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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!
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
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 Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period
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.
The 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.
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.