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Sports Development Assistant x 2 (Voluntary Undergraduate Placement)

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is looking to recruit 2 Sports Development Undergraduates (Community Sport & School Sport), currently studying for a degree, for a 6 - 12 month volunteer placement opportunity from September 2019.

Contact Name
Noel Haines
Contact Telephone
01509 564859
Contact Email
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

About Sports Development Assistant x 2 (Voluntary Undergraduate Placement)

We are looking for a 2 highly motivated and enthusiastic undergraduates with a passion for pursuing a career in the sport, physical activity or health sector to join the Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport team. You will work across the team to support a range of development functions and events including the School Games, Talented Athlete scheme and Workplace Health. You will be involved and support a range of projects, programmes and initiatives to ensure a balanced experience. Further training and professional development opportunities will be available as part of the role including:

  • Event management
  • Behaviour change and customer service training
  • Safeguarding and risk assessment
  • Volunteer management and development
  • Sports specific training

The positions will be based with Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport at SportPark, Loughborough University, up to 37 hours per week. Although the position is voluntary, expenses will be paid (travel and any work related expenses). The position will require candidates to be able to travel easily around their locality area and potentially across the county, so although public transport could be relied upon, access to and use of a car would be preferable.

The closing date for applications is 15 February 2019, with interviews expected to be held on Friday 1 March, at SportPark, Loughborough University. Please inform us if you are unable to attend on this date as we maybe able arrange an alternative method of meeting you. The start date for the positions is negotiable, particularly if you need to begin your placement early.

To apply for these positions, please submit a current CV and complete the on-line application form setting out the relevant skills and experiences that present you as a strong candidate for these positions. Please refer to the job description and person specification when producing your statement.

To view a copy of the job description and person specification please click on the attachments below.

Please submit your application form and CV to

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