Volunteering and CPD opportunities

 

    Volunteering opportunities

    Active Schools provides a number of exciting volunteer opportunities to those interested in sport or physical activity. Through volunteering with Active Schools you can help out your local school and community as well as gain valuable experience of coaching and working with children and young people.

    • could you help?
    • do you have a little time to spare?
    • could you help lead activities for children?
    • would you like to gain a qualification in coaching sport or leading other activities?

    If so, then think about volunteering with the Angus Active Schools team.

    Active Schools relies heavily on volunteers to assist with and run various clubs around Angus. You don't have to be sporty to lend a hand - just enthusiastic! We are looking for people to help out with a range of activities. From woodland walks to after-school sports clubs - there is something for volunteers of all ages and abilities. The time commitment is up to you and training will be provided.

    To find out how you could benefit from volunteering please fill in this short form and a member of our team will contact you or check out our current vacancies section.

    Why volunteer?

    Volunteering is an ideal way to get involved in sport and physical activity, develop new skills and stay engaged in a sport. Volunteering can be a rewarding activity which helps you to meet new people and take on new challenges through roles such as coaching or administration.  There are many reasons to volunteer in sport – volunteers make sport happen and create the next generation of sporting stars.  You could be giving back but you'll also be helping make sport happen, without people like you, sport would not work!

    • sense of achievement
    • use your existing skills and learn new skills valuable in other areas of employment
    • satisfaction of doing something within your own community
    • receive training
    • gain qualifications
    • free Disclosure Scotland PVG (normally £60.00)

    What skills can I expect to gain and develop?

    Sport is looking for enthusiastic and confident people just like you to take on a variety of roles.  And sport will give back to you too!  Did you know that being involved in a sports club can give you the same energy boost as having a pay rise? 

    Skills and qualities you could expect to develop:

    • confidence
    • self esteem
    • speaking to groups
    • presenting
    • managing accounts and budgeting
    • event organisation