Allambie – Boccia (Mon, Wed or Fri)

Boccia is a Paralympic sport similar to lawn bowls and suitable for people who use wheelchairs.

Our Sports team are now seeking volunteers to support their weekday morning Boccia programs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

As a volunteer, you will play an important role in supporting participants to practice and develop their skills; prepare for competitions; not to mention have loads of fun!

 

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • DAYS: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays
  • DATES:  Starting from week of 12 October, 2020 
  • TIME: 9am - 12 Noon
  • LOCATION: Cerebral Palsy Alliance - 187 Allambie Road, Allambie Heights

 

VOLUNTEER ROLE

  • Support CPA's Sports team to deliver a fun and engaging sports program for adults aged 30-60+ years
  • Learn how to support adults with a range of disabilites to develop and practice their Boccia game play skills
  • Support and follow instructions from individual players as ramp assistants when required
  • Use your interest in sport to help improve the problem-solving skills, confidence and social participation for players

 

BENEFITS OF THE ROLE

  • Learn from CPA's experienced staff
  • Use and learn new skills to enhance inclusion for people with a range of disabilities
  • Gain hands-on experience in giving back to the local community
  • Experience the real-life impact of providing a chance for adults with a disability to enjoy a positive experience with sport (often for the first time)

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Enthusiastic and fun attitude
  • Willingness to undertake Working with Children and Police Checks
  • Complete a 90 minute NDIS online training module (prior to starting your role)
  • Attend a Volunteer Induction session prior to your start date
  • Comply with CPA’s COVID-19 safe working guidelines

 

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

E: jcollins@cerebralpalsy.org.au

T: 02 9975 8760

 

NOTE - Students

If you’re studying a sports, recreation or allied health  course, 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