Women and Children’s Swimming Volunteers

Role Purpose: To support newcomer women and children to access the swimming pool and get active in Edinburgh within a sociable and friendly swimming group.
Commitment: Fridays, 3.30-5pm. Volunteers are expected to sign up to a minimum of 2 sessions per month.
Skills and Qualities Needed: Passionate about sport and fitness- particularly swimming. An interest in supporting others and good communication skills. Patient, reliable and flexible. Respect and interest in different cultures. Commitment to the vision and the values of The Welcoming.

Training and Support: Informal induction and on-going support offered.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete this volunteer application form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Cycling for Newcomers Volunteer

Role Purpose: To map and lead monthly bike rides for Cycling for Newcomers.
Commitment: Monthly Monday afternoons plus some Saturdays. Volunteers are required to commit to at least one bike ride per month.
Skills and Qualities Needed: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Basic bike maintenance skills and knowledge of first aid. Excellent knowledge of local cycle routes. Exemplary cycling knowledge and road safety knowledge. Commitment to the vision and the values of The Welcoming.

Training and Support: Induction and on-going support offered.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete this volunteer application form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Welcoming Jogging Volunteer

Role Purpose: To map and lead weekly jogging groups on safe and accessible routes across Edinburgh.
Commitment: Weekly for 1.5hours- however this may be shared between a number of volunteers. The Welcoming Jogging Group will take place on a weekday evening (TBC)
Skills and Qualities Needed: Experience in leading a jogging group and excellent knowledge of local jogging groups. Exemplary jogging and road safety knowledge. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of first aid. Commitment to the vision and the values of The Welcoming.

Training and Support: Induction and on-going support offered.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete this volunteer application form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.