We’ve an extensive range of sports, health and fitness volunteering opportunities in coaching, event management, facility management, marketing, media and officiating.
We‘ve placements on campus with local community sport organisations and national sports agencies. The Zambia Project offers an international volunteering experience where each summer, students from the University deliver a wide range of sports and activities to young Zambians.
If you have time, energy and commitment why not be the difference and play your part!
Volunteers and coaches play a vital role in sport. Volunteering is one of the best ways to develop your professional skills, gain experience and enhance your CV. There is no better time to do it than at University and many employers take volunteering into consideration when they recruit.
As a volunteer you'll:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.