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Introducing the Deaf Get Active and Volunteer Project

Living Options Devon and Active Devon have partnered together to set up the Deaf Get Active and Volunteer project. The project, funded by Sport England, aims to bridge communication and communities, inspiring everyone in Devon to volunteer, communicate and get active together.

Welcoming Deaf and Non-Deaf People

The project welcomes enthusiastic Deaf and Non-Deaf people to help get more Deaf people active.

By volunteering, you get to learn new skills, encourage others and try something new. There are lots of different volunteering roles. These include:

  • Activity Champions
  • Coaches/buddies
  • Social media support
  • Filming BSL (British Sign Language) videos
  • Steering Group meeting representatives

Take a look at our ‘Active For Good‘ to find out more about the volunteering opportunities.

Get Involved

If you are an organisation or sports provider that would like to get involved with the project, then we’d love to hear from you. Please contact us.

You can also keep up to date with the Deaf Get Active and Volunteer project by following them on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Become a Volunteer With The Project, Like Jim and Ann

Here’s what two volunteers have to say:

“I love volunteering with the Deaf Get Active and Volunteering project, doing signing support. I can also meet new people and run!”  Jim

“I volunteer with my friends. It’s great fun and really sociable. You also feel like you’re making a difference.” Ann