Opportunity: Walk Lead Volunteer
Closing Date: -
As a volunteer walk leader you will be providing support and a listening ear, as well as providing an inclusive, safe, friendly and welcoming environment. You will play an integral part in supporting members of the community to become active but will also facilitate peer support amongst members of your groups. You may also run 1-1 sessions for those who are unable to attend group sessions.
1.Peer support – members keeping in touch with each other outside of the group and supporting each other
2.Confidence building – members who regularly attend sessions report feeling more confident in their communication and in meeting new people
3.Reducing anxiety – members who attend for the first time are often nervous. They report feeling welcomed and quickly being able to relax in the group or 1-1 session.
4.Increased physical activity – members are encouraged to continue physical activity outside of the groups and they report finding it easier to continue with, and try other activities