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Become a Swim England South East Young Volunteer!

4th September 2017

Are you aged between 14 and 18 years and looking to access training opportunities to volunteer within aquatics? 

Swim England South East is looking to increase the number of trained young people and to improve accessibility to formal and informal training opportunities through the Young Volunteer Programme. Young people participating in the programme will be expected to attend two Development Days on Sunday 10 September and Sunday 29 October 2017. 

Following the first Development Day, the young people will be expected to undertake 10 hours volunteering within their own club environment. As part of the programme, the young people will also be expected to volunteer at an aquatic event (club, county or regional) over the coming 12 months. 

The cost for participating in the whole Young Volunteer Programme is £20, and all young people who complete the programme will receive a polo shirt and water bottle. Training provided during the programme includes; 

Sunday 10 September 9.30am-4.45pm - Holiday Inn Maidstone, London Rd, Wrotham Heath, Sevenoaks TN15 7R

  • Introduction to the programme 
  • ASA Young Aquatic Helper Certificate 
  • St.Johns Ambulance Emergency First Aid for Sports Coaches 

Sunday 29 October (time to be confirmed) - Medway Park, Mill Rd, Gillingham ME7 1HF 

  • ASA Timekeepers Course 
  • Sports Coach UK – Safeguarding for Young Volunteers 

This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and have fun, enjoy yourself and to give you the confidence to stay involved in aquatics. 

To apply to join the Young Volunteers Programme in Kent, please complete the application form and return with payment to Bryony Gibbs, Swim England South East, 

For further information please contact Helen Mack on 07780 332279 or Helen.mack@southeastswimming.org

Young Volunteer Programme 2017-18 Kent.pdf

Young Volunteer Application 2017.18.docx

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