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YAOA Candidate Competency Form25th March 2010The YAOA Candidate Competency Form for volunteersThe YAOA Candidate Competency Form for volunteers
Working with Disabled Volunteers11th February 2011Working with Disabled VolunteersWorking with Disabled Volunteers
Good Club Guide - Treasurer (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Treasurer (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Workforce Co-ordinator (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Workforce Co-ordinator (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Chair Person (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Chair Person (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Welfare Officer (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Welfare Officer (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Club Captain (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Club Captain (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Team Manager (Colour)4th April 2011This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Secretary (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Secretary (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Funding/Sponsorship Officer (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Funding/Sponsorship Officer (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Marketing/Promotions and Press Officer (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Marketing/Promotions and Press Officer (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
ASA Aquatic Helper Certificate Registration Form31st August 2011Find the ASA Aquatic Helper Certificate Registration form hereFind the ASA Aquatic Helper Certificate Registration form here
ASA Youth Forum - Chair role description7th November 2012A role description of the chair position in the ASA Youth Forum. The ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them
ASA Youth Forum - Secretary role description7th November 2012A role description of the secretary position in the ASA Youth Forum. The ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them
ASA Youth Forum - Vice Chair role description7th November 2012A role description of the vice chair position in the ASA Youth ForumA role description of the vice chair position in the ASA Youth Forum. The ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them
ASA Youth Forum - Member role description7th November 2012A role description of the member position in the ASA Youth Forum. The ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them
Team manager course registration form4th December 2012Volunteers' registration form for Team Manager training.
ASA Volunteer Policy11th January 2013Are you looking for the ASA volunteer policy? If yes, then click here.The ASA's volunteer policy document. The aim of this policy is to set out standards about how the ASA works with volunteers who are directly involved with the organisation at a national and regional level. It is also the aspiration of the policy to encourage good practice for the support and supervision of volunteers who work within the wider swimming community and the ASA’s affiliated clubs.
National Volunteer Forum - Chair19th March 2013Download the role description for the Chair of the National Volunteer Forum.View the role description for the Chair of the National Volunteer Forum.
National Volunteer Forum - Secretary19th March 2013Download the role description for the Secretary of the National Volunteer Forum.Download the role description for the Secretary of the National Volunteer Forum.
National Volunteer Forum - Vice Chair19th March 2013Download the role description for the Vice Chair of the National Volunteer Forum.View the role description for the Vice Chair of the National Volunteer Forum.
ASA Aquatic Helper Information18th June 2013Guidance about the ASA Aquatic Helper Workshop aimed at young volunteers
ASA/NSPCC Time to Listen Registration Form18th July 2013Registration form for the ASA/NSPCC Time to Listen module aimed at Club Welfare Officers (CWOs). While it is appreciated that some CWO’s will be trained and experienced in child protection issues, the Time to Listen programme provides the opportunity to consider the role and responsibilities of CWO’s and the action taken should any incident occur.
Role Description - Secretary Example6th August 2013An example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Secretary to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Role Description - Vice Chair Example14th August 2013Example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Vice ChairAn example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Vice Chair to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Role Description - Member Example15th August 2013Example role description document for the position of Youth Forum MemberAn example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Member to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Role Description - Chair Example11th September 2013An example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Chair to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Example Expression Of Interest Form7th October 2013Example Expression Of Interest FormAn example Expression of Interest form to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Youth Forum Development Toolkit8th November 2013Download the Youth Forum Development Toolkit. A guide of how to involve young volunteers in club decision making.A guide of how to involve young volunteers in club decision making.
Youth Forum Logo Application Form8th November 2013If you are setting up a Youth Forum you can apply with this form for the appropriate ASA regional, county or club Youth Forum logo.If you are setting up a Youth Forum you can apply with this form for the appropriate ASA regional, county or club Youth Forum logo.
PowerPoint Presentation for Positive Behaviour Workshop31st March 2014A PowerPoint presentation for people wishing to run a Positive Behaviour Workshop at their club.
Positive Behaviour Workshop Delivery Notes31st March 2014Delivery Notes for a club wishing to run a Positive Behaviour Workshop.
Positive Behaviour Workshop Evaluation and Attendance Form31st March 2014Evaluation and Attendance form for clubs running a Positive Behaviour Workshop.
Positive Behaviour Workshop Posters31st March 2014Three posters for 'Attitudes In Sport: Make Yours Count!' to be used in conjunction with the ASA's Positive Behaviour Workshop. The posters are 'Choose To Be Positive', 'Respect Your Sport And Everyone In It', and 'What Does Your Attitude Say About You?'.
Aquatic Helper Workshop Registration Form6th May 2014Course registration form for the Aquatic Helper Workshop
Swim Safe Volunteer Advert 2014 - Bude20th May 2014Volunteer role information pack and application form for Swim Safe 2014 at Bude Sea Pool, Bude, Cornwall.
Swim Safe Volunteer Advert 2014 - Boscombe20th May 2014Volunteer role information pack and application form for Swim Safe 2014 at Boscombe Beach, Bournemouth.
Swim Safe Volunteer Advert 2014 - Sandhaven20th May 2014Volunteer role information pack and application form for Swim Safe 2014 at Sandhaven Beach, South Shields, Tyne and Wyre.
Volunteering expression of interest form3rd June 2014

