The position

The Skatepark Volunteer will conduct skateboarding classes several times per week at the skatepark, for children aged 6-18 years old.

We have a teaching curriculum which is currently being developed and will set out the structure for the classes. This role will be to actively engage the children in learning activities, as well as monitoring some free skating time where appropriate, for children to develop their own skills.

This position is part-time, so there will be the opportunity to be involved in the other programmes we run

Volunteer profile

Required:

  • Interest in sport and physical education
  • Basic Spanish
  • Passion for working with children
  • Enthusiasm
  • Energy
  • Patience
  • Tenacity
  • Maturity
  • Minimum 4 week commitment.

Desired:

  • Skateboarding experience & knowledge
  • First Aid training
  • Experience working with children.
  • Intermediate Spanish

The benefits of volunteering with us

In return for your invaluable participation in our volunteering programme, SKIP will provide:

  • a thorough induction to the organisation, programmes, department and specific role
  • structured and relevant training from fully qualified and experienced staff members - you can find bios for all of our permanent team on our website
  • mentoring and support in the form of regular supervision and staff meetings as well as informal sessions
  • the chance to be a part of a diverse and dedicated team and a welcoming community
  • confirmation of volunteer service