Activity Session Leader

The re:fresh service offers the people of Blackburn with Darwen the opportunity to access a huge range of leisure, health and well-being activities, sports activities, health and dietary advice plus much more.

We are seeking a Session Leader to volunteer with us who will:

  • Be confident enough to develop the skills this role requires and who would be able to deliver physical activity sessions within the community
  • Be confident in a session environment, this could be a sports and fitness session, or activities such as leading walks or running sessions.
  • Offer a substantial commitment to delivering a session on a weekly basis.

This position requires an Enhanced DBS check and 2 references.

Previous experience of leading a group or support session volunteer role is beneficial.

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  • To lead a group activity
  • To brief all participants at the start & end of the session
  • To complete registers at every session
  • To comply with all health & safety regulations and report any hazards or risks identified
  • To complete all relevant training needed to be the activity leader

Required Qualities:

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Have a confident, friendly and approachable manner
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Positive & enthusiastic


  • Emergency First Aid course
  • Level 2 RSPH Encouraging Physical Activity
  • Specific fitness qualification e.g. Walk leader, Sports Leaders, Archery, Chair based exercise, ETM, Gym Instructor
  • Volunteer Learning Passport modules
  • Infection and Prevention Awareness


Required Age:

18 years +


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Blackburn with Darwen

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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