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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Badminton Ambassador - Lincoln Students' Union - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
1
Tasks

• The role looks to engage a student volunteer to grow badminton within the University. The aim of the role is to grow participation within the university and more people becoming physically active.

• The role of the Badminton Ambassador is to develop, implement and deliver a social badminton programme within the University.

• This role offers the student a unique opportunity to develop skills and experiences to support their long-term career development. They will gain a unique experience, insight and understanding of working in sport development and project management as well as experience in delivering sports activity and events.

The role will include:

o Volunteering for approximately 4 hours per week – this includes delivering a social Badminton session on a Thursday 5-6pm (TBC) and promoting the sessions

o Flexible working hours with some evenings and weekends

o Work towards the stated programme targets and objectives

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 Badminton and getting people physically active.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Commercial Awareness, Leadership, Learning and Adaptability, Problem Solving, Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative , Communication, Organisation
Availability

Would need to be available Thursday 5-6pm (TBC) each week during term time.

Additional Info

Would be most suited to an individual who has an interest in badminton and a good understanding of the rules.

Once volunteers have registered interest we will be in touch with them to discuss the opportunity further. Volunteering will start at the beginning of the 18/19 academic year with training taking place beforehand.


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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Basketball Ambassador - Lincoln Students' Union - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
1
Tasks

• The role looks to engage a student volunteer to grow basketball within the University. The aim of the role is to grow participation within the university and more people becoming physically active.

• The role of the Basketball Ambassador is to develop, implement and deliver a social basketball programme within the University.

• This role offers the student a unique opportunity to develop skills and experiences to support their long-term career development. They will gain a unique experience, insight and understanding of working in sport development and project management as well as experience in delivering sports activity and events.

The role will include:

o Volunteering for approximately 4 hours per week – this includes delivering a social Basketball session on a Thursday 8-9pm (TBC) and promoting the sessions.

o Flexible working hours with some evenings and weekends.

o Work towards the stated programme targets and objectives.

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 Basketball and getting people physically active.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Commercial Awareness, Leadership, Learning and Adaptability, Problem Solving, Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative , Communication, Organisation
Availability

Would need to be available Thursday 8-9pm (TBC) each week during term time.

Additional Info

Would be most suited to an individual who has an interest in basketball and a good understanding of the rules.

Once volunteers have registered interest we will be in touch with them to discuss the opportunity further. Volunteering will start at the beginning of the 18/19 academic year with training taking place beforehand.


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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Cricket Ambassador - Lincoln Students' Union - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
1
Tasks

• The role looks to engage a student volunteer to grow cricket within the University. The aim of the role is to grow participation within the university and more people becoming physically active.

• The role of the Cricket Ambassador is to develop, implement and deliver a social cricket programme within the University.

• This role offers the student a unique opportunity to develop skills and experiences to support their long-term career development. They will gain a unique experience, insight and understanding of working in sport development and project management as well as experience in delivering sports activity and events.

The role will include:

o Volunteering for approximately 4 hours per week – this includes delivering a social Cricket session on a Thursday evening 6pm-7pm (TBC) and promoting the sessions.

o Flexible working hours with some evenings and weekends.

o Work towards the stated programme targets and objectives.

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 Cricket and getting people physically active.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Commercial Awareness, Leadership, Learning and Adaptability, Problem Solving, Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative , Communication, Organisation
Availability

Would need to be available Thursday 6pm-7pm (TBC) each week during term time.

Additional Info

Would be most suited to an individual who has an interest in cricket and a good understanding of the rules.

Once volunteers have registered interest we will be in touch with them to discuss the opportunity further. Volunteering will start at the beginning of the 18/19 academic year with training taking place beforehand.


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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Football Ambassadors - Lincoln Students' Union - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
8
Tasks

The Hub delivers a Football Futures Student Management Team: Football Futures is the FA’s initiative for Young Leadership and Volunteering and 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 hub 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 league is 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.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Organisation, Communication, Perseverance and Initiative , Commercial Awareness, Leadership, Learning and Adaptability, Problem Solving, Team Working
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.

Volunteering will start at the beginning of the 18/19 academic year with training taking place beforehand.


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Organisation Name
Swanpool FC
Title of role
Football Club Photographer - Swanpool FC - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
2
Tasks

- Take sporting photos of in play games

- Take team photos before kick off

- Upload the best images onto team's Facebook page

Location

Home games: Skellingthorpe Recreation Ground, LN6 0EY

Away games: Lincoln

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Full support of the Team Manager and Team Members

Personal qualities and requirements

Passion for photography and the desire to develop

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Organisation, Communication, Perseverance and Initiative
Availability

Nearly every Sunday - 10am-12:30pm

Additional Info

- Volunteer needed ASAP

- Season starts 1st September 2019

- End of season is roughly early May 2020

- Pre-season friendlies start 7th July 2019


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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Hockey Ambassador - Lincoln Students' Union - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
1
Tasks

• The role looks to engage a student volunteer to grow Hockey within the University. The aim of the role is to grow participation within the university and more people becoming physically active.

• The role of the Hockey Ambassador is to develop, implement and deliver a social Hockey programme within the University.

