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Sports Mentor for young people

Special Friends Sports Trust
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"Making Sport available to disadvantaged young people in Canterbury"

Special Friends Sports Trust is charitable trust that serves to support disadvantaged young people aged 8-12 to participate in Sport and Physical activity by removing the barriers that prevent them from participating

A Sports Mentor with Special Friends Sports Trust is a young person's number one fan supporting them to find a sport or activity they want to pursue and seek to remove the barriers that prevent young people from participating (fees, gear, transport etc)

Sport and physical activity have proven benefits for enhancing our sense of belonging, connecting people and overall wellbeing. A mentor will have unique opportunity to impact the lives of young people who need it most.

As a mentor you will be supported with;

  • training
  • Re-imbursement of costs
  • Petrol vouchers
  • Supervision from the current director

To apply please email [email protected]