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  • Club Welfare Officer
    with Carnegie Cyclones

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47433 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    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.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    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:the club chairman will introduce the volunteer to the role with a meeting and hands on explination. Courses are available which help in the education of the volunteer. Club resources are available to use for this role - eg paper, cd-rs
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - No

    Experience required:Patience, integrity, understanding and caring, ommunication 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.

    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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Carnegie Cyclones has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Club Secretary
  - Club Chairperson

Type of volunteering: Administrative / Office Work
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