Renfrewshire Leisure Limited
Charity registered in Scotland
Leisure Trust Sports & leisure activities
We are looking for volunteers to lead our Gentle Movement classes for people affected by cancer. We want to make sure that everyone affected by cancer has access to appropriate physical activity opportunities and we need your help to achieve this.
Macmillan Cancer Support are working with Renfrewshire Leisure to develop Move More Gentle Movement classes throughout the Renfrewshire area to support people affected by cancer in taking the first steps to becoming more active. Gentle Movement is a variety of Tai Chi/Qi Gong movements and meditation that can be tailored to all abilities.
What you can gain from this opportunity
• Full training
• Regular support
• Develop skills
• Meet new people
• Help others
CSH Young Leaders will do the following:
• Promote sport and physical activity
• Coach, lead, officiate and volunteer in sport
• Represent the views of young people
• Organise and lead on new projects
Working with over 60 sports clubs, physical activity groups and non-sport organisations the individual will be deployed across school and community environments. Tasks are identified based on local need and demand and will vary.
Renfrewshire Leisure is looking for volunteers to help out with their sports and activity camps, schools and community sports clubs which run at various times though-out the year. This volunteering opportunity will provide you with experience of working in this field and you will have the opportunity of receiving rewards such as a free gym pass and/ or sports coach education.
Organisation aims and objectives
Leisure Trust Sports & Leisure activities
A Macmillan Cancer Information and support service was established within Renfrewshire Libraries, a first of its kind in 2005. This is a unique opportunity, for volunteers to support individuals, friends, family or carers who are affected by cancer. Support could be a listening ear, giving leaflets or sign posting to support groups and other relevant organisations.
As we are growing, demand for the service is rising; we are looking for new volunteers who can commit three hours of their time per week/fortnight. In return, we shall provide full training and all travel expenses shall be reimbursed.
The role includes:
• Providing emotional support
• Providing a friendly, listening ear to people
• Providing cancer information – leaflets, etc
• Collecting information – service user evaluation forms
• Attending six weekly volunteer engagement meetings to keep informed about developments in services.
• Attending any relevant training
• Sign-posting to relevant organisations