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Helping young sports volunteers play their part

Supporting young people to volunteer in sport is vital   to ensure they have a positive experience and remain in volunteering as they get older. Understanding the different motivations young people have for getting involved in sports volunteering will be key to them having a positive experience. For some, this could include the chance to undertake leadership or coaching qualifications, for others it could be the chance to attend sport development meetings, the chance to be mentored or being recognised for their volunteering efforts.

Young Sports Volunteers can be rewarded with qualifications and training. Sports Leaders UK and Sports Coach UK both offer courses that can help support a volunteer’s development.

The Youth Sport Trust has identified the National Governing Body Leadership Pathways for a number of different sports.

Check out the Supporting Volunteers section on the Club Solutions website.

The Wales Council for Voluntary Action has a really useful information sheet on how to recruit, select and induct volunteers