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Volunteering Opportunity: VO47434

  • Club Chairperson
    with Carnegie Cyclones.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:The development of a network of quality Youth Cycling clubs is crucial to encouraging young people to take up cycling in its many forms, whether as a sport, active living or active recreation,
     •  In older to help achieve this, British Cycling and Scottish Cycling has set up Go-Ride Accreditation programme
     •  This is a nationally recognised set of standards that supports the development and recognition of quality junior clubs criteria under each of the following headings: Duty of care and child protection focuses on raising awareness of good practice Coaching and competition to improve coaching and competition for young people
     •  Sports Equity and Ethics ensures that the club adopts an inclusive and child –friendly approach Club Management ensures that the club runs efficiently and effectively
     •  As a valued volunteer you will be part of a team who will make it possible to deliver quality coaching in traffic free, controlled environments
     •  These sessions teach the necessary skills to make riders more competent safer cyclists
     •  The team consists of a Chairperson, Lead coach, Welfare Officer, Secretary, Treasurer and Club contact
     •  Time and Place: Travelling to venues for meetings one Wednesday evening per month
     •  Patience, integrity, understanding and caring, communication skills and a positive attitude
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:none specified - most organisations will work with volunteers aged 16 and over
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - no

    Experience required:Patience, integrity, understanding and caring, communication skills and a positive attitude

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTravelling to venues for meetings one Wednesday evening per month.

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