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Volunteering Opportunity: VO61792

  • Gentle Movement Lead Volunteer
    with Macmillan Cancer Support and Fife Leisure.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:We are looking for volunteers to:- Lead a Gentle Movement class in various locations across Fife for people affected by cancer and their family/carers
     •  Attend all required training and support sessions
     •  Complete basic paperwork for each class
     •  Participate in the evaluation of the Fife Gentle Movement groups
     •  The benefits for the volunteers are:- Full training for the role of Move More Gentle Movement Lead volunteer
     •  Develop knowledge and experience of benefits of exercise for people affected by cancer
     •  The chance to meet and make new friends
     •  Make a real difference to the lives of people affected by cancer in your local community
     •  Regular social activities with other volunteers on the Move More program
     •  Be part of an innovative project, the first of its kind in Fife!
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Full training for the role will be provided. This will consist of 1 day core induction training and additional training around the delivery of these classes will also be provided.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:We are looking for volunteers with:- Willingness to undertake training required. Open, warm and friendly manner. Good communication skills. Commitment to the role. Non-judgemental. Ability to 'actively listen' (training will be given). Awareness of own limitations and boundaries. Excellent time-keeping skills. Reliability.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsClasses will run at various venues and times across Fife (likely to be around the bigger towns such as Glenrothes, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and/or St Andrews) and you will be matched to a venue and time that suits you.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.