Active for All Boccia Session Volunteer Assistant

Improving Lives Plymouth

Name: Active for All Boccia Session Volunteer Assistant
Organisation: Improving Lives Plymouth
Location: Plymouth Guild, Guild House, 156 Mannamead Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL3 5QL
Type: Part Time


(18+) Boccia is a target ball sport belonging to the same family as bowls. Boccia is a Paralympic sport, often played by people with disabilities, which can help players to improve their motor skills and concentration. Active for All deliver weekly Boccia sessions at Plymouth Life Centre. Volunteers are needed to support the sessions by assisting to referee the games and to support and encourage players to join in. Your role may also include completing attendance registers and collecting player subs.

Main Tasks:

1. Support staff and volunteers with the delivery of Boccia games.
2. Assist with setting up and putting away session equipment.
3. Assist with the general running of the session e.g. completing attendance registers.

This role is based at the Plymouth Life Centre.

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Organisation Description

Improving Lives Plymouth has been supporting people in Plymouth since 1907 with information, advice and practical support.

Our Charity's Vision
Supporting our service users to improve their quality of life.

Our Mission
To help individuals to shape their own solutions for a better quality of life by providing appropriate and accessible health and social care services.
To assist in the development of other voluntary and community organisations, particularly through enabling volunteering.

We have 8 service areas which are:

Volunteer Connections, Veterans Care Navigation Service, Sensory Solutions,
Long-Term Conditions Self-Management, Information and Advice,
Caring for Carers, Better Futures and Active for All

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Cause / Interests

  • Disability
  • Sport and Outdoor Activities

Types of Activity

  • General and Helping
  • Sports Development

Skills and Qualifications

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Paid
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: Yes
Offer: Support
Training: Yes
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, Trial Period, DBS Check