Opportunities

Below you will find out all about the additional opportunities that we have within Sport & Active Life.

Paid Roles

  • Intramural Football Official - we are looking for qualified football officials to referee fixtures in our Intramural Football league. Fixtures take place on Sunday Morning/Afternoon and Wednesday Afternoon. You will be via Unitemps and will receive just under £10 an hour. If you are interested then please contact Lewis Jones.

Volunteering & Fundraising

  • Leicester Academy - volunteers and deliver sports sessions to young people in local primary schools, starting in October 2018. Through the opportunity you will be provided with all the training required to deliver high-quality, inclusive sports session. This is a great chance to enhance your transferable skills, build your confidence and gain experience working with young people in an educational context.

Town and Gown

  • Volunteer or race at the Leicester Town & Gown; Take part in the Leicester Town and Gown 10k run on the Sunday 4th March, raising money for Muscular Dystrophy UK. If you are not sporty, you can still get involved by volunteering your time to help with the event. Various roles are available including race marshals, baggage tent coordinators and registration tent administrators. To find out more, or register click here
  • Delivering basketball or football sessions at Leicester College; If you are a knowledgeable basketball or football player and would like to inspire future generations to pick up the sport, volunteer 2 hours of your time a week to deliver a sports session to the students at Leicester College, in the Leicester Arena. What’s more, you can receive funding towards a level 1 coaching course. Register your interest here
  • Take part in RAG Week; RAG week commences on the 26th February, giving students the opportunity to take part in fun challenges and raise money or give time to support local and national charities.

Coaching courses

  • Looking to become a qualified netball coach? England Netball are hosting a UKCC Level 1 Netball coaching course at the Danielle Brown Sports Centre on the 19th May and 9th June. Visit England Netball Coaching to sign up, or email Leicester Academy
  • On the 10th June British Dodgeball are hosting a Level 2 Dodgeball Coaching Course at the Danielle Brown Sports Centre, On Campus. Click here to sign up or alternatively email Leicester Academy.

Social Sport

  • Throughout February, Let's Do Leicester is offering powerbanks for any two students who come together to a session AND they will receive a buy one get one free offer on all £2 classes! Check via the Facebook page.

Raising Awareness Event

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  • Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week is taking place 5-9th February. Find out how you can get involved here.

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