Volunteering

Volunteers are the backbone of Athletics worldwide.

Without people willing to measure a Standing Long Jump, Coach the Under 11’s or set out the equipment early in the morning before a race or competition there would be no county leagues, no training sessions and no British Olympic Champions.

Middlesbrough AC (Mandale) is hugely indebted to all the club volunteers past and present who have enabled our club to achieve success and who continue to be the driving force behind our club.


Benefits of Volunteering at Middlesbrough AC (Mandale)

  • Learn New Skills

  • Great Start to athletics volunteering

  • Work as part of a team

  • Meet New People

  • Build Confidence

  • Have Fun & Feel Good

  • Give Something back

Volunteering at Middlesbrough AC (Mandale) can provide a great opportunity for young people and adults to work in a fun, safe and enjoyable environment. Previous experience is not essential, far more important is enthusiasm and energy.

In many cases, Middlesbrough AC (Mandale) provides parents with their first volunteering opportunities in sport. Additionally, young people, who may have recently been involved in athletics themselves, can enjoy the opportunity to volunteer, and give something back to their own coaches and team managers.

Middlesbrough AC (Mandale) is a brilliant environment for volunteers to build important skills with a focus on Fun & Enjoyment of the Sport.  It is widely recognised that volunteering in sport can boost happiness and well-being through involvement.

Get involved come join our band of volunteers

Be it for a few hours a week or an hour a year, if you are interested in volunteering more actively or want more information, please contact Marino at  maiddlesbroughmandale_development@outlook.com

Formal Qualifications are also available to those who wish to train and become athletics officials and coaches and further details can be seen on the U Coach website for coaching and on the Home Country Governing Body websites for officials.

Safeguarding Checks and DBS Processes

We require everyone in the club who has significant contact with children to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

You can apply for your DBS online through the portal myATHLETICS or by a postal version, Information about applying for a DBS to verify your documentation you will need to make an appointment with Kate our membership secretary.


 

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