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We are currently updating our sport and leisure opportunities, if you are an organisation please register on Volunteer Connect with the role. The list below is out of date, although volunteer opportunities might still be available. 

Beaminster

Beaminster Community Swimming Pool

Location: B-Fit Leisure Centre, Beaminster Community School, Newtown, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3EP

Contact: 01308 861911

Email: Bfit.manager@yahoo.com

Website: Beaminster Community Swimming Pool

Activities: General Support, Swimming

Assistant lifesavers for the community swimming pool, to work alongside the life-savers, checking floats and other tasks.

Blandford Forum

Hanford Riding for the Disabled

Location: Hanford School, Child Okeford, Blandford, Dorset, DT11 8HN

Contact: 01258 473404

Email: stella@fiddleford.freeserve.co.uk

Website: The Hanford School

Activities: Disability, General Sports, Horse Riding

Volunteers needed to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to ride in order to improve their health and well-being.

Milton Abbas Riding for The Disabled

Location: Milton Abbas, Dorset

Contact: Liz Platten 01258 881650

Email: Liz Platten

Website: Milton Abbas Riding for The Disabled

Activities: Disability, General Sports, Horse Riding

Milton Abbas Riding for The Disabled require volunteers to help with their disabled riders as side walkers and to lead ponies on walks. Sessions are during the weekdays and are term time only.

Pimperne Sports Society

Location: Pimperne, Dorset

Contact: Mr John Truswell 07775673060

Email: johnny-t@uwclub.net

Website: Pimperne Sports Society

Activities: Cricket, Football, General Support

We would like to find a volunteer to take on various practical tasks such as strimming and mowing, DIY and maintenance and generally help out.

Dorchester

Dorchester Athletic Club

Location:Dorchester, Dorset

Contact: Lindsay Hole or Mike T Furse 07887782005 or 01305 269482

Email: woodlands20@hotmail.com

Website: Dorchester Athletic Club

Activities: Athletics, Coaching, First Aid, General Support, Officials

To provide for all aspects of athletics for appropriate competitions for everyone. To provide coaching in athletic events.

Dorchester Magpies Football Club

Location: Dorchester, Dorset

Contact: Annie Greenslade 01305262451

Website: Dorchester Football Club

Activities: Football, Officials

Steward at the Magpies Football Club - To keep order before, during and after the football match, to assist where needed and be friendly and helpful. Although this is a voluntary position yoi will receieve 4 drinks vouchers and there is usually food available after the match.

Dorchester Rugby Club

Location:Coburg Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HX

Contact:Rugby club

Email: On Website

Website: Dorchester Rugby Club

Activities: General Support, Rugby

Dorchester Rugby Club is looking for a Greens Keeper to help care for the greens fortnightly.

Dorchester Tigers Basketball Club

Location: Dorchester, Dorset

Contact: Demelza Roberts 01305 259389

Email: demelzaroberts@aol.com

Website: Dorchester Tigers Basketball Club

Activities: Administration, Basketball, General Support

Dorchester Tigers is looking for a secretary to welcome players, register them and collect fee's.

Dorset

Impact Athletic

Location: Dorset

Contact: Trudi Carter 07971453759

Email: tc@impactathletics.org.uk

Website: Impact Athletic

Activities: Athletics, Coaching

4 Assistant Coaches are needed to assist the Head Coach in delivering coaching in athletics to 8-13 year olds. The Head Coach will provide information as to what is required for each session and will mentor new coaches.

Sported

Location: Dorset

Contact: 0207 389 911

Email: volunteer@sported.org.uk

Website: Sported

Activities:General Sports, Mentoring

Sported is recruiting volunteer Mentors in Dorset to add to their existing team in other counties. As a volunteer Sported Mentor you will work behind the scenes with people from community and voluntary groups who are running a sports project.

Poole

Poole Athletic Club

Location: Poole, Dorset

Contact: Lyndsay 07887782005

Email: woodlands20@hotmail.com

Website: Poole Athletic Club

Activities:Athletics, Coaching, General Support

We would like to find volunteers to help with club management, including events management and kit design. New volunteers and new ideas welcome. We would like to recruit more volunteers for coaching support which could include undertaking an initial coach

Sturminster Newton

Sturfit - Sturminster Newton Leisure Centre

Location: Honeymead Lane, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1EW

Contact: Rosie Wallis 01258 471831

Website: Sturminster Newton Leisure Centre

Email: info@sturfit.org

Activities: Administration, General Sports

We need volunteers for manning reception desk, answering queries, general upkeep, maintaining accident book. Note any problem encountered to aid development of role and centre, ensuring school safeguarding policy is adhered to. ensuring security of premises.

Sturminster Newton Amateur Boxing Club

Location: Dorset

Contact: Shaun Weeks 07817243101

Email: sturabc@aol.com

Website: Sturminster Newton Amateur Boxing Club

Activities: Boxing, General Support

Working with young people in the boxing club, or helping with the running of the club. Helping organise events and general support to the committee.

Swanage

Swanage Walking for Health Group

Location: Swanage, Dorset

Contact: David Sharpe 01929 475692

Website: Swanage Walking For Health

Email: davidrosesharpe@talktalk.net

Activities: Walking

We need volunteers to lead or assist with walks and take part in the planning of the walks programme which operate on Tuesdays in and around Swanage.

Weymouth

Weymouth & St. Paul Harriers & Athletic Club

Location: Weymouth, Dorset

Contact: Sarah Fraher 01305 813551

Email: info@wsphandac.co.uk

Website: Weymouth & St. Paul Harriers & Athletic Club

Activities: Athletics, Coaching, Officials

We would like to recruit more volunteers to be track and field officials for events and club meetings. Qualified of willing to train. We need more volunteer coaches to help with our busy sports club. We have various teams and programmes. Qualified coaches

Wimborne

Wimborne Athletic Club

Location: Wimborne, Dorset

Contact: Peter Impett

Email: peterimpett@hotmail.com

Website: Wimborne Athletic Club

Activities: Administration, Athletics, First Aid, General Support, Officials

We need more volunteer Track and Field Officials and helpers to support league and open meetings at this busy sports club. We would like to find more qualified First Aiders to provide a rota of first aid cover at training sessions and events.

Yeovil

Apollo Swimming Club for the Physically Disabled

Location: Yeovil, Dorset

Contact: Colin Vickery 01935 479992 or 01935 703060

Email: info@apolloswimmingclub.org.uk

Website: Apollo Swimming Club for the Physically Disabled

Activities: Disability, Swimming

Pool helpers have fun helping disabled people enjoy themselves in the water make friends and take part in the other social activities of the Apollo Club on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings + galas and other social events.

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