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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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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 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!

Lets Ride Nottingham Event Volunteers

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00

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?

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

Communications volunteer

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 09:30

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.

Hawks FC - Looking for a Young Coach

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00

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.



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.

Events Promoter

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:30

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.

Kicks Cup

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 (09:00 - 05:00)

25 miles

The Premier League Charitable Fund are hosting a Kicks cup at Warwick University on Monday the 8th of April.

They are looking for volunteers to help out with the day. A range of roles are available including; pitch managers, club liaison, festival area volunteer etc.

Volunteers will receive a premier league rain jacket, goodie bag, refreshments for the day and the opportunity to add a Premier League event to their CV. However, they are unable to pay travel expenses.

Volunteers require a DBS and a safeguarding qualification.

Referee (Walking Football)


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

Referee (Walking Football)


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

Wellbeing Walk Volunteer

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 - Mon, 30 Dec 2019

12:00am - Sun 29th December, 2019

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.

Athletics Club Support Volunteers


29.6 miles

Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletics Club on Wyndley Lane, Sutton Coldfield are recruiting volunteers to support the delivery of club activity on a regular basis.

Streetly Hockey Club Volunteer Junior Coach


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!

Montgomery Primary Academy sports coach / shadowing opportunity


33 miles

Montgomery Primary Academy are looking for volunteers to help deliver after school clubs. The school is happy for volunteers to shadow teachers to begin with and progress to taking the lead or using it as a shadowing / coaching opportunity throughout.

The after school clubs which the school run and would like help with are:
YR5/6 Boys Football
KS2 Dance/ Performing Arts
KS1 Multisports
KS2 Benchball / Dodgeball
KS2 Cricket
KS2 Hockey
YR3/4 Boys Football
KS2 Yoga / Gymnastics

Vélo Birmingham & Midlands 2019

Sun, 12 May 2019 05:00

12:00am - Fri 10th May, 2019

33.7 miles

We’re on the lookout for volunteers to help us deliver Vélo Birmingham & Midlands 2019!
There are a variety of roles for volunteers across the event weekend and everyone is guaranteed to have an amazing time!
All volunteers get a t-shirt, medal, refreshments and the satisfaction that comes with helping deliver a major sporting event!
N.B.Volunteers must be aged 18 or over on the day of the event.

Refill Birmingham Action Day

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00

33.8 miles

We are holding a Refill action day in Birmingham on Tuesday 19th March and we would love to have as many volunteers join us on the day as possible! Refill is a fantastic campaign which aims to reduce single-use plastic usage by making it easy, social and rewarding to refill your reusable water bottle.

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    Blaby LSA
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    H&B LSA
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