If you are interested in volunteering yourself then pleased download and fill out this form then send back to volunteering@swimming.org.

Please ensure you have saved a copy of the PDF with your responses filled in before sending back to us.

Team Manager Module 1 Presenter Specification26th June 2014Requirements to become a Team Manager presenter for module 1
Team Manager Module 2 Presenter Specification26th June 2014Requirements to become a Team Manager presenter (module 2)
Young Aquatic Leader Certificate registration form3rd September 2014Registration form for the Young Aquatic Leader Certificate
National Talent Camp 2014 Officials Application Form26th September 2014The ASA are recruiting 10 young officials for the National Talent Camp 2014. Please download and submit this application form to volunteering@swimming.org if you wish to be considered.
National Volunteer Forum - Member13th October 2014View the role description for the Member of the National Volunteer Forum.
Time to Listen Presenter Specification28th October 2014The required specification for becoming a Time to Listen presenter. Complete this with your evidence (anecdotal is sufficient) and return it if you wish to be trained up to deliver the course.
Swim Safe - Teacher Application22nd April 2015Swimming teacher application form for Swim Safe.
Swim Safe - Teacher Information22nd April 2015Swimming teacher person specification and information for Swim Safe.
Swim Safe - Volunteer Info22nd April 2015Volunteer information for Swim Safe.
Swim Safe - Volunteer Application22nd April 2015Volunteer application form for Swim Safe.
ASA National Youth Forum terms of reference24th April 2015ASA National Youth Forum terms of reference 2015/16.
National Volunteer Forum Additional Information24th April 2015Read further information about the requirements of candidates for the National Volunteer Forum, as well as duties and responsibilities of members.
National Youth Forum Additional Information24th April 2015Read further information about the requirements of candidates for the National Volunteer Forum, as well as duties and responsibilities of members.
How to become a presenter of ASA Team Manager training29th April 2015A document providing information about how to become a presenter of ASA Team Manager training.
Safeguarding Stars nomination form7th May 2015Does your club have an outstanding Welfare Officer? Has someone gone the extra mile in helping to safeguard young people? If so, why not nominate them for a Safeguarding Stars award?
ASA Volunteer Support Guide27th May 2015Volunteers’ Week is your platform to say ‘thank you’ to your hard-working volunteers. Most of us like to feel like we’re part of something and volunteers are no exception, the better they are treated, the better they will feel about donating their time to your club. This ASA Volunteer Guide contains useful information to help you make sure your volunteers arrive and leave with smiles on their faces!
Your Guide to using Social Media27th May 2015We know that using social media can be daunting, so we’ve prepared some handy hints and tips which we hope will help you ensure that your members and volunteers feel included and well-informed.
Volunteers Thank You certificate27th May 2015A certificate to give to your volunteers to recognise their commitment and contribution to aquatics
Sample Volunteers’ Week Press Release27th May 2015You may wish to publicise your Volunteers’ Week event at your pool, on your website or in the local media to promote your club and its’ volunteers. We have provided a sample media release that you can use and adapt.
The ASA Guide to Recruiting Volunteers27th May 2015A guide of how to attract new volunteers to your club
Sign up to the ASA School Swimming Charter. We're taking swimming seriously, are you?