UCC Works Skills Centre Ambassadors
UCC Works Award Programme 2017-2018
Sports & Recreation
Westside Youth Project - Youth Work Ireland, Galway
Requirements:An interest in sport and knowledge of basic skills in football, GAA, basketball, athletics etc.
Youth Work Ireland Galway, through our Westside Youth Project will facilitate a sports and physical activity programme in Westside, Galway City. The goal of the programme is to introduce young people to a variety of sports and types of physical activity, with the overall aim to introduce them to a Club or other sustainable method of maintaining physical activity. We are looking for volunteers to assist us on Saturday mornings, not every week as we can arrange a rota by availability and the topic sport/activity that week.
Activity is vital for postive physical and mental health and well-being. We hope to enable young people to be active within their community and encourage them to continue their chosen activity or sport in a local club or community group.
Is training provided?: Yes
Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Set up of sports, games
Get equipment organised
Facilitate a sport group/physical activity session with a youth worker
Support young people with skills development and understanding the chosen sport/activity
Empowering young people, through your verbal and non-verbal support, to be their healthiest-selves.
Skills required for this role:
Garda Vetting is necessary
Any sport skills, knowledge or experience. Experience in coaching and training would be super.
GAA, Soccer, Basketball, Athletics, Rugby/Tag knowledge and skills
Health and well-being knowledge is welcomed
Details of time commitment needed for role:
Saturday Mornings 10am to 12pm
Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
Application Form Garda Vetting References
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Laura Lee
Address: Westside Youth Project - Youth Work Ireland, Galway , Corrach Buí Community Centre, Circular Road, Rahoon
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