The sport and physical activity sector is extremely competitive, as well as attaining the relevant degree, students wanting careers in the sector need to ensure they have the right skills, experience and strategies to promote and encourage activity and sport to a range of individuals.
Volunteering can greatly enhance your CV. It can provide an opportunity to network and gain invaluable experience from working with experts in the industry.
We are looking for 20 sport students who would like the opportunity to enhance their employability.
The 20 selected students will receive:
Financial support to access coach education opportunities (Individual support to find an appropriate placement that meets their career ambition
Training on volunteering and how to maximise opportunities to enhance employability
In return for the investment in you, all we ask for in return is:
A service level agreement to be signed
20 hours volunteering
Attendance at the Tees Valley School Games
Who can apply?
You must be a current student on any Undergraduate or Postgraduate Sport and Exercise degree.
What can be funded?
We will fund each student selected £100 to attend workshops from our coach education programme or an authorised specific sport qualification.
What is the criteria for applications?
Your application must demonstrate:
Your motivation and commitment for volunteering
The types of roles you feel you would like to undertake as a volunteer
How you want the volunteering to enhance your employability and how you feel it will help your career ambitions
How you feel you can help the placements through your volunteering
Your passion for getting people active through physical activity and sport
Please complete the below application form and return it to: Alison Innerd, firstname.lastname@example.org by 22nd November 2019.