Blackburn with Darwen - Health and Wellbeing

Health Improvement - Health & Wellbeing Session Support Volunteer

Health & Wellbeing Session Support Volunteer

Do you have a few hours a week spare to help support others?

This role is ideal for volunteers who would like to support regular group activity sessions within the community.

This could be supporting a gym session, stroke rehabilitation, falls prevention, buggy boot camp, and those with COPD in a Leisure Centre or community setting.

The re:fresh service offers the people of Blackburn with Darwen the opportunity to access a huge range of leisure, health and well-being activities, sports activities, health and dietary advice plus much more.

The tasks required of a Session Support Volunteer are:

  • Assist with setting up the activity by helping to put the equipment out
  • To support staff delivering the sessions
  • Supporting participants at the sessions
  • Log volunteering hours via an on-line computer system

    The qualities we require from the Session Support Volunteer are:

  • Be friendly and approachable
  • Committed to the role and to regularly volunteer at the times of the session
  • Physically active, able to help others
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to help others achieve their goals
  • Interested in health and well-being and the welfare of participants to gain a rewarding experience
  • TRAINING: All volunteers will be supported through a training program which will enable them to deliver their role.
  • LOCATION:  Blackburn with Darwen

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon

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