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Workforce Opportunities

For sport and physical activity volunteering, leadership and coaching 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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Leicester 10k Volunteering

Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - Sun, 03 Sep 2017

Venue: Abbey Park

Distance: 0.8 miles

Taking place on 3rd September.

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Assistant Scout Leaders

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 3.9 miles

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

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School Games National Finals 2018

Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - Sun, 02 Sep 2018

Venue: Loughborough University Staff

Distance: 9.1 miles

Find out how you can volunteer at the 2018 School Games.

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Ball Kids at Wheelchair Tennis Masters

Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - Sun, 03 Dec 2017

Venue: Loughborough University

Distance: 9.7 miles

The NEC Masters is the culmination of the 2017 wheelchair tennis season and is the most prestigious event on the ITF's UNIQLO Wheelchair Tour.
Do you want the chance to meet and be on the same court as the world’s top wheelchair tennis players, including Wimbledon Champions?
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who will help to make the event an unforgettable experience for all the players.

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Triathlon

Director - England Talent Portfolio

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

Distance: 9.8 miles

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.

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Gardening

Gardening

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Charnwood College

Distance: 10.2 miles

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

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Leicestershire Half Marathon Race & Information Village Marshals

Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 (09:30 - 13:00)

Distance: 10.5 miles

As you will know, a happy and cheerful marshal along the course can make that last few miles just that little bit easier.

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Cricket

Assistant Cricket Coach

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Spindles Health & Leisure (warwickshire)

Distance: 10.7 miles

To Lead And Support Coaching In Schools And At Cricket Clubs

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Additional Volunteer Sports Presenters for Hermitage FM

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 11.8 miles

Your local radio station is on the lookout for fresh sports presenters.

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Boccia & New Age Kurling asssistant leader

Date: Ongoing

Venue: West Park Leisure Centre

Distance: 19.2 miles

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.

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Walking

Walk Leaders

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Chilwell Olympia Sports Centre

Distance: 19.5 miles

Walk leaders and back markers needed for Broxtowe Walk and Talk

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Various Session Leaders

Date: Ongoing

Venue: various in Broxtowe

Distance: 19.5 miles

Got some time to spare and enjoy sport?

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Swimming

Swim School Volunteers

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Broxtowe Swim School

Distance: 19.5 miles

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

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Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon Events 2017

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 20.9 miles

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.

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Swim helpers/coaches/teachers

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 21 miles

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.

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Multi-Sport

Racketlon Volunteer

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

Distance: 21 miles

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.

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Bluebell Walk Event Volunteer

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

Distance: 21.3 miles

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

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Communications volunteer

Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2018 09:30

Distance: 22.2 miles

We are looking for volunteers to support the Communications Team with the promotion of Women's League on social media and writing match reports for the BWB website.

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Health Walk Leader

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 22.3 miles

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.

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Basketball assistant coach - Derby Warriors

Date: Ongoing

Venue: West Park School, Derby

Distance: 22.9 miles

DOSportUK has an opportunity for a new basketball assistant coach working with the Derby Warriors learning disability basketball group.

The group has been established recently and we are looking to add to our current team of volunteers. We have a session every Monday 6.00pm-7.00pm at West Park School.

Partners

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

Partners

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