Volunteer Consultant

Volunteer Consultant

Long term role · Flexible hours
From home
Community & familySport & recreationPeople with disabilities
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You'll use your professional skills and lived experience to help grassroots sport groups to overcome operational challenges.

Detailed description

Our roles include:


·      Short-term placements - Focused on one topic area or specific challenge, placements usually last about 6 sessions.

·      Long-term placements – Placements span a series of months and encompass multiple topics, or a single complex subject.

·      One-off support – Kickstarts are semi-structured, informal chats to learn more about a group’s strengths and challenges, and recommend a course of action.

·      Specific project work, facilitating/delivering webinars and training, or supporting Sported itself plus much more!




Who are we looking for?


We know representation matters, which is why we want our volunteers to reflect the diversity of the community groups we work with. We are actively encouraging applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds and other minoritised groups to apply as we are currently under-represented in this space.


Our volunteers have at least 3 years’ professional and/or lived experience in any of the below core support topics:

 Evaluation and Impact


Financial Management

Fundraising & Income Generation



Leadership Coaching


Planning (Business / Strategic)

Project Planning

Sports Development

Volunteer & Staff Management

Women and Girls

Other skills or lived experience that might be applicable

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Sported

We are the UK’s largest network of community groups supporting half a million young people to overcome barriers to reach their full potential. Sported members are led by an incredible group of passionate and dedicated people who do amazing work in their communities, transforming the lives of young people in neighbourhoods across the UK. Where they often lack support or the time is around their organisation’s development and it’s here where you can make a difference