The Glenrothes Community Sports and Health Hub aim to create a family friendly sport, social and wellbeing hub that benefits the whole community. They work with local sport clubs (e.g. football, cricket and tennis) and other groups and organisations to develop a welcoming, safe, inclusive and fun environment. Their Facebook page describes the range of activities offered including yoga, seated exercise, Andy's Man Club, Storytelling, women's wellbeing, community larder, employability and more. They also have lots of plans to involve more children, young people, older adults, socially excluded and vulnerable people. Volunteers are needed to help with existing and new activities with a special focus on health and wellness. You will interact with existing and new service users to ensure they are having a good experience, perhaps have a chat and a cuppa with people afterwards and offer social contact and connection to those who need it. Times and days for volunteering will vary and are flexible depending on when activities occur and your availability.
As well as having a taster of what's on offer, you will have an induction with the Hub manager and staff and ongoing support to create a plan your role.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Public Transport Rates
No specific experience or skills needed, although you should enjoy spending time with people including vulnerable, socially excluded or older adults. You should have a positive, non-judgmental and understanding attitude to the range of people who will use the Hub. Volunteers with a range of interests, backgrounds and ideas are welcome.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period
Yes: You are welcome to visit the Hub, meet with the manager and have a trial of the opportunity.
The Hub is based at Gilvenbank Park, Pitcoudie Ave, Cadham, Glenrothes, KY7 6SU. There's a bus stop close by.
Travel expenses will be refunded (on the day if required) - public transport or mileage at 40p per mile.
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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