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Climbing Instructor/Assistant Volunteer

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We require climbing instructors to help during our outreach programme. Our outreach programme provides free climbing for children in disadvantaged areas or with disabilities.

Being an Above Adventure volunteer is a great opportunity to get involved in the Scottish Youth Climbing scene. We also provide training opportunities for all volunteers. This is an awesome opportunity to support our work, meet like-minded people and gain more experience in climbing, which is perfect for those interested in pursuing a career in the mountaineering and climbing industry.










Weekly or as required


All volunteers are subject to PVG/Disclosure checks
Experience required: It is important to be a team player and have excellent communication skills. Being energetic and motivated. Have an understanding of the importance of flexibility within the Charity.
Travel details: The Outreach Programme is located at Bonnyton Community Centre and Dumfries House. Bonnyton Community Centre is a 20 minute walk from the town centre, there is free also parking available here. We provide transport when needed to Dumfries House from Kilmarnock. Alternatively, there is public transport and free parking at Dumfries House.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We provide expenses to all volunteers: Travel – up to 5 miles from home to where you are volunteering - Standard fares for public transport - Mileage is 45p per mile - Parking expenses if there is no free parking available at a reasonable distance Food & Drink – value of £5 per 4 hours session
Training details: Initially induction starts with an informal chat with volunteer to discuss what they expect from Above Adventure and if there is anything they are interested in progressing through. During this chat PVG forms will be completed. Once PVG has come back, we invite the volunteer along to do child protection training through East Ayrshire Council or Online depending what suits the volunteer. Once this is completed, we have a group or 1-1 induction depending on numbers. This involved values/objects of the charity, volunteer policy, volunteer registration.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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