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Monkstown Special Olympics Club Volunteers

Sports & Recreation

Monkstown Special Olympics Club Volunteers

Special Olympics Eastern Region

Dublin

At a Glance

  • Start Date:05/11/2018
  • End Date:04/11/2019
  • Closing date:31/12/2018
  • Post Updated:31/10/2018
  • Min Hours:1 hour per week
  • Role Type:Coaching/Sports

Requirements:No previous experience required

Description

All new volunteers to Special Olympics must undergo the registration process which invovles garda vetting. 

Training and coaching courses are available to all Special Olympics volunteers including: 

  • Safegaurding level 1 & 2
  • Special Olympics Ireland ntroduction to Coaching Practices
  • Coaching Children Course
  • ID Modules (workshops for people working and volunteering with people with Intellectual Disabilities 
  • CMT training (training in specific committee roles)

Monkstown Special Olympics are a swimming club based in DLR Leisure Services in Monkstown, Dun Laoghaire.  

The club currently have 10 athletes between the ages of 6 and 12 and a team of volunteers that they are looking to expand. 

There is a role for everyone - both in the sport/coaching aspect and in the admin/running of the club.  

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

  •  Assist members of Club management team
  • Assist in the administration of the club
  • Support Club fundraising activities
  •  Swim Coaches with Swim Ireland coaching qualifications
  • In water volunteers to assist the beginner athletes
  • Assist in the delivery of coaching session 
  • Supervise groups/lanes during training sessions

Skills required for this role:

Ability to work with others and to work with children with Intellectual Dissability

Love of sport/physical activity/well being

Good organisations skills 

Good communication skills

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Mondays, 18:45-20:00

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Aoife Murray

Address: Special Olympics Eastern Region , National Sports Campus, Snugborough Rd, Dublin 15

Website: http://http://www.specialolympics.ie/GETINVOLVED/EASTERNREGION.aspx

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