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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 Marathon Volunteers

Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - Sun, 14 Oct 2018

Application Deadline: 11:59pm - Sat 29th September, 2018

Distance: 1.7 miles

Volunteers needed to help provide a variety of support for this years Leicester Marathon

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BMX Racing

National British Championships BMX event volunteers

Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - Sun, 30 Sep 2018

Venue: Leicester Huncote Hornets BMX Racing Club

Distance: 6 miles

Volunteers needed to help with the traffic management and parking of approximately 3000 visitors coming to our event!

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Weekly Session Volunteers

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Catmose Sports Centre

Distance: 17 miles

We are looking for people to help during our weekly skaters club sessions.

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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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Cycling

Lets Ride Nottingham Event Volunteers

Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00

Distance: 21 miles

For one day only, we’re creating a fun and accessible traffic-free route through the streets of cities up and down the country. HSBC UK Let’s Ride events are festivals of cycling for everyone to enjoy. The event is expected to attract over 4000 visitors and is urgently requiring the support of volunteers to make it happen.

We’re looking for volunteers to help out in a number of key roles – could you be one of them?

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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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Football

Hawks FC - Looking for a Young Coach

Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00

Distance: 23.7 miles

Hawks FC are a FA Chartered Standard Club based at Kettering Cricket Club. We intend to set up a new starter team and are looking for a Young Coach. You need FA Qualifications and be DBS cleared. Ideally you are an FA Licensed Coach & prepared to undertake FA Youth Modules. We can offer you football at one of the nicest grounds in the area and become part of a set up that has strong values & believes in making a difference to children lives . We believe in long term development of the children.

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Events Promoter

Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:30

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

Distance: 24.1 miles

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.

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Cycle for Cransley

Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 08:30

Venue: Kettering Rugby Football Club Limited

Distance: 24.5 miles

Cransley Hospice is looking for marshalls for our first ever cycle event beginning and ending at Kettering Rugby Club.

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Walking Football

Community Liaison

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 27 miles

Volunteers wanted as recruitment ambassadors to liaise with NHS, AgeUK and UnityDemetia etc. We want more players from all walks of life but mainly the over 55s. We are open to those who are not fit enough for ordinary football and want to return to this great sport. They may have a slight medical condition, over-weight, diabetes, old injury, illness , minor disability or medical condition, deafness or maybe feel socially isolated. However, their GP has recommended this sport for them. We have 50-60 players who play at one or more of our three weekly sessions.

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Walking Football

Community liaison

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Moulton F.C

Distance: 27 miles

We seek ambassadors to recruit more players to our club. Our target age group is 50+ (younger for ladies) who want to get back to playing football. Its a great sport for those who are not so fit, maybe recovering from an illness, medical condition, over-weight, diabetes, depression, maybe retired, social isolation etc. We're a friendly group who run sessions three times a week. You'll liaise with NHS, GPs, AgeUK , Dementia groups and businesses etc

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Community Volunteers

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 28.4 miles

Hands up if you want to volunteer and make an impact in your community? We are keen to engage with volunteers who are enthusiastic and who want to help members of their community lead a healthier lifestyle. Training and support will be given.

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Football

Studio Team: Presenters and Programme Producers

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 28.8 miles

The station’s flagship sports show ‘The Saturday Scoreboard’ airs on Saturdays, 2-5pm for the duration of the Non-League Football season (August to April) and is a live and Interactive Football focused show featuring a live match commentary each week with one of the stations local Football teams, along with team news, interviews, debate, on air reports, score updates and post-match reaction from other Football fixtures throughout the West Midlands.

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Basketball

Treasurer - Basketball Northants

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 29.5 miles

The role of treasurer is vital for the financial stability and growth of Basketball Northants. A treasurer is responsible for all financial matters relating to the association whilst reporting to and working with and advising other members of the committee. This is a volunteer role.

This is your chance to help shape basketball in Northamptonshire in a time of great change for both the association and basketball’s governing bodies. This is an influential and vital role for Basketball Northants. Communication and transparency is key to the success of this role along with having a good head for finance.

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Walking

Test Volunteer Opportunity

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 29.5 miles

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Cycling

Parkride Volunteer

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 29.6 miles

Do you have an interest in cycling? Would you enjoy supporting families to take part in bike rides around Sutton Park? If yes, Midland Mencap would love to hear from you! We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic Parkride Volunteers to help out at our new cycling project in Sutton Coldfield. This is a great opportunity to volunteer in a friendly, person-centred team providing leisure and social activities for people with learning disabilities and their families. If you are approachable and energetic with brilliant communication skills, we would love to welcome you into our fun and committed team.

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Hockey

Streetly Hockey Club Volunteer Junior Coach

Date: Ongoing

Venue: The Streetly Academy

Distance: 31.7 miles

Streetly HC is a friendly family based club in North Birmingham, providing hockey for people of all ages and abilities. We have a thriving Junior section which is offered training on Wednesday evenings and playing opportunities on Saturdays and Sundays. We are looking for volunteer coaches to help us provide training on Saturday mornings. We are a very forward thinking club with a thriving social side, with fellow players, parents and coaches! By volunteering for Streetly HC, you can help to get more people playing and enjoying a sport that we all love!

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Multi-Sport

Bronze Ambassadors Event Volunteer

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Bishop Challoner Sports Hall

Distance: 35.2 miles

The School Games is a unique opportunity to motivate and inspire millions of young people across the country to take part in more competitive school sport. Roles incluce officials, referees, timekeepers and providing mentoring and support.

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Partners

  • Active Rutland
    Safeguarding
  • County Sport Network
    Charnwood LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Leicestershire County Council
    NWL LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Sport England
    H&B LSA
  • Harborough LSA
    Melton LSA