Gentle Movement Lead Volunteer

  • VO74894


Description

Move More is a programme of physical activity for people affected by cancer. We’re currently looking for volunteers to lead our gentle movement classes. Gentle movement classes are based on elements of yoga, chi gong and mindfulness meditation. You’ll receive full training and support to give you the skills needed to deliver this activity

Organisation aims and objectives

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure is a charity with over 400 employees delivering sport, leisure, arts and culture services in East Renfrewshire. We operate 10 libraries, 4 sports centres with gyms and pools, a 330 seat theatre, 18 community facilities incorporating a wide range of halls, social function and event venues, community centres and pavilions. We also manage the letting of 35 schools in the evenings and weekends. We exist to promote the health, fitness, personal development and wellbeing of the residents of East Renfrewshire (and beyond) by: • Encouraging the population of the East Renfrewshire area to be more active in promoting and supporting the development of sporting and health and fitness opportunities that are accessible for everyone. • Supporting people to be more creative and nurture potential for personal success and wellbeing through the provision of cultural facilities and resources. • Helping individuals and community groups to benefit from social engagement, community interaction and volunteering. • Promoting and making available lifelong learning opportunities, including the promotion of literacy and digital inclusion and stemming from these opportunities make a social and economic contribution to society.

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Restrictions

Experience required: An interest in yoga, chi gong, mindfulness meditation
Travel details: Clarkston Halls Giffnock Library
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Agreed travel expenses will be reimbursed in line with our financial guidelines and procedures
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Can attend an existing class
Training details: Volunteers will be given an induction to MacMillan volunteering, building induction. Gentle Movements 3 day training, one day Macmillan core training. On-going training opportunities eg, bereavement training
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.