Stuart Thomson

Volunteer Coordinator

Me & My Role:

The Sports Volunteer Project aims to increase sport and physical activity in the Prestonpans, Musselburgh and Tranent areas by increasing the number of people volunteering with a local sports club or at a community sports event.


How we can help

  • Provide a supported pathway to volunteering opportunities.

  • Give access training (first aid, admin, catering etc) & Coach Education (UKCC, SFA. Fit2Coach, etc).

  • Identify opportunities that meet the interests and availability of the volunteer.


Key benefits for the volunteer

  • Gain experience

  • Use their skills & gain new ones

  • Sense of achievement

  • Do something you enjoy

  • Gain a Saltire Award

  • Get a certificate

  • Improve self-confidence 


Who is it for?

  • People, young or old, looking to help their community develop employability skills

  • Sports students looking for practical experience or a placement

  • Individuals interested in a sports related career

  • Coaches wanting to increase their coaching qualifications

  • Anyone looking for a sports role within a local sports club.

      For example: coach, talent scout, sport psychologist, strength & condition coach, sport therapist,         

       physiotherapist, match analysis, etc

  • Anyone wanting to help their local sports club in a support role.

      For example: admin, catering, ground maintenance, media, marketing & fundraising, mini bus drivers, web         design & social media, finance, event staff, journalism, etc

Contact Number: Mobile - 

                                 Office - 01875 815 221

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The Pennypit Community Development Trust (SC042187)