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GM Event Leaders- Training

As part of our new Volunteer and leadership programme for 2017/18 academic year, GreaterSport is supporting students aged 16-25 to develop themselves in the field of leadership. The programme will support students with training, volunteer opportunities and rewards to support their development and pathways to employment.

Each student will be provided with a Sports Leaders 'Go Lead' award.
Recieve appropriate training to support the School Games.
Volunteer opportunities to gain valuable experience within school sport and events.
Rewards for volunteering

There will be two full training days taking place on Friday 8th December 2017 and Friday 20th April 2018, this will include:

Sports Leaders 'Go Lead' Award- part 1 on 8th December and part 2 on 20th April.
Safeguarding and Protecting Children
There will be a School Games induction on Thursday 15th March 2018 for Students who are supporting competitions at the Winter School Games on Tuesday 20th March 2018 and Thursday 28th June for students who are supporting competitions at the Summer Games on Friday 6th July 2018.

Volunteer Requirements:

Register on the student volunteer database:
Attend both parts of the Sports Leaders Go Lead training
Complete a minimum of 12 volunteer hours either at the school games or in a community setting.
Attend a School Games induction
Volunteer as an Event Leader at either the Winter Games on 20th March 2018 or Summer Games on 6th July.
If you would like to register onto the programme please visit:

There will be a deposit of £40pp which is refundable once the volunteer requirements have been fulfilled.

Armitage Centre Ltd, M146HE

T-Shirt Rewards based on volunteer hours (you will need to sign up to the student volunteer database and log your hours there).

Passion, motivation and enthusiasm to develop personal skills


You must be over 16 years old You must be under 25years old Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible

Open from Friday 8th December 2017 to Friday 20th April 2018

Closing on Thursday 16th November 2017 in -313 days.

offered by GreaterSport

Latest Feedback

Left on Sunday 8th July 2018 for GM School Games Event Support Volunteer

Great day spent volunteering at the BMX event. Wonderful to see how much the children enjoyed the experience.

Left on Sunday 8th July 2018 for GM School Games Event Support Volunteer

I had a great time.

Left on Friday 6th July 2018 for GM School Games Event Support Volunteer

Softball - well organised and ran well

Left on Wednesday 30th May 2018 for Run in the Dark 2017 - Etihad Campus


Left on Sunday 20th May 2018 for Urban Attack - BURRS COUNTRY PARK

Great event, well organised enjoyable day tho did get sunburnt.

Left on Monday 1st January 2018 for Run in the Dark 2017 - Etihad Campus

Fun event. Would recommend



Friday, 08 December 2017

Starting at 09:00 for 6 hours


Friday, 20 April 2018

Starting at 09:00 for 3 hours