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 and vulnerable people. Volunteers are needed to promote the Hub's benefits and activities. You will get familiar with what's going on, then share your knowledge & enthusiasm with local schools, shops, community groups, parents and other individuals and groups as identified with Hub staff. Sometimes this will be with staff, other volunteer(s) or on your own, depending on your interests and abilities. Lots of support and encouragement is available to help you volunteer and they are always interested in your ideas!
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 have a positive, non judgmental and understanding attitude to the range of people who will use the Hub, including vulnerable people. The Hub welcomes volunteers with a range of interests and backgrounds.
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 agree an activity to help you 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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