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  • Virtual Club Facilitator - Fife Wide
    with Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland (SCIO)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO84235 - Created/last updated: 18/06/2021


    About this opportunity: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.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided: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

    Experience required: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.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; PVG membership required

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe 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

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

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