Welcome to the University of Birmingham Sport Volunteer Newsletter.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Welcome to the University of Birmingham Sport Volunteer Newsletter. This newsletter will be sent once a month during the academic year and will provide you with the latest news and information regarding volunteering in sport including:
• Details of training courses and workshops
• New volunteer opportunities
Sport Facts – Did you know?
Tug of War was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920
The 2011 Tour De France route covered a total of 2,131.6miles
Training and Development Opportunities
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NEW! Volunteer Opportunities
Badminton Assistant Coach – Tuesdays 5.30pm-7.30pm
Based at Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School, Bournville, B30 1UL (Approximately 25min travel from Uni). You will provide assistance at the Performance Centre for the lower end level of players in the U15 age group. You will be provided with support and mentoring via our Badminton Head Coach so it’s a great opportunity to develop your coaching skills.
Assistant Swim Teacher/Poolside Helpers – Fridays 6.30pm-8.30pm. King Edwards School
Fox Hollies Swimming Club are looking for support to help deliver their teaching sessions. This includes providing coaching and general support poolside. Previous experience within a swimming environment is important but not necessarily as a coach.
Intervol – LAST CHANCE
Interested in volunteering overseas? Intervol deliver a sports project in Kenya that benefits some of the poorest children in the world while providing you with fantastic experiences never to be forgotten.
Contact Scott Carter via firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Deadline coming up soon so don’t miss out
‘Get Involved’ Sports & Recreation Fair
Friday 13th Jan, 11-3pm @ New Gym, Munrow Sports Centre
An opportunity to find out about the participation sports and activities available on campus
PSA Award Drop Ins
Friday 20th Jan at 11am and Thursday 26th Jan at 12pm
The Personal Skills Award team will be hosting drop-in sessions during January to answer your questions about PSA Points.
If you would like to ask questions about the PSA points process or are unsure how to complete the Points Declaration Form, the PSA team will be around campus to answer your questions. We will be available to talk 1:1, and discuss through any PSA queries you have.
You can find the full details of all of our sessions on campus at: http://www.as.bham.ac.uk/psa/events
For all volunteer opportunities or to ask any questions please contact:
Gary Yates, Volunteer Development Manager, University of Birmingham Sport
e: email@example.com, t: +44 (0)121 414 2274