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  • Driver
    with Glenrothes Street Games Project

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47386 - Created/last updated: 27/09/2017



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    About this opportunity:The Street Games Project is part of Glenrothes Detached Youth Work. Detached Youth Work engages with young people wherever they gather. This predominately occurs on the streets.

    The Street Games Project is a Mobile Sport Pitch (stored in a trailer) that can be assembled practically anywhere on the streets, in car parks etc. The Project provides positive and healthy opportunities for young people offering various sports such as football, basketball, volleyball etc.

    We are looking for an experienced driver that can tow the Street Games Pitch to the heart of the community and give young people opportunities to become involved in positive and healthy sporting activiities.

    You will become a valued member of a friendly and dynamic team and if you wish you can undertake training that is available through the Detached Youth Work Team.
    It is important that you have passed your test before 1997 which will give you the required licence. If required the Project will put you through your test to drive a minibus for Fife Council.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:none specified - most organisations will work with volunteers aged 16 and over
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteer will go through Fife Council Volunteer Procedure and Street Games Induction training. Given opportunity to take Fife Council Bus Test and ongoing youth work training, i.e. First Aid etc. Have regular support and supervision meetings.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - None

    Experience required:The volunteer needs to have passed their test before 1997 to have the required driving licence. It would be beneficial if they have driving experience and skills. It would also be appropriate if they have a positive attitude towards young people.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Passed their driving test before 1997

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe Street Games session occurs in predetermined areas in Glenrothes, each session lasts for 2 hours, 7pm-9pm. You will be provided with a minibus from the Lomond Centre to tow the Street Games until our own Transit Van is delivered in the New Year. You

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

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