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Current opportunities for volunteering in Blaby are listed below

Without the two million adult volunteers who contribute at least one hour a week to volunteering in sport, community sport would grind to a halt!

Volunteering in sport isn't just about being a coach or an official - it can involve helping out at events, organising a lunchtime running group, 5-a-side football league or even rounders in the park! Or perhaps use your IT, marketing, administration, fundraising and management skills to support clubs or just get involved to help and have fun!

Volunteering in sport is a great way to:

  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Give something back to the community and make a difference
  • Gain experience, confidence and develop new skills
  • Enhance your CV
  • Volunteering may even lead to possible employment opportunities

For more information please visit http://www.lrsport.org/volunteering

Volunteer Opportunities

To find out more about what volunteer opportunities are available to you visit:

Voluntary Action Leicestershire, offers support to any individual or organisation that is involved in local community action. We also deliver specialised services that complement our every day work.


Join In, is the nation's charity for local sports volunteers. They offer support for clubs and groups seeking volunteers as well as promote fantastic opportunities for those who are looking for somewhere to volunteer.


Braunstone Parkrun

Parkrun is a free 5k run taking place at Braunstone Park every Saturday morning at 9am. Entirely ran by volunteers, roles include; marshalling, report writing and number checker. commitment can vary from once a month to once a week depending on the volunteers preference.

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Volunteer at the 2016 School Games National Finals!

The 2016 School Games National Finals require over 400 volunteers to support the delivery of the event.

Volunteers will be required to support each day of the event. There are a number of volunteering opportunities available, with roles ranging from coordinating volunteers, driving, media and many more! This is a great opportunity to get involved and see how large sports event are operated from the inside. Have great fun as you begin your journey working within sport or with an NGB and gain valuable working experience along the way.

The Youth Sport Trust has overall responsibility for the management of the event and Loughborough University, supported by us, Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport, will be involved with the training, deployment and management of the individual volunteers. Through this event the aim is to reward and recognise a diverse workforce of skilled, trained and enthusiastic volunteers and inspire them to continue their volunteering journey beyond this event.

Friendly, outgoing and competent volunteers will be required to fulfil a variety of roles. Volunteers will act as representatives for the event therefore the right attitude is essential. No specific experience is required and briefings/training will take place prior to the event to ensure that you are fully prepared for your role and responsibilities.

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