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  • Shinty Referee
    with Camanachd Association (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47732 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Shinty referees are required to officiate at matches throughout Scotland but with a particular concentration in the West Highlands and Argyle and Bute. Typical fixtures will see the referee making a round trip of 100 - 150 miles in some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery. The role of the referee requires a good level of fitness to a standard of that expected in a fast run or bike-a-thon. Training and support are on hand.

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:60
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Reasonable fitness, some sport experience in any sport is desirable, but not necessary.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No under 18's as it would cause problems to assert authority, over 60's will struggle with the pace of the game.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsShinty pitches around Scotland, usual travel arrangements are 100-150 miles and also Fife wide.

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

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