Disability Sport Wales relies heavily on the support and enthusiasm of all of our coaches and volunteers. Getting involved in volunteering couldn't be easier and we can guarentee that it will be one of the most challenging, exciting and rewarding things you have ever done!!!
Disability Sport Wales seeks to provide all volunteers with the support, training and guidance required. Regardless of your experience we can guarentee that there is just the right role for you - BE INSPIRED to volunteer!!
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Check out some of the many opportunities available for volunteers in our Volunteer opportunity search, where you can find a range of opportunities from coaching or supporting participants to updating websites or administratin roles.
Whatever your strengths we have the opportunity for you!!!
Disability Sport Wales needs as many quality volunteers as possible! Whether you would like to help out in a club, become a sports administrator, drive a vehicle or to ‘buddy’ up with a disabled sportsperson who needs some support, there is a role for you. Without volunteers, sport simply would not happen! Your Disability Sport Wales Development Officer can help you get started and provide ongoing training and support.
· Volunteering Counts is a National Initiative led by Disability Sport Wales
· The scheme aims to provide quality opportunities, to help support the Disability Sport Wales scheme in a voluntary capacity, as well as supporting you in your role through training, coach education, mentoring and support.
· Volunteering Counts recognizes the importance and value of the volunteer to the success of the Disability Sport Wales scheme, and seeks to help you to identify the role that’s right for you in an environment that suits your needs.
For more information on volunteering, or an informal chat with a Disability Sport Wales Development Officer, on any of the number of volunteering opporunities available in your area please contact us!!!
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Volunteer Case Study
Volunteer Coach – Powys
Volunteer – Children’s Disability Sports Club and Trampoline Coach
Rebecca has been involved with the Sports club for 4 years and was the key person responsible for setting up the club in 2006.
Rebecca coaches mainly Rebound Therapy and Trampolining at the children’s Sports club which is held at Maldwyn Sports Centre in Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Powys.
Rebecca`s day is job is a Physiotherapist for Children with a Disability. She aimed to set up the club to increase the provision of Trampolining in the Newtown area.
Since starting the club an adult section has been added, with over thirty people attending regularly to access rebound therapy and Boccia.
Rebecca volunteers her time each week and has attended further activity days in the School holidays which have involved Sailing and Canoeing at Staylittle Outdoor Centre. She also organises an annual two day course with the Association of Wheelchair Children.
Rebecca also holds the position of Welfare Officer for N-Able Sports Club, having previously taken on the role of Treasurer. Rebecca was the main contact for securing a grant from Sport Relief for a new Trampoline at the club.
Rebecca holds many Coaching qualifications. In addition to her Trampolining awards Rebecca holds certificates in Disability Awareness Training, Sports Coach UK, Coaching Disabled Performers and Safeguarding and Protecting Children.
She is a Coach Educator for Rebound Therapy, holding the advanced qualification. Rebecca also holds a Level 1 qualification in Athletics and has a degree in Sports Science and Physiotherapy.
In her spare time, Rebecca plays Hockey for a local team and participates in Horse Riding along with her three children who are all of primary School age.
Rebecca is a great advocate for Disability Sport and is a fantastic role model for many young people in the local area.