ALLAMBIE – Junior Boccia – Fridays 4-5pm

Boccia is a Paralympic sport, similar to lawn bowls. It's an inclusive, skilful and strategic sport played indoors predominately by people who use wheelchairs. 

Every Friday, our Sports Development team work with young people with disabilities (aged 13-18 years) to learn and develop their Boccia playing skills.

The program also includes team activities and friendly games for participants to practice playing competitive games.

Our team require a volunteer to support the program each week during the NSW school Term 4, 2020.

WHAT DOES THE PROGRAM INVOLVE?

Our experienced sports team runs the Junior Boccia program to support young people to:

  • Learn and develop the basic skills of Boccia
  • Participate in team activities with other aspiring Boccia players
  • Practise match play in friendly games and learn basic rules of the game
  • Make new friends and have fun
  • Put new skills into action

PROGRAM DETAILS

DATE:  Every Friday from 16 October to 11 December, 2020

TIME:  4-5pm

LOCATION:  Cerebral Palsy Alliance - 187 Allambie Road, Allambie Heights

NOTE

  • Volunteers will be advised in writing of CPA’s safe operating procedures, and will be required to follow accordingly
  • All CPA sites conduct daily temperature checks and visitors/staff/volunteers must answer series of check-list questions on arrival each day
  • Pending the current situation, volunteers in client-facing roles may be required to wear personal protection equipment (PPE) provided by CPA.

 

VOLUNTEER ROLE

  • Assist our Sports team to implement the Junior Boccia program
  • Encourage, motive and support clients to take part in activities
  • Help set up and pack down equipment as needed

 

BENEFITS OF THE ROLE

  • Gain first-hand experience supporting young people with a disability to get more involved in sport
  • Receive support from our experienced sports staff
  • Experience the positive impact of making a real difference in the lives of participants

If this rewarding role is of interest to you, please contact Jodie Collins:

E: jcollins@cerebralpalsy.org.au

T: 02 9975 8760

Click here to find out more about Cerebral Palsy Alliance's Junior Boccia program.

NOTE - Allied Health Students

If you’re an allied health student still studying, a volunteer role like this will support you to gain skills and experience that will be invaluable when you’re ready to take on your first professional role.

 

This position is subject to a compulsory Working with Children Check

Contact

Jodie Collins

Email jcollins@cerebralpalsy.org.au

Call 0428 539 461