Energize Volunteering Opportunity

Participant Support Volunteer opportunity

Energize Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin are seeking an enthusiastic, organised volunteer to assist with the ‘Elevate’ project, an exciting new project funded by Shropshire Council’s Help2Change team to coordinate 20-week exercise programmes to help increase activity and reduce the risk of falls for older people.

They are a local, charitable company who strive to improve lives using the power of physical activity and sport. We provide strategic support and work with local partners across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin to raise levels of participation and help local communities.

Following an extremely successful response, they welcome support to help the Elevate Project Officer coordinate the project, by responding to participant queries, gathering feedback and inviting participants to programmes. On occasions you will be visiting classes to help people settle in and gather feedback.

Based within their lively team at Guildhall, Shrewsbury, they are seeking someone who can volunteer flexibly for between 4-12 hours per week (depending on peak times of the project) within the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

An ability to enthuse and understand the needs of older people are essential, as well as being able to use Microsoft e.g. outlook and basic excel.

Energize are an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered.

Closing date: 9am, Thursday 7th February

To view the role description and application form please click here:

For an informal discussion, please contact Laura Kerrigan, Senior Business Manager on 07852 871587 or laura.kerrigan@energizestw.org.uk .

 

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