Volunteer helper for Keep Fit Classes

Sussex MS Centre

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The Sussex MS Centre is a small, inclusive, self-help, independently funded Centre supporting people with Multiple Sclerosis. We offer drug free therapies such as Oxygen Therapy, Acupuncture, Massage and Shiatsu, and exercise classes including Keep Fit, Pilates and Yoga. Our aims are to maintain flexibility, mobility, and provide pain relief promoting well-being and a positive attitude for those with MS.

We are looking for people who would be happy to volunteer in our keep Fit Classes to help our Keep Fit teacher Lynne.

We have a class at 9.15am and 10.30am on Tuesdays and 1.30pm on Thursdays

The help entails getting out equipment and ensuring it is ready for classes. Helping with fire evacuation should the occasion ever arise. Helping our members who may need a little help to achieve the exercises they'd like to do and ultimately improve their mobility and fitness levels and mental health.

Skills

No experience required but it would help to be interested in health and exercise.

Benefits

Being part of a small team.

Helping people with MS and sometimes other conditions and to reap the benefits from an exercise class.



Practical Considerations

Travelling by car:

Having travelled down the Old Shoreham Road (A270) or the coast Road (A259) and reached Southwick, the Centre is signposted on the corner of Croft Avenue just off Southwick Street.

Drive along Croft Avenue and at the end (mini roundabout)  turn left into the park (Southwick Recreation Ground).  Follow the road, turning right past the bowls club and keep going to the car park at the very end on your left and you will see the Centre.

Travelling by bus:

There are a number of buses that stop near the Centre including the 60, 46 and 700.

For real-time information on buses stopping near the Centre visit Brighton and Hove Buses. The 700 bus is operated by Stagecoach and covers the Brighton-Worthing-Littlehampton area. Once you have arrived you need to make your way to Croft Avenue.

The MS Centre is signposted on the corner of the avenue, just off Southwick Street. Go to the end of Croft Avenue and turn left at the mini roundabout into the park (Southwick Recreation Ground).  Follow the road, turning right past the bowls club and keep going to the car park at the very end on your left and you will see the Centre.

Travelling by rail:

We are a seven minute walk from Southwick rail station. To take a taxi call Southwick Taxis on 01273-595959.

You can check the times of trains on the Southern Railway here. Once you have arrived you need to turn left out of the station to make your way to Croft Avenue.

The MS Centre is signposted on the corner of the avenue, just off Southwick Street. Go to the end of Croft Avenue and turn left at the mini roundabout into the park (Southwick Recreation Ground).  Follow the road, turning right past the bowls club and keep going to the car park at the very end on your left and you will see the Centre.

Taxis:

Southwick Taxis 01273-595959

Brighton and Hove Council provide information on wheelchair accessible taxis in their area on their taxi licensing public register.

For information on wheelchair accessible transport (taxis, Dial-a-Ride etc) in the Adur area please visit the Adur and Worthing Council's website.

When do I need to be available?

Details 9.15 & 10.30am classes on Tuesdays 1.30 and 2.30pm classes on Thursday
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Croft Avenue
Southwick Recreation Ground
Southwick
West Sussex
BN42 4AB

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training