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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

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Perseverance and Initiative , Communication, Organisation
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
LEAP Lincoln
Title of role
Lincoln 10K Marshal - LEAP Lincoln - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
6
Tasks

LEAP is a Lincoln-based charity which supports homeless young people (16-25 y.o.) with safe accommodation and wrap-around support.

We have 10 runners signed up who are helping us to raise funds for the benefit of the homeless young people supported by LEAP. We are looking for enthusiastic marshals to help us in our commitment to provide our runners with encouragement and support and to help us make the most of raising awareness of our work. The tasks may include manning a Charity Stand and/or marshalling at one of the marshal stations allocated to us on the day.

Location

Lincoln

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

All volunteers will be supported by LEAP staff also volunteering at the event.

Personal qualities and requirements

- A keen sense of charity

- Motived and enthusiastic

- Happy to take photos and show off our runners achievements on Social Media

- Confident in talking and promoting the charity to members of the public

- Punctual and motivated to learn & work

- Be approachable and have a good sense of humour

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Team Working, Communication, Organisation
Availability

We would value interest from any students who are happy to be available on Sunday 14 June 2020 from 8:30am until 1pm at the latest (4 ½ hrs).

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Organisation Name
Lincoln City Foundation
Title of role
Lincoln City Half Marathon Event Volunteer - Lincoln City Foundation - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
Unlimited
Tasks

Volunteers are required to support with multiple elements of the Lincoln City Half Marathon event.

This could include marshalling on the route (and cheering on the runners and walkers!), manning water stations, handing out medals and race packs, and leading on baggage collection points.

Location

The main race is based at Boultham Park, Rookery Lane, Lincoln, however some roles will be at various points across central Lincoln.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Volunteers will be given all necessary support and training required, and will be supplied with event t-shirts and refreshments throughout the day.

Personal qualities and requirements

Volunteers will be expected to be enthusiastic, motivated and have a willingness to engage with public/runners.

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Communication, Team Working, Problem Solving
Availability

Volunteers would be required on Sunday 20th September, exact timings to be confirmed and dependent on roles assigned.

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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.

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Leadership, 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 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
Lincoln City Football Club
Title of role
Ticketing System Volunteer - Lincoln City Football Club - 2019/20
Number of volunteer places available
2
Tasks

Operating the ticketing system within the new Club Store.

Location

Lincoln City Football Club, Club Store (Ticketing).

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

This is a new opportunity within the ticket office to help with the demands of work during busy periods.

This will be a supervised role providing all aspects of help required in the ticket office, mainly operating the ticketing system and providing additional help to the ticket office staff.

Personal qualities and requirements

People skills

Communication skills

IT skills

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Learning and Adaptability, Communication, Organisation
Availability

The work within the ticket office fluctuates from being very busy to busy, we are therefore asking for volunteers to help cope with the demands of a busy office.

Help required throughout the season and also through the summer with season ticket renewals. Help will also be required in the days running up to a home fixtures and also when we have large away games.

Additional Info

The role would be suitable anyone who is interested in the sports industry and wanting to learn about working within a busy office. Someone who is good at communicating and working with all groups of people.

We will address each application within 1-2 weeks of application. After the relevant checks have been carried out we will invite the students in for an induction and training will be provided once they are happy with the role.


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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

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Communication, Team Working, Leadership
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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