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Cambridge and Coleridge Athletics Club

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Cambridge and Coleridge Athletic Club welcomes athletes of all abilities and offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities!

Training Night Support

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Supporting coaches at athletic training sessions, particularly for the 11-14 year old age group. From late October to late February C&C runs indoor training sessions in the University of Cambridge Sports Centre. The sessions are between 6pm and 8pm on Mondays. We are particularly interested in young people who are willing to help these sessions be fun and safe for the children between 11 and 14 years old.

What skills do I need?

• A willingness to interact positively with young people and be able to learn from the coaches.

What will I gain?

• Life experience and have some enjoyment helping the children let off steam doing a healthy activity.

Training and support

You will supervised by a coach at all times. If you would like to take this further, then we would be willing to sponsor you doing the UK Athletics Coaching Assistant training.

Time commitment

2 hours a week minimum, definitely for the winter indoor period. Ideally as much of the outdoor period as possible too.

Travel Expenses


DBS (criminal records) check

None initially although it's desirable as you'll be under supervistion. However it would be required for the Coaching Assistant training

Volunteer reference

This opportunity will provide you with a Volunteer Reference.


Cambridge University Sports Centre – CB3 0FS winter Cambridge University Track – CB3 0EQ summer

Travel information

Approximately 45-minute walk and 15-minute cycle from the ARU Cambridge campus.

Wheelchair Access

This opportunity does have wheelchair access.
  • Your CampusCambridge
  • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Children and Youth, Sport and Recreation
  • FrequencyOn-Going
  • WhenMonday afternoon, Monday evening

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