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Organisation Name
Lincolnshire YMCA
Title of role
Community Agent - Lincolnshire YMCA
Number of volunteer places available
Unlimited
Tasks

This is an opportunity to undertake your own project, to benefit communities which are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some generic ideas for activities which would be supported include: gardening, food delivery, helping food banks, campaigning for awareness of relevant topics (e.g. mental health, economic disparity issues), renovation, providing basic supplies to vulnerable people.

Location

Unrestricted – Volunteer activity should impact communities recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic within Lincolnshire.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

- Training in areas such as: safeguarding, H&S, COVID-19, professional practice, social action, community projects

- DBS Check

- Support on ideas for projects

- Senior Volunteer will help coordinate day to day activity

Personal qualities and requirements

The candidate does not need to have any specific skills or qualifications, however, they should have a keen interest in helping the community.

We can base projects around areas of interest, for example, individuals with an interest in gardening could form a team that helps restore a children’s play area or an individual with an interest in childcare could produce videos of bedtime stories for local children.

There are no limits to this project and it will be exactly what volunteers make of it.

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Leadership, Communication, Organisation
Availability

There is no set schedule, we will work with you to plan the project and suggest best times/dates for the project to achieve its potential.

Additional Info

We are able to take on volunteer referrals for processing immediately, though it may be a few weeks before you hear back from us.


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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Football Wellbeing Champion
Number of volunteer places available
8
Tasks

The University of Lincoln Students’ Union’s Feel Good Programme offers various Football sessions for Students and Staff members to enjoy. The following roles are part of a Student Management Team who will work with the Social Sports Assistant:

This initiative allows our select student to demonstrate Leadership and Volunteering. There are currently 6 positions available to join the Football Futures Student Management Team at the University of Lincoln.

2x Football Ambassadors – To take a lead on the football provision and communicate with the SU and other officers.

2 x Just Play Officers

- Practically deliver and facilitate ‘turn up and play sessions’

- Promote the Just Play sessions to University students

- Host two Just Play festivals during the academic year

2 x League Officers

- Practically deliver and facilitate league fixtures

- Coordinate fixtures and results

- Raise awareness and the profile of the league within the University community

1 x Coaching Officer

- To support the Hub to deliver FA coach education courses by coordinating and facilitating delivery

- To support students who are interested in coaching with accessing opportunities within the community

1 x Referee Officer

- To support the Hub to deliver referee courses

- To support students who are interested in refereeing with accessing opportunities within the community

The Just Play sessions are delivered on a Monday and Tuesday evening and the leagues are delivered on a Thursday evening and Sunday morning.

All 8 officers are expected to attend monthly progress meetings. Student volunteers should have a passion for developing football with a ‘can do’ attitude.

Location

Delivery of sessions will take place at the University of Lincoln Sports Centre. However some meetings may take place at the University of Lincoln Students' Union.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

The successful candidate will be supported by the Social Sports Assistant from the University of Lincoln Students' Union.

Personal qualities and requirements

Outgoing, motivated individuals with a passion for Football and getting people physically active.

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Perseverance and Initiative , Communication, Organisation
Availability

Would need to be available either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday each week during term time.

Additional Info

Would be most suited to an individual who has an interest in Football. Once volunteers have registered interest we will be in touch with them to discuss the opportunity further.


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