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  • Volunteer Walk Leader - Dunfermline
    with Bums Off Seats - Fife Walking Initiative

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO68671 - Created/last updated: 03/03/2020


    About this opportunity:Health Walk Leaders lead local short walks which are aimed at inactive people of all ages. The volunteer role includes a small amount of pre-walk administration (taking a register), then leading a safe and effective health walk. Training to become a health walk leader is provided.
    Health walks are normally around 30-45 minutes (some are a bit longer or shorter). The leader is there to motivate the walkers and ensure the route is safe.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Training to become a health walk leader is provided.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:No formal qualifications required as training provided, however an interest in helping people to become more active would be useful.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Interview; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe walk meets at the Louise Carnegie Gates at the entrance to Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline. The walk takes place weekly on a Wednesday morning at 11am. The leaders are required to attend 15 minutes before and after the walk to register participants.

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

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