You could be a health walk leader
Leading group activities volunteers needed for Reading Borough Council (RBC) in RG6
Volunteer Walk Leaders Required to lead a regular walk every Wednesday morning in Palmer Park.
The successful applicants will receive free Walking for Health Volunteer Walk Leader Training in order to join a team of walk leaders that conduct a Family Walk to and from the Chalkboard Café in Palmer Park every Wednesday at 11.00 am
This walk is a gentle walk that includes a wide range of walkers including:
- Mothers or nannies with their buggies and children
- disabled people with wheelchairs or mobility scooters, carers
- people recovering from operations or illness that affect their mobility
anyone who wishes to join an organised walk where they feel safe and supported with the added benefit of companionship as they walk along.Walk leaders wear hi-vis jackets and have to do a small amount of administration such as taking registers and giving out notices at the start of each walk.
Walks are approximately 45 minutes long.
From Chalkboard Café and around Palmer Park
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
All of these times
Additional timing details
Every Wednesday from 11.00 am to 12.00 pm
Leading group activities
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedLikes team workLeaderNetworkerGood sense of humourSociableSupportiveCommunicatorWants to get out and aboutEnjoys working outsideHas a few hours to spare
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Volunteer Walk Leader Training
Description of support
Regular support and meetingts from Walks Coordinator
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
1 September 2016