Description

Walk Leaders promote positive physical and mental health and wellbeing by leading and supporting people to participate in short health walks within their local community. You will be responsible for risk assessing all walks, welcoming new members to group and supporting existing members to take part. You will take weekly attendance records, check numbers on return and help Community Health Team staff make decisions to continue/cancel walks in poor weather.

Full training will be provided and Walk Leaders will have the opportunity to attend volunteer meetings to share experience and help improve the short health walks programme across the city.

Organisation aims and objectives

Dundee City Council Community Health Team promotes positive physical and mental health and well-being.

Availability

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The commitment of this role would require up to one hour per walk, leading around one walk per week.

Restrictions

Experience required: Interest in walking/the outdoors; excellent communication skills
Travel details: Ardler Complex, Ardler
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Interested individuals will be invited to join the walk initially and if they would like to progress as a Walk Leader, Walk Leader training will be provided on the next available date.
Training details: The volunteer will be provided a Dundee City Council volunteer induction as well as relevant training, including Paths for All Walk Leader training, to undertake the role.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 3 months ago