Opportunity: Volunteer Personal Trainer

Organisation Name: Happy Days

Organisation Name: Happy Days
ellen@happydaysuk.org
Phone: 01422 381316
Cause/Interest: Homelessness and housing, Sport and recreation
Listing End Date:
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Leadership, Teamwork
Type Of Activity: Sports and coaching
Additional/Specific Suitability: Doing with a friend, University students, Those looking for work
Age/Gender Restrictions:
Directions:
Geographical Area(s): Calderdale
Opportunity Type: Location
Requirements And Benefits: Happy Days UK - Bringing Hope to the homeless through Community & Social Enterprise

Volunteer Role Title: Volunteer Personal Trainer
Location: Various – depending on where this can be carried out.
Day/Time: One hour per week for approx. six residents. (day/time to be agreed)

About HappyDays: We support homeless and at-risk individuals through the provision of supported community housing, access to skills enhancement and opportunities to gain employment; nurturing them into living purposeful lives for the benefit of themselves and their community.
Details of the Project:
Details of the project:
Work alongside paid staff to provide a programme of meaningful training based on the residents' requirements, and what fitness levels they can realistically achieve.

Volunteer Responsibilities:
• Run 1-2-1 or group fitness sessions for our residents using local outdoor spaces. We would suggest sessions should last between 30-40 minutes.
• Motivate the people we support to improve their wellbeing and physical health.
• Provide our residents with directions on how to exercise.
• Help to reduce social isolation through engaging people in physical activity.
• Develop appropriate training programmes with them based on their ability and needs.

Volunteer Person Spec:
● Be reliable, committed, professional.
● Well presented.
● High standard of working practice.
● Have a genuine interest in improving the lives of others.
● Understand the charity aims and objectives.
● Be able to work in different locations and with a wide variety of people with different needs and requirements.
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Leadership, Teamwork
Times For The Opportunity: Any
Volunteer Commitment: Long term (Commitment of at least 6 months expected), Part time (18 hours per week)