• This role offers the student a unique opportunity to develop skills and experiences to support their long-term career development. They will gain a unique experience, insight and understanding of working in sport development and project management as well as experience in delivering sports activity and events. The role will include:

o Volunteering for approximately 4 hours per week – this includes delivering a social Hockey session on a Thursday evening 9pm-10pm (TBC) and promoting the sessions.

o Flexible working hours with some evenings and weekends.

o Work towards the stated programme targets and objectives.

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 Hockey and getting people physically active.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Commercial Awareness, Leadership, Learning and Adaptability, Problem Solving, Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative , Communication, Organisation
Availability

Would need to be available Thursday 9pm-10pm (TBC) each week during term time.

Additional Info

Would be most suited to an individual who has an interest in hockey and a good understanding of the rules. Once volunteers have registered interest we will be in touch with them to discuss the opportunity further.


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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Sports Performance Pathway – Science Practitioner (SPOTS) - Lincoln Students' Union - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
12
Tasks

• Work on the Sports Club’s performance through topics such as nutrition, performance analysis, fitness testing and psychology.

• Provide Sport Specific testing, monitoring or interventions.

• Work closely with the Committee, ensuring tasks set are in line with club’s set KPIs and goals.

• Provide weekly sessions to develop the team.

Location

At the venue of the Sport Club’s training session and matches. Usually on Campus.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Science Practitioners will be supported by The Activities Department, Vice President Activities and the School of Sport and Exercise Science.

Meetings will be had with all parties in order to discuss and record progress.

Personal qualities and requirements

Practitioners must be studying an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Course in Sport.

1st years can apply to be an Assistant Practitioner, or dependent on experiences and qualifications can be appointed as Practitioner.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Leadership, Problem Solving, Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative , Communication, Organisation
Availability

At least one hour a week, the specific time is dependent on the Club’s set training and match times.

Additional Info

This role would be most suitable for those wanting to become practitioners, or wish to gain further knowledge and confidence in sports science.

In order to show your interest, please register through the Volunteering website, and provide a short paragraph detailing why you think you would be a good candidate in this role, details of any previous sports science experience and qualifications you have alongside your top 3 choices of sport you would like to be placed with.


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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Sports Performance Pathway (Coaching) - Lincoln Students' Union - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
8
Tasks

• Work on the Sports Club’s Skills, Fitness, Communication and Team work.

• Provide Sport Specific Drills.

• Work closely with the Committee, ensuring tasks set are in line with club’s set KPIs and goals.

• Provide weekly sessions to develop the team.

Location

At the venue of the Sport Club’s training session. Usually on Campus.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Coaches will be supported by The Activities Department, Vice President Activities and the School of Sport and Exercise Science. Meetings will be held with all parties monthly in order to discuss and record progress.

Personal qualities and requirements

Coaches much be 2nd or 3rd year, studying an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Course in Sport (BSc (Hons) Physical Education & Sport, BSc (Hons) Health & Exercise Science, BSc (Hons) Sport Development & Coaching, BSc (Hons) Strength & Conditioning in Sport, MSc Sports Therapy).

1st years can apply to be an Assistant Coach, or dependent on experiences and qualifications can be appointed as Coach.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Organisation, Leadership, Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative , Communication
Availability

At least one hour a week, the specific time is dependent on the Club’s set training times.

Additional Info

This role would be most suitable for those wanting to become coaches, or wish to gain further knowledge and confidence in sports coaching.

In order to show your interest, please register through the Volunteering website, and provide a short paragraph detailing why you think you would be a good candidate in this role, details of any previous sports coaching experience and qualifications you have alongside your top 3 choices of sport you would like to be placed with.


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Organisation Name
Age UK Lincoln & South Lincs
Title of role
Walking Netball Facilitator - Age UK Lincoln & South Lincs - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
2
Tasks

Walking Netball has evolved from a growing demand for walking sports. Often, one of netball’s strength is that people never forget playing the sport and the memories as well as the love for the game never leave.

Walking Netball is a slower version of the game; it is netball, but at a walking pace. The game has been designed so that anyone can play it regardless of age or fitness level.

Age UK Lincoln and South Lincolnshire wish to use the game of Netball to encourage older people to enjoy gentle exercise at a gentle pace.

• Facilitating a session of Walking Netball

• Encouraging group participation

• Organising a safe fun hour of gentle exercise

• Checking off the attendance record

Location

Park Street, Lincoln, LN1 1UQ

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Walking Netball host a six hour training workshop to provide people with the skills they need to be able to host a Walking Netball session.

The workshop includes a mix of both theory and practical sessions, with the outcome to understand the game and the ethos of Walking Netball and understand how to create a great experience, and we’ll cover the costs for the session.

Direct supervision from the Activities Coordinator

Personal qualities and requirements

• Empathy and understanding of the needs of older people

• Knowledge of the game of Netball

• Confidence to lead and encourage a group

• Reasonable level of fitness

• The ability to guide participants in a friendly inclusive environment to make the most of their varying abilities

• Good communication skills

• A friendly outgoing nature

• The ability to maintain control of participants to ensure their safety

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Leadership, Communication, Team Working
Availability

1 session a week for approx. 1 hour

The exact time and date of this session is for discussion

Additional Info
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