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Offered by:
My Sight Nottinghamshire
 
Location(s): Castle
 
Address where volunteering takes place: 26-28 Heathcoat Street Nottingham NG1 3AA  

How many places are on offer?

Several

Purpose of Role:

Help your local Sight Loss community to keep fit and stay active!


Role Description:

Our Sports and fitness clubs are back! Our members have begun to benefit from attending our special clubs with additional support. Going to the gym is tough enough but for someone with sight loss it can be even more daunting but with our specialised clubs, our members can have the support they need to give them that extra boost.

You can help support our many clubs and groups, including:
Rambling
Gentle walking groups
Gym and Swim sessions
Blind cricket club
Goalball

As a Sports and Healthy Lifestyle volunteer, you'll be helping with sighted guiding of people with sight loss, supporting with using gym equipment and helping to boost confidence.

A sporting background is desirable and training and support will be available.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

A background in sports is desirable, good communication skills and a friendly and approachable manner.

Interest in Healthy lifestyles and Sports.
Willingness to help
Ability to work as part of a team

 
When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
 

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

18+

 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

2 working days

How long to complete training and recruitment?

2 - 3 weeks

 
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? No
 

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