A new opportunity has been added to MCRVIP by Greater Manchester Community Basketball, starts 02 October 2017

Join in this opportunity now.

We need event staff to help out at the Amaechi Basketball Centre before and after Manchester Magic home games, which take place on Saturdays at 6.30pm. Before the game, the court needs to be swept and cleaned, the bleachers need to be pulled out, benches need to be put in place, tables for scorers and statisticians need to be erected and court side banners need to be put up. After the game, the bleachers need to be cleared of rubbish and put away, the court needs to be swept, benches, tables and banners need to be put away and rubbish bins need to be emptied.

Placement offered by Greater Manchester Community Basketball

Contact – Phil Gordos

Phone – 07872412926

Perks and volunteer incentives

Free tea or coffee. Free volunteer t-shirt. Free entry to the game.

Please do not reply to this email.

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Tennis Foundation”s Coach Grant Scheme

Supporting more disabled people to become coaches. – The Coach Grant Scheme provides grants of up to £200 for people with a disability who would like to gain a coaching qualification in Tennis.

To apply for a grant please complete the Coach Grant Scheme Application form and return it to info@tennisfoundation.org.uk

The deadline for applications is the 1st October 2017.

A new opportunity has been added to MCRVIP by Dementia Friendly Swimming, starts 03 November 2017

Join in this opportunity now.

The session at Abraham Moss Leisure Centre is an inclusive Swim for All session with support for people affected by dementia or who may experience memory problems – they may be low confidence swimmers, need support in and out of the water or have mobility issues.

We are looking for enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to support people affected by dementia, whether personally or as a carer, when attending the dementia friendly swimming sessions across Manchester’s leisure centres.

You will offer general support to people attending the session and help create a fun, safe and supportive environment for them to swim in. This may include: – Meeting and greeting people on arrival
– Showing people the way to the changing rooms/pool/showers
– Checking equipment, such as floats, are on poolside for use – Helping people use the lockers
– Being someone they can talk to during the session

You may be asked to support the centre Dementia Champion with the follow up of enquiries to the session but will be supported through this process.

You won’t be responsible for lifesaving duties or any personal care.

Placement offered by Dementia Friendly Swimming

Contact – Catriona Sudlow

Phone – 07583 134810

Perks and volunteer incentives

All volunteers will have the opportunity to attend a Dementia Friends workshop

Agreed out-of pocket expenses, such as travel to and from a session will be re-imbursed by the pool operator.

Volunteer t-shirt provided

Please do not reply to this email.

A new opportunity has been added to MCRVIP by Dementia Friendly Swimming, starts 30 October 2017

Join in this opportunity now.

The session at Hough End Leisure Centre is an inclusive Swim for All session with support for people affected by dementia or who may experience memory problems – they may be low confidence swimmers, need support in and out of the water or have mobility issues.

We are looking for enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to support people affected by dementia, whether personally or as a carer, when attending the dementia friendly swimming sessions across Manchester’s leisure centres.

You will offer general support to people attending the session and help create a fun, safe and supportive environment for them to swim in. This may include: – Meeting and greeting people on arrival
– Showing people the way to the changing rooms/pool/showers
– Checking equipment, such as floats, are on poolside for use – Helping people use the lockers
– Being someone they can talk to during the session

You may be asked to support the centre Dementia Champion with the follow up of enquiries to the session but will be supported through this process.

You won’t be responsible for lifesaving duties or any personal care.

Placement offered by Dementia Friendly Swimming

Contact – Catriona Sudlow

Phone – 07583 134810

Perks and volunteer incentives

All volunteers will have the opportunity to attend a Dementia Friends workshop

Agreed out-of pocket expenses, such as travel to and from a session will be re-imbursed by the pool operator.

Volunteer t-shirt provided

Please do not reply to this email.

A new opportunity has been added to MCRVIP by Dementia Friendly Swimming, starts 02 November 2017

Join in this opportunity now.

The session at East Manchester Leisure Centre an inclusive Swim for All session with support for people affected by dementia or who may experience memory problems – they may be low confidence swimmers, need support in and out of the water or have mobility issues.

We are looking for enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to support people affected by dementia, whether personally or as a carer, when attending the dementia friendly swimming sessions across Manchester’s leisure centres.

You will offer general support to people attending the session and help create a fun, safe and supportive environment for them to swim in. This may include: – Meeting and greeting people on arrival
– Showing people the way to the changing rooms/pool/showers
– Checking equipment, such as floats, are on poolside for use – Helping people use the lockers
– Being someone they can talk to during the session

You may be asked to support the centre Dementia Champion with the follow up of enquiries to the session but will be supported through this process.

You won’t be responsible for lifesaving duties or any personal care.

Placement offered by Dementia Friendly Swimming

Contact – Catriona Sudlow

Phone – 07583 134810

Perks and volunteer incentives

All volunteers will have the opportunity to attend a Dementia Friends workshop

Agreed out-of pocket expenses, such as travel to and from a session will be re-imbursed by the pool operator.

Volunteer t-shirt provided

Please do not reply to this email.

A new opportunity has been added to MCRVIP by Dementia Friendly Swimming, starts 03 November 2017

Join in this opportunity now.

The session at Wythenshawe Forum is an instructor supported session for people affected by dementia or who may experience memory problems – they may be low confidence swimmers, need more support in and out of the water or have mobility issues.

We are looking for enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to support people affected by dementia, whether personally or as a carer, when attending the dementia friendly swimming sessions across Manchester’s leisure centres.

You will offer general support to people attending the session and help create a fun, safe and supportive environment for them to swim in. This may include: – Meeting and greeting people on arrival
– Showing people the way to the changing rooms/pool/showers
– Checking equipment, such as floats, are on poolside for use – Helping people use the lockers
– Being someone they can talk to during the session

You may be asked to support the centre Dementia Champion with the follow up of enquiries to the session but will be supported through this process.

You won’t be responsible for lifesaving duties or any personal care.

Placement offered by Dementia Friendly Swimming

Contact – Catriona Sudlow

Phone – 07583 134810

Perks and volunteer incentives

All volunteers will have the opportunity to attend a Dementia Friends workshop

Agreed out-of pocket expenses, such as travel to and from a session will be re-imbursed by the pool operator.

Volunteer t-shirt provided

Please do not reply to this email.

A new opportunity has been added to MCRVIP by Dementia Friendly Swimming, starts 02 November 2017

Join in this opportunity now.

The session at North City Family and Fitness Centre is an inclusive Swim for All session with support for people affected by dementia or who may experience memory problems – they may be low confidence swimmers, need support in and out of the water or have mobility issues.

We are looking for enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to support people affected by dementia, whether personally or as a carer, when attending the dementia friendly swimming sessions across Manchester’s leisure centres.

You will offer general support to people attending the session and help create a fun, safe and supportive environment for them to swim in. This may include: – Meeting and greeting people on arrival
– Showing people the way to the changing rooms/pool/showers
– Checking equipment, such as floats, are on poolside for use – Helping people use the lockers
– Being someone they can talk to during the session

You may be asked to support the centre Dementia Champion with the follow up of enquiries to the session but will be supported through this process.

You won’t be responsible for lifesaving duties or any personal care.

Placement offered by Dementia Friendly Swimming

Contact – Catriona Sudlow

Phone – 07583 134810

Perks and volunteer incentives

All volunteers will have the opportunity to attend a Dementia Friends workshop

Agreed out-of pocket expenses, such as travel to and from a session will be re-imbursed by the pool operator.

Volunteer t-shirt provided

Please do not reply to this email.