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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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Marketing & Communications Assistant (Voluntary Undergraduate Placement)

Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 - Mon, 01 Jun 2020

Application Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 15th February, 2019

Distance: 9.8 miles

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is looking to recruit a Marketing and Communications Undergraduate, currently studying for a degree, for a 6 - 12 month volunteer placement opportunity from September 2019.

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Sports Development Assistant x 2 (Community Sport & School Sport) - Voluntary Undergraduate Placement

Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 - Mon, 01 Jun 2020

Application Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 15th February, 2019

Distance: 9.8 miles

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is looking to recruit 2 undergraduates, currently studying for a degree, for a 6 - 12 month volunteer placement opportunity from September 2019.

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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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Wheelchair Basketball

Court Manager

Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 (08:00 - 18:00)

Venue: David Ross Sports Village

Distance: 21 miles

Volunteers need for British Wheelchair Basketball University Championships.

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Events & Activities Volunteers

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 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

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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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Walking Football

Referee (Walking Football)

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Moulton F.C

Distance: 27 miles

Walking Football needs Referees. Are you a Ref, ex-ref, maybe looking to keep in touch with the sport or just try a new hobby? Ideally you'd be in our age group of 50-75 but that's not crucial. We dont tolerate any dissent - we just need someone to help us enjoy the game in a safe environment. Full training given. Apply to Phil

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Walking Football

Referee (Walking Football)

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Moulton F.C

Distance: 28 miles

Walking Football needs Referees. Are you a Ref, ex-ref, maybe looking to keep in touch with the sport or just try a new hobby? Ideally you'd be in our age group of 50-75 but that's not crucial. We dont tolerate any dissent - we just need someone to help us enjoy the game in a safe environment. Full training given. Apply to Phil

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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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Walking

Test Volunteer Opportunity

Date: Ongoing

Distance: 29.5 miles

TEST

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Walking

Wellbeing Walk Volunteer

Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 - Mon, 30 Dec 2019

Application Deadline: 12:00am - Sun 29th December, 2019

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.

Partners

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

Partners

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