Young Volunteers 2016

 

Young Volunteer Program

West Midlands Region are now holding a series of Zoom sessions for the Young Volunteer Program. Please contact midlands@swimming.org for more information or to go on waiting list.

Previous County version included......

A series of courses aimed to give our 14 - 17 yr olds confidence and knowledge to be able to help out at their club.

 

1. Aquatic Helpers Course includes areas such as Child Protection, Different ways to learn, different communcation methods.

Also recently added a small section on being a chaperone at galas.

2. Timekeepers Course. 1st step on the officiating ladder would be qualified to Timekeep at a Level 4 meet.

3. Ist Aid Awareness Course.

to include

Incident Management
How to manage an unconscious casualty, breathing and not breathing (CPR)
AED awareness
Seizure management
Choking
How to treat a bleed and apply a dressing

 

 

Followed by 10 hours of volunteering including helping at a County event.

Following on from that the Young Volunteers are offered the opportunity to train as a Judge Level 1.

For more information contact Mandy Garrott