‘One You’ Brisk Walking group leader - Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council

by James Clarke
5 years ago

‘One You’ Brisk Walking group leader

Are you:

A good listener
willing to learn new skills
able to motivate others
motivated about your own health and well-being

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate.

You will enable people in the community to get more active by regular brisk walking leading to jogging. If you are passionate about helping people to enjoy being active, then please apply!
Successful candidates will be given free training in return for delivery of a minimum of two 12-week programmes for inactive people living in Wolverhampton.

What you will do:

Provide a safe and enjoyable brisk walking experience for adults of any ability, size or shape
Plan and organise sessions with suitable routes, for groups of up to 12 people using England Athletics ‘RunTogether’ online portal
Deliver a safe and fun warm up and a cool down, including a demonstration and supervision of effective stretching
Help participants to set and achieve goals using the ‘Active 10’ brisk walking app
Adhere to essential health and safety when leading the group
Undertake any other duties that may be necessary, for the safety and security of group participants
Have access to a mobile phone for emergency use during sessions and have connectivity to the internet.


This role could be voluntary or you could decide to charge participants a nominal fee.

Hours of work are flexible to suit the candidate and participants.


Training will be provided free of charge. You will complete:

an England Athletics Leadership in Running Fitness qualification
a First Aid qualification
a DBS check

Additional benefits:

Enhance your CV
Gain qualifications and get a license to deliver in the community
Meet new people and develop your communication skills
Potentially develop your own business

Fore more information, please contact PublicHealth@wolverhampton.gov.uk.