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  • Sport and Physical Activity Lead/Assistant
    with Active Schools (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO73213 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Active Schools aims to provide opportunities for children and young people to participate regularly in sport and physical activity. We offer a range of extra-curricular clubs before, during and after school that are designed to increase children?s levels of physical activity and support the development of their motor skills.
    We are looking for volunteers who would be interested in leading or assisting at these activity clubs. Training and support is provided by Active Schools Coordinators and you would have the opportunity to learn new skills, gain experience and often qualifications.
    You can decide how often you would like to volunteer, we are flexible in our approach and we will work around your availability.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:An Active Schools Coordinator will meet and complete an induction with you covering the following topics; Introduction to Organisation, Roles & Responsibilities, Health & Safety, Child Protection, Contact Details, Professional Development Opportunities, Training Needs Analysis & Personal Development Plan. Training would be provided as part of our existing programme or as part of a specific pathway through a Sports / National Governing Body. Where possible we would look to cover any associated costs. Ongoing support is provided by a dedicated Active Schools Coordinator who will be in regular contact with you and would meet with you on a termly basis.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile or public transport rates paid 4 weekly.

    Experience required:You don?t have to be a special type of person to volunteer, anyone can do it. Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do, whilst working with children is fun. You do not need any sports qualifications or experience as we will provide training and support. All we require is that you are reliable and enthusiastic.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsLocations across Fife predominantly based within schools.

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

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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