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Volunteering

VolunteeringAlmost 1.4 million Adult volunteers contribute at least 1 hour a week to volunteering in sport, creating a lot of additional man power that becomes vital to the success of sport in the UK. 

Do you want to volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to boost your CV, meet new people and enjoy new experiences.

To find out about local and national volunteering opportunities, you can register with WASP which will allow you access to our clubs and organisations who are looking for volunteers, both locally and nationally.

Register today and find out more about the volunteering opportunities - Register with WASP

Why register with WASP?
  • Receive targeted information about local sport and physical activity
  • Receive our regular newsletter 
  • Access to our training courses at discounted rates
  • Access to funding opportunities and job vacancies
  • Join RightCoach the county coach accreditation scheme for free!
Are you looking for volunteers?

Do you have a large event coming up and are relying on a volunteer workforce? Or maybe you are looking for a handful of volunteers to help deliver some community sport sessions?

WASP can promote your voluntary roles to our active database of over 2,500 registered individuals and make sure the word is spread!

To take advantage of this FREE service, please Register with WASP 

WASP also coordinate a range of programmes to support volunteers in all aspects of volunteering from officiating and coaching to traditional club committee roles. 

For information about volunteering programmes and opportunities please contact Rik@WiltsSport.org.uk about Young Volunteers DofE Apprentice Scheme and Alma@wiltssport.org.uk Young Aquatics Volunteer Programme.

Professional Workforce

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Sport England are working closely with The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) in producing a number of Professional Standards related to Coaching in the UK.

The new standards provide an agreed reference point of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of paid coaching assistants and coaches, and will not only inform the development of future coaching qualifications and training but also support the effective deployment of coaches. WASP are working with Sport England & CIMSPA to implement these standards at a local level.

CIMSPA is the lead body for workforce development in the UK's sport and physical activity sector.  They are backed by government, Sport England and over 250 employer and education partners. They are building great career pathways and a recognised and respected profession for everyone working in our sector.

 

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