Healthy walks take place across the New Forest on a regular basis, some weekly, some monthly. They are run by volunteer walk leaders who lead the walk and act as back markers for the group, plan routes and ensure all walkers are catered for.
Ideally you would lead (or help out with) a walk a minimum of once a month but could be up to once a week.
You will have the opportunity to attend a free one day training course to become a qualified walk leader and will receive regular support form the Healthy Walks Coordinator
This is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the New Forest and help others to get walking and improve their fitness. Please contact us for more details of the specific walks in your area.
Talking to others and listening. Enjoy walking and meeting new people.
- Age restrictions
Over 18 only
- DBS check required
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 23/08/2017
End Date: 23/08/2021
The frequency of the walks varies in each area, some are weekly, whilst others are monthly. Most walks start from the same location although others vary a little around a particular area. Please get in touch for more specific details on each individual walk. You will also be asked to attend a free, fun one-day training course.
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