Become A Volunteer

Bums Off Seats 3

Bums Off Seats 3

Become a Volunteer: What are we looking for?

People who:
  • enjoy walking
  • are friendly and sociable
  • would enjoy encouraging others to take the first step to walking for health
  • are reliable
  • have around 1 and a half hours available each week

What can we offer you?

The Bums off Seats project offers:
  • an opportunity to meet new people and make new friends
  • a chance to help others enjoy local walks
  • fresh air and exercise
  • experience of leading and supporting others
  • an opportunity to be part of team of walk leaders across Fife and across Scotland
  • suitable training and continued support



First Aid Training

First Aid Training

Volunteer Training: One day training course

This one day course (also available as 2 half days) is designed to give you the confidence to be a Walk Leader. You will be given the tools to design a safe walk, create a welcoming environment, safely lead a walk and give relevant health information.
What to expect
Course content:
  • welcoming session
  • what is a Health Walk?
  • health walk (you will need to be prepared for outdoor walking)
  • the role of the walk leader
  • route planning and risk assessments
  • first aid training is also available

Interested? Then why not...

Join one of our walks and see for yourself what it is all about. Chat to other walkers and walk leaders. Copies of all the current walk programmes are available online or by calling 01592 583343.
If you think you might like to be a volunteer walk leader, apply online or call us for an informal chat. Just fill out this form giving us some initial information about yourself and we'll be in touch within two weeks to dicsuss how you can help.
Vivienne McNiven, Bums Off Seats Project Officer 
Tel: 01592 583343 Fax: 01592 583647 Contact Vivienne McNiven online
By Post: Rothesay House Rothesay Place Glenrothes Fife KY7 5PQ

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