Coaching and Volunteering

Across each year there are many coaching and volunteering opportunities available within Worcester City. The team supports coaches and volunteers of all ages and abilities to gain access to; training courses, placements, volunteer opportunities and paid work where possible.

We welcome volunteers to support each programme we develop. This not only supports the local Sport, Art, Play programmes across Worcester City, but it helps to provide invaluable experience to all who come on board.

We have strong links with Schools, Colleges, Universities, Sports clubs, Sports & Leisure Centres, Disability Sport Worcester, Play schemes and Community Sport Links within the City. Our Team and all of our partners offer many different ways for coaches and volunteers to become more active and engaged. If you have any questions or queries- please contact the Sport, Art, Play Development Team on sportsdevelopment@worcester.gov.uk or call 01905 722 317

For county wide coaching opportunities and questions, please contact Andrew Herbert, Head of Sport at the Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire on a.herbert@worc.ac.uk / 01905 542 032 or visit www.morethansport.com

Worcester Volunteer Centre

Worcester's Volunteer Centre is the perfect place to help you choose. With friendly and helpful staff the Volunteer Centre will help open your eyes to the amount of opportunities available out there and provide you with all the information needed to choose the right volunteering opportunity for you.

To find more information on the Worcester Volunteer Centre visit www.worcestervolunteercentre.org.uk. To talk to the Centre please call 01905 24741 or email enquiries@worcestervolunteercentre.org.uk.

Earn as you Learn in Sports

Earn as you Learn in Sports, is a University of Worcester programme that provides part time work and work experience placements for students. The scheme is designed to help underpin their studies whilst benefitting the local community. If your business or organisation would like to take advantage of this scheme, please contact Michelle Morgan on m.morgan@worc.ac.uk or 01905 855562

Club Leaders

Club Leaders is part of the Olympic Legacy programme, Places People Play, and provides free training and support to those doing the day-to-day running of community sport, helping create a robust, economically sustainable and enterprising club network.

Club Leaders is being delivered by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) who are working with Sport England to help improve business skills in sports clubs by bringing their knowledge and experience to the programme.

Registering with Club Leaders gives you access to all of the learning, support and networking opportunities.

Coaches

Are you a local coach? Are you interested in coaching or want to volunteer more? Not sure how to progress or make the most of your skills? The Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire are there to help! Through  http://www.morethansportcoaching.com/ you can find out more on coaching opportunities. Coach Web is a county coaching and volunteer forum/website where you can showcase your skills for organisations to see. You can access a wide range of subsidised and local training courses to develop your skill set. The Sports Partnership also provides a number of 'Coaching Bursaries' to support coaches or volunteers in achieving those expensive qualifications to progress further in a coaching career. Don't miss out!

Coaching Courses

The Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire work closely with the Local Authorities and National Governing Bodies to provide a wide range of courses for all to attend. To find out more and to book on to any of the courses, please visit The Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire Website

You can now have your say to what training courses you would like in your local area. You can request a wide range of new training opportunities that are not currently listed here or on the website following this quick and simple instructional video: http://youtu.be/VtrGMek0bvY.

For further questions on coaching courses or sport-specific courses, please contact the Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire on sphw@worc.ac.uk or call 01905 542 035

Local Artists

Want to get involved in music, dance, design, drama or more? Visit www.worcestershire.gov.uk and search for ‘arts' to get all up to date information or Visit www.slapmag.co.uk for more information.