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Interests

  • Arts, Heritage and Culture
  • Children
  • Fitness and Sport
  • No Specific Interest

Activities

  • Caring and Helping People
  • Creativity
  • No specific activites
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching

The Horsham Sports Development Team run an extensive program of holiday activities, which include, full day Sport, Art and Play camps and sport-specific workshops for children aged 5-12.

The children have the opportunity to choose what they do each day to help ensure they get the most out of the camps. There is a wide range of sports on offer, ranging from basketball and football to more niche sports like fencing and kinball. Children are also encouraged to explore their artistic side with a dedicated arts and crafts area which offers themed activities depending on the holiday i.e. October half term will offer Halloween themed materials.

Full day camps run from 8:30am-5:30pm, but half days and flexible pick times are offered.

We are looking for someone who is available to attend and support the holiday activities and work with current staff and volunteers to ensure the children get as much out of the day as possible.

The main responsibilities for the role are:

• Support current staff in the facilitation of sports and games

• Encourage children to participate in activities offered

• Help tidy and clean up during the camps and at the end of the day

• Engage with children to help them feel comfortable in potentially new surroundings and around new people

What skills do I need?

As long as you’re positive, encouraging and approachable you’ll fit the role well, you don’t need to be a skilled athlete or have an extensive knowledge of an individual sport. Having a sport or art background is desirable but having a willingness to learn and help is just as important.

Interests

  • Arts, Heritage and Culture
  • Children
  • Fitness and Sport
  • No Specific Interest

Activities

  • Caring and Helping People
  • Creativity
  • No specific activites
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching

Details

  • Accessibility
    Venue is fully accessible
  • Age restrictions
    Minimum age is 14 years
  • DBS check required
    As role involves working with children
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
    Role subject to Horsham District Council\'s equal opportunities policies
  • Health and Safety Policy
    Volunteers receive safety guidance as part of induction training
  • Ongoing support
    Line management and supervisory support is always available
  • Training provided
    As deemed appropriate for meeting identified needs
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
    Role subject to Horsham District Council\'s volunteer management policies
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

During most school holidays

Location

Collyer's Sixth Form College
Hurst Road
(Sports Hall base)
Horsham
West Sussex
RH122EJ

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