Calling all qualified sports massage FHT members. Parkinson’s UK is looking for volunteer massage therapists to support their series of cycling events across the country this summer – can you help?
There will be approximately 250 cyclists taking part to raise money for Parkinson’s UK. But it takes more than pedalling to keep the wheels turning!
- Providing post-race leg massage to cyclists to aid their recovery from the ride. Ideally approximately 20 minutes per cyclist.
- Congratulating cyclists on their achievement and speaking to them about the ride, including any injuries they may have sustained.
What skills do you need?
- Level 3 Sports Massage
Where and when is it?
- Dates: 2 July and 6 August, 2017
- 2 July – Ripley Castle, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 3AY
- 6 August – Torbrex Farm Road, Stirling, FK8 2PA
- Schedule: The event starts at 9am, with 3 distances; 19, 40 and 57 miles. Shifts will last for 5 hours – commencing at 10.30am and ending at 3.30-4pm.
They are committed to ensuring that no volunteer should find themselves out of pocket because of expenses incurred when carrying out activities on their behalf. As a volunteer, you can claim out of pocket expenses in line with Parkinson’s UK’s Volunteer Expenses Policy. They will also provide a sandwich lunch.
For more information and to take part please contact : Julia Selby, Events Project Manager – Cycling, Parkinson’s UK. T: 020 7963 9312 E: firstname.lastname@example.org