Northern Ireland Governing Body Welfare Officers (GBWOs) (voluntary positions)

Cricket Ireland is the governing body for the game at both performance and participation levels throughout Ireland, representing the interests of both the men’s and women’s game.

Following recent retirements, Cricket Ireland requires Governing Body Welfare Officers (GBWOs) in both Northern Ireland and in the Republic of Ireland.

The role of the GBWO is to promote and assist clubs to meet their child safeguarding requirements, and to be the first port of call for any child protection concerns beyond the individual Club Welfare Officer.

Each Cricket Ireland Governing Body Welfare Officer is tasked to:

Both positions are offered on a voluntary basis, but reasonable expenses will be paid in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.

The start date will be as soon as possible by agreement. If this opportunity interests you, please email a CV and a covering letter addressed to the CI Cricket Operations Manager to

Please ensure you include “Governing Body Welfare Officer’ in the subject box of your email.

Closing date for applications is Monday 7th March.