Volunteering in sport isn't just about being a coach or an official - it can involve helping out at an event, organising a lunchtime running group, 5-a-side football league or even rounders in the park! Or perhaps use your IT, marketing, administration, fundraising and management skills to support clubs or just get involved to help and have fun. Volunteering in sport is a great way to:

Individual Benefits

  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Give something back to the community and make a difference
  • Gain experience, confidence and develop new skills
  • Enhance your CV
  • Volunteering may even lead to possible employment opportunities
  • Build your confidence and self esteem
  • Improve your physical and mental wellbeing

Community Benefits

  • Improve morale by bringing the community together socially
  • Supporting people in communities that are in need
  • Make a difference to other people's lives

Organisation Benefits

  • Continued support in delivering to the local community
  • Fresh ways to deliver new services

If you are looking for sports volunteering and leadership opportunities then use the links below. Alternatively you can get in touch with Voluntary Action LeicesterShire, who have experienced staff that can help and advise you.

Additional Links

For more information please contact:

Luke Green

Luke Green

Workforce Development Officer

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

01509 564863


  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Equality Standard
    Harborough LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Active Leicester
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Partnerships
    Active Rutland
    Sport England
  • Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Melton LSA
    Blaby LSA


  • Leicestershire County Council
  • Safeguarding
    Active Partnerships
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Equality Standard
  • Harborough LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Active Rutland
    Sport England
  • Melton LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Blaby LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth