Host Organisation: Seahorse Swimming Club
Encourage people with disabilities to gain confidence in the water, learn to swim and develop their skills
Opportunity Interests: Health and Wellbeing services, People with Disabilities, People with Learning Disabilities, Social Activities, Sport and Leisure
Type of Activity: Support / Care Work
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Thursday EVE
Assist and encourage swimmers with disabilities in the pool.
Ensure the safety of the swimmers in the pool and on the poolside.
Assist swimmers at social and fundraising events.
Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:
No specific skills/qualifications required apart from having the ability to interact with people with disabilities and being a reasonable competent swimmer. A DBS is required (paid for by the Club)
Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:
Experienced volunteers will offer guidance and assistance.
What training is available for the volunteer?:
Training course sometimes offered to volunteers