Schools and Youth Volunteer

  • VO30052


Description

This vital role is about raising the profile of the charity and awareness of heart disease within schools, colleges and/or nurseries by giving short presentations about our work and the importnce of healthy lifestyles. You will build up strong relationships with teachers and PE co-ordinators at schools within your agreed area through your contact with schools. You wil be helping to encourage schools to participate in national fundraising events such as Jump Rope for Heart (skipping event) and Ultimate Dodgeball, which raise vital funds whilst improving children's heart health. Where schools have supported the charity, you attend cheque presentations and thank your supporters for their help.

Organisation aims and objectives

UK's number one heart charity, helping to fund research into heart disease.

Availability

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

Sun

Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Up to a maximum of 2 hours a week - during term time.

Restrictions

Experience required: You will be a friendly outgoing individual with a natural empathy for children and young people. No prior knowledge of heart disease is required as full training will be given, but you will have an interest in health and some knowledge of the school syste
Travel details: Within the volunteer's local area

Support

Expenses paid: Yes

Last updated a month ago