Volunteer with Active Schools Edinburgh

Active Schools Edinburgh has many opportunities to volunteer in a variety of roles across the city.  If you would like to more about the opportunities and benefits of volunteering with Active Schools, click here to view our Volunteer Flyer.

Some Current Opportunities

Volunteering with Children with Additional Support Needs.

Active Schools Edinburgh work with children with additional support needs who often need additional one to one or small group support within our after school sport and physical activity clubs.  Do you have experience of working with children with additional support needs or would you like to gain experience in this area?  We have a variety of training opportunities that you could access to support you in this role.  If you are interested please contact activeschools@ea.edin.sch.uk for more information.

Delivering Multi Sport Clubs to p1-3 Children

Active Schools are looking for volunteers to support the delivery of fun activity sessions for p1-3 children after school or at lunchtimes.  This means that sessions can be accessible to all.  You will be paired up with another volunteer and will be given session plans and resources to support your sessions.  Days and times will be discussed with you at the induction.

Full training will be provided.  These sessions will be fun, interactive and supportive where you can ask questions and work with other volunteers and get support from Active Schools.  We will cover an introduction to Active Schools and the volunteer roles, Safeguarding and Protecting Children, multi-sport session plans including practice delivery sessions, first aid and support and training that you will receive.

Please contact me for induction and training dates.  Training will be held at Forrester High School Community Lounge Tea/ coffee/ water and snacks will be provided.  Contact shona.clark@ea.edin.sch.uk to find out more.

Volunteer Handbook

Click on the Volunteer handbook image below to view a copy of our Volunteer Handbook.


Fit 2 Coach

Active Schools Edinburgh provide a wide range of training sessions available to ALL Coaches and Volunteers working across the Active Schools Edinburgh Network.  Please click here for information on courses available and how to book.

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