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Volunteering Opportunity: VO82374
Club Facilitator - Burntisland with Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland (SCIO).
Created/last updated: 07/08/2020
About this opportunity:
This role gives the opportunity to enable the Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland to provide weekly clubs with the aim of improving well-being and reducing isolation through the power of sport • Club members may feel lonely, have health issues or memory problems • They focus on sporting reminiscence and gentle physical activity and games such as Boccia (indoor bowls) • The main function of the club facilitator is to plan a weekly programme lasting around 1 • 5 hours which ensures that club participants feel included and that their contributions are respected • Volunteers enjoy talking about their sporting interests and have fun talking to club members about their memories of sporting events • Full training and ongoing support is provided • A volunteer said, "it was rewarding watching group members develop confidence in contributing to the group," and another commented about feeling appreciated and seeing their work making a difference •
The volunteer will attend a 1 day training course that will include: Becoming a Dementia Friend, Group facilitation and Adult Support and Protection
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - 45p per mile or public transport costs upon proof of receipt
A passion for sport, the ability to plan and run a programme of activities utilising resources provided by Sporting Memories, good communication skills, a commitment to reliability and an awareness of confidentiality issues.