Our extensive programme could not be delivered without the help of our fabulous volunteers! We have multiple volunteering opportunities within the programme, from teaching sports to mentoring younger children, so you can find something that is right for you! We also accept Young Volunteers from the age of 13, providing a platform for them to begin understanding the world of work and the responsibilities associated with it.
Please see the volunteering opportunities below:
Playscheme Young Volunteer
Playscheme Young Volunteers will generally be young people aged 13 - 17 years old who are looking to get their first taste of play work and coaching. These volunteers will interact with parents and children, supervise and mentor younger children and assist with sessions when necessary. Our Playscheme runs during every school holiday for 12 weeks of the year. Playscheme days are 9.30-4pm.
Work Experience Student
Work Experience Students will generally be young people aged 13 - 17 years old who are looking to undertake a placement as part of their study. Students will get their first taste of play work and coaching whilst shadowing and supporting our school's programme. These students will work alongside our qualified coaches to deliver mixed sports sessions and play provisions whilst learning about the world of work. Work Experience placements will generally be for 1 week or longer.
Youth Health and Fitness Advisor Volunteer
Volunteers will run weekly youth gym inductions for 13 - 17 year old youth members. These sessions run both in a group and individual format and generally last 45 minutes each. Induction slots are between 4.00pm and 6.00pm on weekdays. Volunteers must hold a level 2 Gym Instructor qualification or higher.
Term-time Course Tutor Volunteer
Volunteers will assist qualified sports coaches to deliver specific sports sessions, learning and developing the skills needed to succeed in the coaching world. They will build an understanding of the needs of children and the methods behind engaging them. We have a number of term-time course’s which run between 3.00pm and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Term-time Course Assistant Volunteer
Volunteers will interact with parents and children around the Club, ensuring children are safe at all times, completing registers, helping tutors set up and pack down equipment and assisting sessions when necessary. We have a number of term-time course’s which run between 3.00pm and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.
With all volunteer positions, we ask for a minimum commitment of 8 hours worked each month when the programme is running, with the exception of Playscheme Young Volunteers and Work Experience Students, which are required to commit to pre-agreed days or weeks. In return, we offer complimentary gym membership, staff uniform, access to Continued Professional Development (CPD) courses and the ability to give back to the local community during your time volunteering with us.