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The Swim England North West (SENW) Young Volunteer Award (YVA) is designed to provide young people, between the ages of 14 and 17 the opportunity to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to prepare them as Volunteers within Aquatic Sport. The Award has been designed to suit young people from any Aquatic Discipline, (Swimming, Water Polo, Synchronised Swimming and Diving).
Young Volunteers (YV) must attend an Introduction Day and will then have 12 months from this date to complete the course (the course must be completed prior to the YV’s 18th Birthday).
The Award aims to:
The YVA is comprised of a number of workshops and modules:
Post Course Knowledge of Volunteering
SENW have been recognised by The DofE as a (DofE) centre which means that as an organisation we are able to offer the Volunteering, Physical and Skills sections of the DofE Awards. Any person wishing to complete their DofE Awards will need to find another centre that can offer the Expedition Section of their Award.
Many students are fortunate enough to be able to take part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award via their Secondary School, however others may not be in a position to take part due to their school not participating. There is a way you can still take part in this exciting opportunity, please contact SENW Regional Office for further information email@example.com
Course requirements are:
Code of Conduct – please ensure this is signed by the Young Volunteer and handed into the Team Manager when you sign in on the day.
Health Form – please ensure this is completed and handed to the Team Manager when you sign in on the day.
Photographic Consent Form– please ensure this form is completed and handed to the Team Manager when you sign in on the day.
To secure your place on the Introduction Day, please complete the information required below and make payment.
The closing date for this event is 9am Thursday 28th May 2020, or once the course is full.
Note for Parents – unfortunately due to Safeguarding restrictions parents will not be able to stay at the venue.