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Scottish ClubSport will highlight opportunities available from members and partners on this page and that promote the following areas;

  • Increasing the diversity of volunteers. This is a key ambition nationally and locally. 
  • Introducing new skills and people to the club and sport environment. It is important to diversify knowledge and experience.

Volunteer Vacancies

May 2022

Scottish ClubSport aims to recruit four Young People (aged 16-25) to become part of a newly established Young People`s working group that will support the organisations Board and National Development Manager.

4 x Young Person – who should come from;

  • a Sports Council/ClubSport network that is affiliated and a full member of Scottish ClubSport; or
  • A Sports Club or Association affiliated to a Local Sports Council/ClubSport network member; or
  • A Sports Club or Association affiliated to an Associate Member of Scottish ClubSport.

If any applicants do not meet the above criteria, we will consider applications from those who are prepared to join a Sports Council/ClubSport network upon selection.

This post will be appointed on a 2-year term.

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What will you do?

  • Represent the voice of young people in sport and the community
  • Support the creation and delivery of our Youth Leadership initiative
  • Work with the organisations Youth Director and National Development Manager to identify topics/projects that you would like to deliver and support
  • Provide support and guidance to the board on behalf of Scottish ClubSport members
  • Attend and contribute to Working Group Meetings (approx. 6-8 per year)
  • Support the online delivery of our quarterly member check ins and member training/webinars

What will you get?

  • Ongoing support from our National Development Manager
  • Access to free training courses, webinars and events
  • An opportunity to help Local Sports Councils and ClubSport networks across Scotland to support their community sport clubs and volunteers
  • An opportunity to meet new people and organisations across Scotland
  • A chance to bring your skills and knowledge to a national organisation
  • A chance to develop new skills and strengthen existing ones
  • An opportunity to help establish a new youth leadership programme for young leaders across Scotland
  • A free ticket to our annual conference and AGM on Saturday 3rd September 2022 (Stirling)
  • A Scottish ClubSport polo shirt to welcome you to the team

A number of applicants will be invited to interview on the week of the 20th and 27th June. Successful applicants will then be invited to an induction and first meeting which will take place on a mutually agreeable date.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals with a passion for sport, community and/or volunteering. Applications from across the membership are actively encouraged at this time. We aim to widen the representation on our working groups from across the membership. The vast majority of meetings will be held via Zoom or MS teams and where face to face engagement is necessary, travel expenses will be covered by Scottish ClubSport. We actively encourage individuals from across Scotland to apply.

We are particularly keen to hear from you if have experience in, a working knowledge of, or an interest in, one or several of the below areas; (experience does not need to be within a sports setting)

  • Advocacy (gaining public/community support)
  • Engaging young people
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Fundraising
  • Media/PR
  • Public Speaking
  • Research & Insight
  • Social Media
  • Volunteering in the community

Previous experience of being on a working group or committee is not essential. We ask that you have the commitment to work alongside our Youth Director and National Development Manager to support the delivery of the Young People`s Working Group.

The successful individuals will bring their knowledge and skills to the group, gain experience of supporting and advising a small but dynamic organisation and develop their personal experience in a voluntary capacity.

Successful applicants will have access to all Scottish ClubSport benefits and resources which include training programmes, annual conference and AGM, attend member events and have the opportunity to develop new skills, knowledge and experience. Successful applicants will also have the full support of the Chair and the National Development Manager.

Time Commitment

Approximately 4 hours per month. This time consists of working group meetings, preparation and action (before and after meetings) and any reasonable duties that are required. The post is non-remunerated but travel and meeting expenses will be reimbursed according to our policies and procedures.

Terms and Conditions

These positions will be appointed on a 2-year term with potential to extend beyond this time.


This position is unpaid. All reasonable out-of-pocket expense incurred on SCS business will be reimbursed according to SCS`s policies and procedures.

Recruitment Process

To apply for these vacancies please e-mail a completed Nomination Form, along with a current CV to info@scottishclubsport.co.uk with the Subject: YOUR NAME – SCS Young People`s Working Group.

If you do not have a current CV, please provide a cover letter of no more than one A4 page outlining your experiences, knowledge and interest in the role.

All applications are requested no later than FRIDAY 17th JUNE at 6pm. Interviews will take place during the weeks of the 20th and 27th June.

Equality & Diversity

We actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. All candidates will be shortlisted for the roles available purely on competencies and without regard to:

  • Age
  • Physical or Mental Disability
  • Lifestyle or Marital Status
  • Race or National Origin
  • Religion or Belief
  • Sex/Gender
  • Sexual Orientation

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