A new opportunity has been added to Sports Hub Cardiff by Swim Wales, starts 13 August 2016


Join in this opportunity now.

A joint venture between Swim Wales, the ASA and the RNLI to promote water safety awareness to children aged 7-14

Swim Safe is an free, annual programme of improver swimming tuition and water safety sessions for all 7-14 year olds at beaches and lakes across England and Wales. Swim Safe provides the opportunity for children to enjoy a fun, structured swimming session at a choice of open water locations – and learn all about how to stay safe. – Beach safety advice provided by RNLI lifeguards
– Up to 30 minutes in-water tuition with ASA accredited swimming teachers.

We are looking for volunteers to help with the running of the event: All volunteers will be asked to carry out a range of tasks, including: . Manage telephone/on site bookings and swimmer registrations
. Ensure all disclaimers have been signed for those booked onto a session
. Provide bookings lists to all operational team prior to the start of the lessons . Prepare and distribute goody bags
. Check booking list with teachers and placing participant in correct groups
. Advise and support children and parents putting on wetsuits / swimming caps and distribute swimming equipment
. Ensure participants are at correct positions (RNLI activity / lesson) . Ensure participants are returned to responsible adults . Carry out research questionnaires
. Local promotion of lessons by distributing flyers on beaches, in shops, local campsites and supermarkets . Handle enquiries and answer general questions on Swim Safe

The volunteer role is suitable for people who are :
. friendly and approachable manner
. enthusiastic and motivational skills
. good time keepers, organisational and administrative skills . good influencing, tact and diplomacy skills
. able to work independently, as well as within a team . basic IT skills – word/excel/email
. Enjoy being outdoors and interacting with the public

Placement offered by Swim Wales

Contact – Hanna Guise

Phone – 07824324654

Perks and volunteer incentives

. Full training session outlining your role . Swim Safe uniform- polo shirt and warm top
. Safeguarding information relevant to your role . Develop new skills and practice existing ones
. Valuable experience with national organisation

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