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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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School Games National Finals 2018

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

Venue: Loughborough University

Application Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 27th July, 2018

Distance: 9.7 miles

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

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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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Two Counties Half Marathon & Relay

Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2018 10:00

Venue: East Carlton Countryside Park

Application Deadline: 12:00pm - Fri 10th August, 2018

Distance: 17.9 miles

Desborough & Rothwell Running Club are looking for volunteers to assist with marshalling at their event, the Two Counties Half Marathon & Relay. The event is in its second year and is based in and around East Carlton Countryside Park. The route takes in the villages of Ashley, Melbourne. Drayton, Bringhurst, Cottingham and Middleton.

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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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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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Basketball

Marketing Assistant

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 27.3 miles

Northampton Falcons Basketball Club are looking for someone to work with the management team to provide assistance with marketing. For students or those looking to get into marketing, our experienced team can help candidates to develop skills and meet new contacts.

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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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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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Walking

Wellbeing Walk Volunteer

Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 - Tue, 31 Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 12:00am - Tue 31st July, 2018

Distance: 29.6 miles

Do you have an interest in walking and the great outdoors? Would you enjoy supporting people with learning disabilities and family carers to take part in wellbeing walks around Sutton Park? If yes, Midland Mencap would love to hear from you! We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic Wellbeing Walk Volunteers to lead weekly walks from our community hub on the edge of beautiful Sutton Park. 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.

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Disability Sport

Sports Volunteer - Swimming

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 31.5 miles

We are looking for potential volunteers to help 1 hour a week on a Monday at our venue in Solihull to help support and prompt our clients in the swimming pool.

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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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Swimming

Swim Teacher Volunteer

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 35.8 miles

Join our swim teacher team assisting in the water swim our children’s swimming lessons.

Volunteers will be working with Duckling, stage 1, stage 2 and stage 3 lessons (Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway).
Help children develop an essential life skill, knowledge of water safety and become confident in the water.
Each lessons is planned to ensure fun and enjoyment in the water to help children learn.

DBS check required.

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Squash

World University Squash Volunteer

Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2018 - Thu, 13 Sep 2018

Application Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 31st August, 2018

Distance: 35.8 miles

We have an exciting opportunity coming up in September, where you will have the chance to volunteer at the World University Squash Championships. The competition will take place at the University of Birmingham, in Sport and Fitness from 2 - 13 September, 2018.

Partners

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

Partners

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