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Volunteering Opportunities

If you are looking for sport and physical activity volunteering and leadership opportunities then take a look at the listings below. You can also get in touch with Voluntary Action LeicesterShire, who have additional opportunities available and experienced staff that can help and advise you.

Volunteering opportunities for posts in sport, physical activity, health and recreation can be added to the Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) website. To submit an opportunity, you will first need to register register and log in and then click Add Opportunity. You should then complete the online form. All submissions will be approved by LRS prior to becoming live.

If you incur any problems or require alterations to be made to an opportunity please Contact Us.

LRS excludes all responsibility for the volunteering opportunities placed by 3rd party organisations.

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Active Youth Centre - Volunteer

Date: Ongoing

Are you interested in community sport and/or youth work? Voluntary Action Leicestershire (VAL) is recruiting and training volunteers to help deliver semi structured sports sessions in Leicester City Youth Centres.

Distance: 0.3 miles

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Fun with Mum - Group Facilitator

Date: Ongoing

The Fun with Mum Project, aims to recruit and train female volunteers to run free or low-cost, fun sport/physical activity sessions where mums can participate alongside their young children.

Distance: 0.3 miles

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Assistant Scout Leaders

Date: Ongoing

If you have time spare on a Monday evening, apply for the Scouts!

Distance: 3.9 miles

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British Triathlon Event Volunteer

Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 07:00

Application Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 25th August, 2017

To support the delivery of British Triathlon’s Under 20’s Festival on event day.

Distance: 8.5 miles

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Rugby Union

Spirit of Rugby Loughborough

Date: Ongoing

We are a project based in Loughborough, looking to engage 16-25 year olds in our four key strands: coaching, volunteering, spectating and playing. We have a database of voluntary opportunities with a range to suit your interests; as well as ongoing events where we need volunteers.

Unique to our project, you will be mentored through your coaching or volunteering pathway; ensuring your development is a priority.

Distance: 9.7 miles

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Triathlon

Director - England Talent Portfolio

Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 - Fri, 13 Jan 2017

Triathlon England seeks to further balance the board by recruiting an Independent Non-Executive Director, with a specific portfolio for England Talent Pathway. This voluntary role is for an initial four-year term, and are now inviting applications.

Distance: 9.8 miles

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Gardening

Gardening

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Charnwood College

Opportunity to dig over borders, trim bushes and maintain plants.

Distance: 10.2 miles

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Cricket

Assistant Cricket Coach

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Spindles Health & Leisure (warwickshire)

To Lead And Support Coaching In Schools And At Cricket Clubs

Distance: 10.7 miles

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Boccia & New Age Kurling asssistant leader

Date: Ongoing

Venue: West Park Leisure Centre

The Erewash Boccia and new Age Kurling group are looking for someone to help run their sessions. The volunteer will work alongside an experienced leader to help run the games.

Distance: 19.2 miles

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Walking

Walk Leaders

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Chilwell Olympia Sports Centre

Walk leaders and back markers needed for Broxtowe Walk and Talk

Distance: 19.5 miles

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Various Session Leaders

Date: Ongoing

Venue: various in Broxtowe

Got some time to spare and enjoy sport?

Distance: 19.5 miles

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Swimming

Swim School Volunteers

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Broxtowe Swim School

Come and spare a few hours helping children learn how to swim!

Distance: 19.5 miles

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Tennis

Twitter Champion

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Home based

Are you an avid Tweeter and tennis fan? Could you manage our Twitter page day to day?

Distance: 20.8 miles

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Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon Events 2017

Date: Ongoing

Sweatshop Events are looking for volunteers to assist on this year's Ikano Bank Robin Hood Nottingham Marathon Events on Sunday 24th September. It is an ideal opportunity to be part of a major UK Half & Full Marathon and have fun as part of a fantastic team.

Distance: 20.8 miles

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Swim helpers/coaches/teachers

Date: Ongoing

Portland Swimming Club is looking enthusiastic helpers/teachers/coaches to help out on poolside and lead lanes. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic about swimming and looking to get more involved with the sport. Performance swimming background is desired although not necessary as the club is willing to pay for courses of those individuals who show commitment to the club.

Distance: 21 miles

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Multi-Sport

Racketlon Volunteer

Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 - Sun, 25 Jun 2017

Our British Championships is being held at David Ross Sporting Village, University of Nottingham on 24/25 June and we need helpers to run the event. A racketlon match consists of 4 sets, one each of table tennis, tennis, squash and badminton and need volunteers to run the desk, inputting results, calling players to start matches and marshalling to ensure the schedule runs to time. We also would be grateful for anyone who can umpire any of these four sports as the finals and elite matches would benefit from an umpire being present.

Distance: 21 miles

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Bluebell Walk Event Volunteer

Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2017 - Fri, 14 Apr 2017

Help to marshal and encourage walkers on their fight against Bowel Disease.

Distance: 21.3 miles

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Health Walk Leader

Date: Ongoing

Best Foot Forward is accredited by Walking for Health. We are looking for friendly volunteers, keen to promote the benefits of walking, who can lead and support our short walks programme. Walks are between 45 - 90 minutes . We offer 8 walks/week and 1 longer monthly walk. If you would like to support a regular weekly walk or just volunteer once/month and on relief please get in touch.

Distance: 22.3 miles

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Events Promoter

Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:30

Venue: St Marks Community Centre, Cornwall Road, Derby.

We run Wrestling Shows around Derby to provide opportunity, for local people to perform on and to raise income to help fund our community centre. We need a person or a group of people to help us to promote these events professionally to raise both income and interest from the shows and to ensure that they are financially sustainable.

Distance: 24.1 miles

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Volunteer Sports Coach

Date: Ongoing

Venue: John Wilmott School

Sutton Coldfield Special Olympics seek volunteers to support the delivery of sport sessions every Friday between 6-8pm

Distance: 28.2 miles

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Partners

  • East Midlands Platform
    Blaby District Council
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Equality Standard
  • Leicestershire County Council
    British Heart Foundation
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Harborough District Council
  • QUEST
    Leicester City Council
  • Age UK L&R
    Loughborough University
  • Rutland County Council
    Safeguarding
  • County Sport Network
    Sport England
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Melton Borough Council