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Not Just Football - Hackney Cycling Club



Details of the Charity:

We are a not-for-profit organisation that offers sports recreation and physical activities for all.

We specialise in:

  • Sport and Recreation Education and Training
  • Providing grassroots activities for hard to reach communities
  • Health activity provision for those with health related challenges/ working with the NHS to offer physical activities for over 50’s.

ARDP Hackney is an affiliate of the Cycling Club Hackney (http://www.cyclingclubhackney.co.uk/), a cycling club currently offering racing opportunities to individuals in the Hackney and surrounding areas.  ARDP stand for Aspiring Rider Development Project - with a specific focus on ethnic minorities, women and refugees.  There are 3 young men from Eritria who are cycling for ARDP as well as a 1 young female, 2 Hackney-born boys from the African-Caribbean community and a number of other young people who may not consider cycling as a sport - but who engage in cycling as a daily activity.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

The club has a summer season of cycling outdoor road races and a winter indoor series of races and an indoor league at the Olympic Velodrome. Not Just Football is supporting ARDP cycling club by offering a weekly sports injuries drop in clinic for the cyclists to get Sports Science and Sports Therapy support.  In addition on specific racing days - there will be a cycling Soigneur duties to be carried out.

We are currently looking for Sports Therapy and Sports Science Students to attend and support the Weekly drop in Clinic.  We are also offering roles on cycling race days to support the riders in the role of a Soigneur.

Skills Required:

  • Sports Therapy/ Sports Science student
  • Knowledge of sports/ sports injuries
  • Proactive
  • Hardworking

Additional Benefits:

  • All hours volunteered will be recorded on your H.E.A.R – which goes on your permanent university record
  • Hours volunteered will contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which leads to an invitation to the Brunel Volunteers Award Ceremony
  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?