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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 10k Volunteering

Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - Sun, 03 Sep 2017

Venue: Abbey Park

Taking place on 3rd September.

Distance: 0.8 miles

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Assistant Scout Leaders

Date: Ongoing

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

Distance: 3.9 miles

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Ball Kids at Wheelchair Tennis Masters

Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - Sun, 03 Dec 2017

Venue: Loughborough University

The NEC Masters is the culmination of the 2017 wheelchair tennis season and is the most prestigious event on the ITF's UNIQLO Wheelchair Tour.
Do you want the chance to meet and be on the same court as the world’s top wheelchair tennis players, including Wimbledon Champions?
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who will help to make the event an unforgettable experience for all the players.

Distance: 9.7 miles

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Triathlon

Director - England Talent Portfolio

Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 - Fri, 13 Jan 2017

Triathlon England seeks to further balance the board by recruiting an Independent Non-Executive Director, with a specific portfolio for England Talent Pathway. This voluntary role is for an initial four-year term, and are now inviting applications.

Distance: 9.8 miles

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Triathlon

BTF Independent Non-Executive Director - Major Events

Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 - Sun, 25 Feb 2018

Venue: Loughborough

Application Deadline: 12:00am - Sun 25th February, 2018

British Triathlon is seeking to recruit to the board, an Independent Non-Executive Director, with a specific portfolio for Major & National Events. This voluntary role is for an initial four-year term, and we are now inviting applications.

We have made great progress in achieving a more balanced gender split, but our Board currently lacks any representation from backgrounds including BAME, Disability, LGBTQ+. This is most definitely not representative of our sport and our society and as such we would actively welcome applicants from these backgrounds.

Distance: 10 miles

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Gardening

Gardening

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Charnwood College

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

Distance: 10.2 miles

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Leicestershire Half Marathon Race & Information Village Marshals

Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 (09:30 - 13:00)

As you will know, a happy and cheerful marshal along the course can make that last few miles just that little bit easier.

Distance: 10.5 miles

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Cricket

Assistant Cricket Coach

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Spindles Health & Leisure (warwickshire)

To Lead And Support Coaching In Schools And At Cricket Clubs

Distance: 10.7 miles

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Boccia & New Age Kurling asssistant leader

Date: Ongoing

Venue: West Park Leisure Centre

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.

Distance: 19.2 miles

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Walking

Walk Leaders

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Chilwell Olympia Sports Centre

Walk leaders and back markers needed for Broxtowe Walk and Talk

Distance: 19.5 miles

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Various Session Leaders

Date: Ongoing

Venue: various in Broxtowe

Got some time to spare and enjoy sport?

Distance: 19.5 miles

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Swimming

Swim School Volunteers

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Broxtowe Swim School

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

Distance: 19.5 miles

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Tennis

Twitter Champion

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Home based

Are you an avid Tweeter and tennis fan? Could you manage our Twitter page day to day?

Distance: 20.8 miles

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Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon Events 2017

Date: Ongoing

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.

Distance: 20.9 miles

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Swim helpers/coaches/teachers

Date: Ongoing

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.

Distance: 21 miles

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Multi-Sport

Racketlon Volunteer

Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 - Sun, 25 Jun 2017

Our British Championships is being held at David Ross Sporting Village, University of Nottingham on 24/25 June and we need helpers to run the event. A racketlon match consists of 4 sets, one each of table tennis, tennis, squash and badminton and need volunteers to run the desk, inputting results, calling players to start matches and marshalling to ensure the schedule runs to time. We also would be grateful for anyone who can umpire any of these four sports as the finals and elite matches would benefit from an umpire being present.

Distance: 21 miles

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Bluebell Walk Event Volunteer

Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2017 - Fri, 14 Apr 2017

Help to marshal and encourage walkers on their fight against Bowel Disease.

Distance: 21.3 miles

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Communications volunteer

Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2018 09:30

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.

Distance: 22.2 miles

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Health Walk Leader

Date: Ongoing

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.

Distance: 22.3 miles

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Basketball assistant coach - Derby Warriors

Date: Ongoing

Venue: West Park School, Derby

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.

Distance: 22.9 miles

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

Partners

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