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  • Active Schools Volunteer
    with Active Schools (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO88380 - Created/last updated: 01/03/2024


    About this opportunity:Looking for a fun and exciting way to inspire the next generation? Help local children get active? Boost your confidence? Develop important life skills? Enhance your CV?

    Active Schools are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help support existing activities or develop new ones to enhance the opportunities available to children throughout Fife. Whether it's football, netball, tennis, yoga, dance or multisport, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

    Opportunities are available before school, during lunchtime, after-school or in the evening. There is a club out there for everyone! Most volunteers attend activities within their local area on a weekly basis and commitment is from as little as one hour a week.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Full support, induction and relevant training is provided to all volunteers. The induction process, includes: -Meeting your local Active Schools Coordinator - Becoming e member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. -Further training courses are available depending on the interests of the volunteer.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses available on a monthly basis.

    Experience required:They are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about inspiring the next generation to get active. Volunteers come with a range of different skills and experiences, which will be supported and developed. Previous coaching experience and qualifications are welcome, however leadership programmes, qualifications and training opportunities will be provided.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsVolunteering opportunities area available at schools across Fife and volunteers will be placed to their nearest geographical opportunity.

    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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