If Athletics interests you or even just intrigues you, then this may be the opportunity you're looking for!
Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletics Club (RSCAC) has a range of athletes, with members as young as 7 all the way through to 70+ years of age.
RSCAC are looking for volunteers to cover a range of roles, giving you plenty of choice, depending on your interest. Whether being out in the elements and working on the ground is your thing, or taking more of a role behind the scenes, take a look at the opportunities below.
- Athletics Coach - Train with RSCAC to be a coach and support or run their groups, with a variety of age groups to choose from as well as different athletics disciplines;
- Committee Support Member - Helping plan events, manage finances and complete equipment purchases each month;
- Athletics Official - Train as an Official in recording times and distances to officiate at local, monthly athletics competitions. (Both shadowing & Training are provided);
- Club Helper - Come and get involved with the general running of the club, from marshaling an event, running the tuck shop & selling club kit to repairing equipment or organising the awards nights.
All the roles provide a social element working alongside other volunteers and supporting members. There are great opportunities to up skill or learning something completely new.
Duke of Edinburgh Volunteering Opportunities:
If you or someone you know are looking to complete the volunteering aspect of their DoE, then RSCAC can facilitate this at their weekly 7-9 year old taster coaching group, held on a Thursday, during term time.
As a Volunteer you must:
- Have an interest in sport;
- Be motivational;
- Be happy to complete a DBS check;
- Work within RSCAC's safeguarding guidelines;
- Be prepared to work in British weather conditions.
What you can expect:
As an activity volunteer or an office / club based volunteer:
- Gain hands on experience supporting alongside experienced coaches and officials;
- Learn practical athletics coaching skills;
- To have a chose of age group to work with;
- To have a chose of sports discipline that interests you;
- The option to take your UK Athletics Coaching qualification;
- Gain communication Skills;
- The opportunity to apply your coaching;
- To benefit from seeing the athletes sports performance improve;
- And to gain new friendships volunteering alongside some great people.
- Training sessions run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-7:30pm.
- Committee meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
- Officials and Marshals will be required throughout the year, usually at weekends.