East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC045726

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.

Current opportunities

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

You’ll be part of a team of volunteers delivering information and support to people affected by cancer in East Renfrewshire, in a friendly, non-clinical environment. You'll provide a listening ear and signpost to services, including financial advice, physical activities or practical support. No personal experience of cancer is necessary and you'll receive full training and support. You need to be 18 or over to apply.