children and young people in the arts sector, 2009.
Policy documents, guidelines and templates for use by arts organisations, 2012.
A guide to legal structures, roles and responsibilities for board members in all types of arts organisations, 2006.
The Garda Central Vetting Unit conducts Garda vetting for organisations registered with it.
A bill has been published which is expected to set up a statutory National Vetting Bureau during 2012.
Board vacancy advertisement, 2011
Board vacancy information pack, 2011
Board vacancy application form, 2011
Draíocht’s children’s charter, 2005.
Draíocht’s children’s charter illustrated, 2005.
Draíocht’s mission statement, 2011
Staff manual on company structure and policies, 2011
Below are some sample job descriptions used in venues.
Staff performance appraisal form, 2011
Child protection policy statement, 2011