Scottish Professional Football (SPFL) Trust Ltd - Football Fans In Training volunteer

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We are recruiting volunteers to support people who have been identified as being a "High" or "Moderate" risk of type 2 diabetes after taking part in the SPFL Trust Football Fans In Training programme. Volunteers explain why diabetes is serious and encouragethem to take action about their risk of type 2 diabetes.

You will be represent Diabetes Scotland at the final session of the FFIT 13-week programme online or at a football club in your area, up to three times a year. You will have the opportunity to be a part of an exciting community partnership and outreach project and make a real difference to people's lives by giving them really important information about diabetes. You will get Induction training and regular communication with Diabetes Scotland point of contact and the opportunity to meet and network with other volunteers along withhe opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience of working in the charity sector

Organisation aims and objectives

Diabetes UK is the largest patient charity in Scotland. Our mission is to improve the lives of people with diabetes and to work towards a future without diabetes. We are based in Glasgow and have a network of individual volunteers and voluntary groups across Scotland and are looking to expand the numbers of volunteers to continue to raise awareness of the condition which affects an increasing number across Scotland. We are looking for volunteers across all areas of our work including public relations, media and health board engagement.










Up to 90 minutes, three times a year.

Frequency and commitment details

Up to 90 minutes, three times a year.


Experience required: Able to deliver a script about our key messages on diabetes. Confident in speaking to groups of people Enjoy meeting new people and happy to volunteer as part of a team
Travel details: Participating Tayside and Fife SPFL football clubs
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We will pay back any money spent while volunteering for us. For example lunch, travel.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: We will be providing a script for volunteers to follow
Training details: Training around Diabetes Scotland's mission and training around the seriousness of type 2 diabetes.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer