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Recruitment and volunteering

We’ve an extensive range of sports, health and fitness internship and volunteering opportunities in coaching, event management, facility management, marketing, media and officiating running throughout the year.

If you have time, energy and commitment why not be the difference and play your part!

Current vacancies and internship opportunities

  • Just Play Sport Coordinator

    Passionate about sport and getting others active?

    Join our volunteer team and gain experience coordinating your own sports session.

    Read the job description

    Applications close Monday 27 January

  • Junior Tennis Intern

    University of Stirling Tennis needs you! Gain knowledge in event management, competition organising, performance sport and coaching. Develop key employability skills and receive, mentoring, workplace experience and payment towards qualifications.

    For more information read our Junior Tennis intern role description

    Applications close Sunday 22 September

  • Junior Strength and Conditioning Intern

    The Junior Strength and Conditioning Internship Programme provides an excellent opportunity for 1st - 3rd year students to integrate into the multidisciplinary support programme of High Performance Sports. The role will see the successful candidates being mentored by the Head S&C coach and Lead S&C Intern, developing knowledge and employability skills needed for a career in strength and conditioning.

    For more information please read our job description

  • Casual Football Referee

    Passionate about football?  Join our team as a Casual Football Referee for our student Social Football Leagues.  We require students to referee our 6-a-side and 11-a-side leagues throughout the Spring Semester.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience working in sport whilst at university.

    Read the job description

    To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to Amy Beattie by Monday 20 January 2020

Applying for an internship

Please complete and return an internships application form by the relevant deadline to contact named in description above.

Why volunteer?

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:

  • gain knowledge and experience in the sport, health and fitness and environment
  • develop transferable skills such as communication, confidence, time management, organisation and leadership
  • achieve personal satisfaction by helping others
  • have fun and meet new people
  • enhance your employability
  • gain recognised qualifications

We have a range of volunteering opportunities for you to get involved in: our annual running events including the Campus 5K and the Dumyat Hill Race, our weekly participation lessons in sport, and our Fitness Centre. If you’d like to find out more, contact us on

Contact the Sports Volunteer Coordinator

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