Special Olympics North Shropshire is part of Special Olympics Great Britain which provides weekly training opportunities as well as opportunities to compete in a number of different sports for people with a learning disability from the age of 8 upwards. Here in North Shropshire we provide weekly coaching in five different sports. Badminton, Table tennis and Swimming on Monday nights at Oswestry Leisure Centre and Athletics and Boccia on Wednesday nights at the Derwen College sports hall.

We need a driver to take us to competitions a few times a year. These are usually on a Saturday and/or Sunday. 

Mileage expenses covered to collect and return mini bus.

What skills do I need?

  • A certain degree of physical fitness is needed
  • The driver works as part of the team
  • The driver needs to be reliable and punctual
  • Prepared to travel countywide
  • A people person¬†

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  • Community Transport
  • Disability
  • Fitness and Sport
  • Support Groups


  • Driving
  • Sports Volunteering


  • Certificate of public and employers liability that covers young people in all their activities with you
  • Complaints Policy and procedures
  • DBS Policy for staff and volunteers
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Regular Risk assessments of the work environment
  • Safeguarding
  • Volunteer Task/Role description
  • Volunteering Policy & Agreements
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 20/02/2024

End Date: 20/02/2025

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No Yes Yes
Afternoon No No No No No Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No Yes Yes

Availability Details

Competitions are usually Saturday and/or Sunday


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