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Volunteering Opportunity: VO89442

  • Sports & Health Hub Ambassador
    with Glenrothes Community Sports & Health Hub.

    Created/last updated: 18/11/2021

    About this opportunity:The Glenrothes Community Sports and Health Hub aim to create a family friendly sport, social and wellbeing hub that benefits the whole community
     •  They work with local sport clubs (e
     • g
     •  football, cricket and tennis) and other groups and organisations to develop a welcoming, safe, inclusive and fun environment
     •  Their Facebook page describes the range of activities offered including yoga, seated exercise, Andy's Man Club, Storytelling, women's wellbeing, community larder, employability and more
     •  They also have lots of plans to involve more children, young people, older adults and vulnerable people
     •  Volunteers are needed to promote the Hub's benefits and activities
     •  You will get familiar with what's going on, then share your knowledge & enthusiasm with local schools, shops, community groups, parents and other individuals and groups as identified with Hub staff
     •  Sometimes this will be with staff, other volunteer(s) or on your own, depending on your interests and abilities
     •  Lots of support and encouragement is available to help you volunteer and they are always interested in your ideas!
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:15
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:As well as having a taster of what's on offer, you will have an induction with the Hub manager and staff and ongoing support to create a plan your role.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public Transport Rates

    Experience required:No specific experience or skills needed, although you should have a positive, non judgmental and understanding attitude to the range of people who will use the Hub, including vulnerable people. The Hub welcomes volunteers with a range of interests and backgrounds.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?Yes: You are welcome to visit the Hub, meet with the manager and agree an activity to help you have a trial of the opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe Hub is based at Gilvenbank Park, Pitcoudie Ave, Cadham, Glenrothes, KY7 6SU. There's a bus stop close by. Travel expenses will be refunded (on the day if required) - public transport or mileage at 40p per mile.

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