Sports and Disability Volunteering
Get involved facilitating sports sessions for young people with disabilities!
Various Locations
What is Sports and Disabilities?
Sports and Disabilities is a project aiming to make sport accessible to young people with disabilities by supporting Kingston students to facilitate sports sessions for them and in turn increasing their physical and mental wellbeing.
Details of projects available are below from Football, Swimming to Tennis, there is something for everyone!
What is your role?
  • Facilitate weekly or fortnightly sports sessions.
  • All training you need for your role will be provided.
  • Your travel expenses will be covered.
What will you gain?
  • Develop your leadership and communication skills
  • Develop your own CV through practical experience
  • Make a real lasting impact in someone else's life
What are the next steps
  1. Fill in this application form telling us why you’d like to be involved.
  2. You'll receive all the training you need to get started and be matched with a role.
  3. Make an impact, develop skills and experience, meeting new people and have fun!
All volunteer travel expenses are reimbursed.
By taking part you are also eligible for Kingston Award points for volunteering.
We strongly encourage applications from BME individuals and other under-represented groups.
Projects include:
Autism Multi Sports Club
  • Every Wednesday, 4pm -6pm
  • Tooting Leisure Centre, SW17 0NE
  • Multi Sports club for children with moderate to high functioning autism and Aspergers Syndrome. Great opportunity for any student wanting to gain experience working with children in sport, and children with disabilities.
Supported Swimming Session
  • Sundays (Fortnightly), 2 – 3pm
  • The Aspire Centre, SW18 5JU
  • Fun, unstructured swimming session where families can swim together and enjoy the water. Students interesting in Swimming teaching and coaching would benefit from this opportunity.
Disability Dance
  • Every Sunday, 10.30am – 12.15pm
  • Wandle Recreation Centre, SW18 4DN
  • Dance sessions in which children are joined by the parents to learn new dance moves and basic movements. Fun games are played and enjoyed by all! This activity would suit anybody looking to get into the creative arts and dance instruction.
Learning Disability Tennis
  • Every Tuesday, 7pm – 8.30pm
  • National Tennis Centre, SW15 5JQ
  • Tennis lessons for those with Learning Disabilities (fortnightly) and Visual impairments (fortnightly). The two sessions take place on alternate weeks at the National Tennis Centre. Ideal volunteering opportunity for anybody with any interest in Tennis.
Kingston Hub is committed to making our activities inclusive to all students. We can make reasonable adjustments to application processes, selection workshops, training sessions, volunteering projects and other activities on a case-by-case basis. We also provide ongoing support for the students we work with, so if you have particular accessibility needs, including special educational needs, please do get in touch with and let us know how we can make the activity more accessible.
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