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Swimming Spotter/Helper (HVC- 1041)

S.E.Lions is a Swimming Club for Adults with Learning Disabilities.  The pool is divided up to accommodate good swimmers who take up 3 lanes doing various strokes, some who just like to swim at their own pace, and non-swimmers in the shallow end.  Our Swimming Sessions at Abbs Cross are from 12:45 - 14:03 every Saturday.


We need 'spotters' to stand on the side of the pool, to alert of any possible danger, and helpers in the water to assist with non-swimmers.


The Swimming Club has been established almost 50 years, has about 30 members, but we need new volunteers to ensure that the Swimming Club continues into the future, for the benefit of our learning disability members.

Skills

Ability to interact with adults with a learning disability and with some members an additional physical disability.

Have a caring nature.

Spotter - no swimming ability needed.

Helper in the pool - swimming ability needed.

All volunteers are required to have a DBS Check.  If required can be actioned by Havering Learning Disability Society.

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Posted for

havering Learning Disability Society

Posted by

Havering Volunteer Centre

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Interests

  • Disability
  • Fitness and Sport

Activities

  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Yes - Adults only
  • DBS check required
    All volunteers are required a DBS Check.
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    Informal training at the venue as to what is required.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Tube/Rail - Elm Park Bus Routes - 165 372 Details - Parking available on site

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