OPP OF THE DAY: Park Active Volunteers, Dudley MBC

Do you have an interest in fitness and love the outdoors? Do you want to increase people’s health and happiness? Do you want to gain some experience in delivering fitness sessions in your local park to increase your skills?

You don’t need to be a sporting superstar or fitness guru, we’re looking for people who are enthusiastic, good communicators and willing to run or support activity sessions.

As a volunteer with Park Active you can receive the following:
• opportunities to access free training opportunities (including first aid, safeguarding & fitness qualifications)
• free badged kit for the lead activators
• opportunity to make friends and have fun

Currently recruiting

Activators – You will lead on delivering a community workout as part of a team of volunteers. You will need to undertake two days’ of fitness training and emergency first aid. Training dates are to be confirmed and will be at the end of May or beginning of June. You will then be supported by trained fitness instructors who will be handing over the role to you.

Activator support – You will be assisting the volunteer that is delivering the community workout, such as, spotting and correcting for technique, motivating and encouraging participants

All volunteers also undergo Dudley council volunteer induction training.

There are opportunities in the following parks

Stevens Park, Wollescote Saturday morning
Buffery Park, Kates Hill Saturday morning
Abbey Street Rec, Gornal Saturday morning
Stevens Park, Quarry Bank Sunday morning
Grange Park, Dudley Sunday afternoon

Enhanced DBS check is required.

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Nikki Cheung
Email: nikki.cheung@dudley.gov.uk

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