With the advertised internship opportunity you will be integrated in to the University’s Tennis Development Programme. The role is diverse and will see the successful candidates working closely with the Head of Tennis and University of Stirling Sport staff to develop their knowledge of tennis and their ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The role will provide a supplementary development opportunity that specifically targets employability skills for when leaving University.
Duties and responsibilities
Please complete and return our application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 1 October at 5pm. There will be an informal discussion/interview following the application. The Junior Intern role will then commence on Monday 15 October 2018. For all enquiries, please contact email@example.com.
Get Active is our student recreational sport and fitness programme which has the aim of engaging more students in physical activity. It has been designed for students who want to exercise, learn new skills and play sport in a social environment away from competition.
Get Active Ambassadors are students of the University who have a passion for sport and leading a healthy lifestyle. They are the face of the Get Active programme, enthusiastic about promoting sport and the associated benefits of participating in physical activity. Get Active Ambassadors can choose whether they want to deliver Just Play Sport sessions, mentor a student on the Get Active Mates programme and/or assist with promoting the programme, including the use of social media.
Just Play Sport – Get Active Ambassadors can choose to coordinate a particular Just Play Sport session on a weekly basis throughout the semester. This will involve keeping a register of participants, organising teams and coordinating games. They will ensure all participants feel welcome by creating a friendly, fun and supportive atmosphere.
Get Active Mates Mentor – In this role, Get Active Ambassadors will support students on the programme to get into exercise and accompany them on a weekly basis when using our facilities. This may be a session in the gym, attending a fitness class or having a game of badminton. Ambassadors will be paired with students with similar interests. It will be the Ambassador’s responsibility to arrange a suitable time throughout the week to participate in sport or physical activity with their allocated student/s. The Ambassador will be responsible for booking facilities through the Student Sport Experience Officer, ensuring the students register for the session, providing any advice/support that may be required and reporting regularly to the Student Sport Experience Officer.
Promotion – If interested, Get Active Ambassadors have the opportunity to assist with promoting the benefits of exercise and the Get Active programme to students. This may be through stalls, lecture visits and assisting with University of Stirling Sport social media channels.
To apply for the Get Active Ambassador volunteer position, please email your completed application form to Amy Beattie (Student Sport Experience Officer) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview. For any enquiries regarding the opportunity, please contact the above email address or phone 01786 466912.
We’ve coaching opportunities available for gymnastics, tennis, golf and swimming coaches in the term-time classes. During the Easter and summer holiday programmes, we also have opportunities for sports leaders.
The sports union has over 50 different sports clubs. The teams compete at various levels from local to regional and national level within BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport). You could volunteer if you have some coaching experience and you’re looking to develop your skills.
You can also gain plenty of skills by working in a Union sports club committee. Managing fixtures, planning trips and competitions and dealing with finances are all invaluable skills for your future career within sport.
You’ll work alongside our fitness officers and learn how to manage a gym facility while ensuring an all-round, safe and enjoyable experience for our customers. You’ll get the opportunity to complete a nationally recognised fitness qualification at a reduced cost.
Do you want to get involved in the planning and delivery of one-off events and sporting occasions?
As the home of so many national governing bodies we’re your gateway to an exciting range of different events. On campus you can:
If you're passionate about sport and you want to pursue a career within media and communication then we want to hear from you!
We need digital and social media savvy students to help promote the sports activities happening on campus including events, teams and programmes. Support will be required at busy periods such as major events, but also on a regular basis with programmes such as our participation sports programme, sports teams and fitness activities.
Stirling is one of seven British universities working together on the international development programme, Volunteer Zambia.
Volunteer Zambia is committed to supporting sports development in the capital city of Lusaka. We work alongside our Zambian partners to share knowledge and experience.
Each summer, students from the University are selected and trained to deliver a wide range of sports and activities to young Zambians. It offers students the opportunity to add value to their University education, enhance their global awareness, develop their leadership skills and improve their teaching, coaching and officiating abilities.
Students work alongside the Zambian non-government organisation Sport in Action. The initiative focuses on the positive impact that sport can have upon impoverished communities; helping to improve the quality of lives and delivering key health messages.
The seven universities involved, collectively known as the Wallace Group, are:
For further information please contact Chris Purdie on 01786 466900 or email email@example.com.
In return for your dedication, we’ll provide recognition for your volunteering and support to help you access training and development opportunities. Examples of what we offer include: