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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.


Volunteer Celebration Event


1.5 miles

To mark Volunteers' Week 2019, Voluntary Action LeicesterShire are hosting a Volunteer Breakfast Celebration Event.

Assistant Scout Leaders


3.9 miles

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

British Triathlon - Event Volunteer

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 - Sun, 08 Sep 2019

Mallory Park

12:00pm - Fri 6th September, 2019

8.5 miles

British Triathlon’s major events team require volunteers to assist in the delivery of the Big Weekend event at Mallory Park, Leicestershire. There are a number of different roles throughout the event each with the aim of ensuring that competitors have a safe and enjoyable race

Roles include start area marshalling, course marshalling, transition marshalling, finish line and registration. You will have a team leader assigned to your role; they will give you a full briefing of your role on race morning and be your first point of contact throughout the day.



Charnwood College

10.2 miles

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

INGLES FC - Physio required 2019/2020 season


Shepshed Dynamo FC

11.4 miles

The role would be ideal for anyone currently studying a physio or sports injury course or a qualified physio looking to work with teams who would be looking to gain experience with a step 6 football club.

Additional Volunteer Sports Presenters for Hermitage FM


11.8 miles

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

Weekly Session Volunteers


Catmose Sports Centre

17 miles

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

Volunteer Gardener


17.5 miles

Do you enjoy gardening? Like to help your community?
Interested in sharing skills, growing and eating? Then why not apply!

Running Event Marshal

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 (09:00 - 14:00)

5:00pm - Sun 1st September, 2019

18.1 miles

Desborough & Rothwell Running Club are looking for marshals to help out at the Two Counties Half-Marathon and Relay.

Walk Leader


18.9 miles

An opportunity to lead a free weekly buggy walk for parents and their children.
Walks take place at Attenborough Nature Reserve at 10am on Mondays (excluding bank holidays)

Boccia & New Age Kurling asssistant leader


West Park Leisure Centre

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.

Walk Leaders


19.5 miles

Walk leaders and back markers needed for Broxtowe Walk and Talk

Various Session Leaders


19.5 miles

Got some time to spare and enjoy sport?

Swim School Volunteers


19.5 miles

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

Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon Events 2017


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.

Swim helpers/coaches/teachers


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.

Events & Activities Volunteers


21.7 miles

What do we require?
We are seeking individuals who share our vision of providing high-quality physical activity experiences for all young people, who can assist our core team in the delivery of a variety of sport and physical activity events and activities. Available tasks include:
- Event organisation
- Refereeing & officiating
- Coaching & team management
- Additional roles and experiences as agreed

Health Walk Leader


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.

Basketball assistant coach - Derby Warriors


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.



23.7 miles

We are looking for some new volunteer coaches to help with our 2019 Plans as we are increasing the number of ages groups at our club.

If you are keen to help we are looking for support in our younger age teams or new girls section.

We are happy to support young coaches , female coaches or those making a start of the coaching ladder.

Our club is great place and totally focussed on child development. We are based in Kettering.

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    Active Rutland
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    Active Partnerships
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