Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland provide weekly clubs with the aim of improving well-being and reducing isolation through the power of sport. As a consequence of the on-going pandemic many of our community groups have been able to transition to virtual groups using platforms such as Zoom. As a result this has opened up the opportunity for the recruitment of a new type of volunteer, somebody who is comfortable setting up and running group sessions using the functionally of platforms like Zoom. Like the face to face groups the online sessions incorporate the opportunity to “banter” and reminisce about sport, take part in fun quizzes and competitions and take part in gentle seated exercise sessions. Sessions last approximately 1.5 hours.
Volunteers will be provided with access to a range of online material and the chance to join, observe and participate in an online club session. The volunteer will be mentored by a member of Sporting Memories staff. There will also be the opportunity to meet with and get to know other volunteers. This would take place virtually in the first instance and but when face to face participation is possible there will be a chance to meet other volunteers in person.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - 45p per mile or public transport
A passion for sport, the ability to plan and run a programme of activities using online platforms such as zoom and utilising resources provided by Sporting Memories. Good IT skills coupled with good communication skills along with a commitment to reliability and an awareness of confidentiality issues.
The primary focus will be to support our virtual groups in Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy but as this is a virtual role there is the potential to be able to facilitate a group elsewhere in Scotland or potentially anywhere in the UK as part of the wider Sporting
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.
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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