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January 2020

February 2020

Cornwall Healthy Weight

Cornwall Healthy Weight has a full education training package to raise awareness for both health and social care professionals and members of the public to ensure that consistent messages regarding healthy weight are conveyed. Physical activity and healthy eating interventions run alongside the healthy weight offer to ensure adequate balance.

 https://www.cornwallhealthyweight.org.uk/ 

Walk Leader

Aim: To ensure volunteer walk leaders are feel well equipped to lead walking groups throughout Cornwall

Objectives:

To Understand

  • Practicalities of leading a health walk
  • The benefits of walking
  • Route planning
  • How to lead walkers with special requirements

Brief description: Cornwall Healthy Weight works closely with Walking for Health to support our walking groups throughout Cornwall. Volunteer walk leaders make Walking for Health possible.  The time, passion and dedication that they commit to leading our walks are invaluable. Our full day training course will help volunteers to feel confident leading a health walk around Cornwall. CLICK HERE for more information on Walking for Health.

The training includes a short practical demo walk so please wear appropriate clothing.

Target group: Anyone above the age of 18 who has a keen interest in walking and wants to volunteer as a walk leader.

Cost: Free