Become a Fire Fit Volunteer in 2017 and make a difference

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Become a Fire Fit Volunteer in 2017 and make a difference

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Looking for something challenging and rewarding to do in 2017 where you can really make a difference?

Why not add working with young people to your New Year's Resolution list and become a Fire Fit Volunteer!

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is looking to recruit a group of Fire Fit volunteers to work with its Cheshire Fire Cadet units, RESPECT programmes and Prince's Trust Team members to deliver healthy eating and active sessions.

In exchange for their time, volunteers will get training towards a Level One Sports Leader Award, emergency first aid certificate and Level One award in food hygiene.

Tamsen Lesko, the Service's Prince's Trust co-ordinator, said: "We want to promote a healthy lifestyle to the children and young people we come into contact with so need between 12 and 15 people who are aged 18 and over to help.

They will be required to take part in a two week Fire Fit Programme commencing February 6th in Winsford and volunteer hours are flexible to suit people's availability."

Duties will include:
Liaising with youth programme leaders
Implementing basic levels of activity
Delivering advice on nutrition
Raising awareness of the benefits of an active lifestyle

Uniform and ID will be issued and volunteer hours will be flexible to suit your availability including day and evening sessions.

Fire cadets are aged between 12 and 17 and each fire station has a unit which provides an insight into working within a uniformed service, providing an exciting and unique opportunity to develop both personal and social skills by promoting self-discipline, team work, citizenship and wellbeing.

The Prince's Trust Programme is a 12-week personal development course for 16 to 25 year olds.

This is a FREE personal development course that helps young people develop and improve skills in key areas such as confidence, working with others and job search skills.

For more information please contact Tamsen Lesko on 01606 868700 or email tamsen.lesko@cheshirefire.gov.uk to register your interest.

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