Barnard Castle Cricket Club have a thriving junior section and run an All Stars program each summer. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to be trained as All Stars activators to work within a team of coaches to deliver an excellent program for our 5-8 year olds.
Working within a team to prepare, set up and organise drills for the children attending our All Stars program. Mainly on field support to children, helping deliver good sessions that are enjoyable for everyone. If desired, some help with administration could also be offered - keeping register, arranging helpers, etc.
Some interest in cricket is preferable.
1700-1830 each Friday evening at Barnard Castle Cricket Club from early May 2024 to mid July 2024 (exact details still to be confirmed)
Activator training is offered and compulsory for those wishing to have an Activator role within the All Stars Program.
Community Engagement: Volunteering allows you to become an active and engaged member of your local community. This can foster a sense of belonging and connection with others who share similar interests.
Skill Development: Volunteering provides an opportunity to develop and enhance various skills. Depending on your role, you may improve communication, leadership, teamwork, and organizational skills, all of which are valuable in both personal and professional life.
Passion and Interest: If you have a passion for cricket or sports in general, volunteering at a junior cricket club allows you to immerse yourself in an activity you love. This can make the volunteer experience more enjoyable and fulfilling.
Positive Impact on Youth: Volunteering with junior cricket programs allows you to make a positive impact on the lives of young people. You can contribute to their physical, social, and emotional development by fostering a love for sports and promoting important values like teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship.
Networking Opportunities: Volunteering often involves working with a diverse group of people, providing excellent networking opportunities. You can connect with fellow volunteers, parents, coaches, and other members of the community, expanding your social and professional circles.
Personal Satisfaction: Knowing that you are making a difference in the lives of young athletes and contributing to the community's well-being can bring a great sense of personal satisfaction and accomplishment.
Health Benefits: Depending on the nature of your volunteering role, you may also enjoy physical health benefits. For example, if you're involved in coaching or organizing events, you may find yourself more physically active.
An enhanced DBS is required (no charge)