Volunteering

Volunteering

"Volunteers are not paid because they are worthless but because they are priceless" Sherry Anderson

 Are you interested in volunteering in sport? Then this is the page for you. Every year over 5.6 million who volunteer regularly do so in sport and physical activity and you don't have to be a sports student or play sport to get involved. Volunteering can be one of the most rewarding experiences you have - as well as helping people of all ages to be more active and healthy you could be supporting tomorrows sporting champions 

Volunteering is a great way for you to:

  • Pass on your love of sport
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new friends and enhance your social life
  • Develop a sense of pride and enhance your university life
  • Have fun !!

Volunteering in sport allows you to:

  • Learn new skills and develop existing employability skills such as communication, teamwork, decision making and leadership
  • Build your CV and increase your employability
  • Stand out from the crowd by showing potential employers commitment, experience and community spirit
  • Network and make connections in the industry

Volunteering in sport is a great way to:

  • Give something back to the sporting Community and University sport
  • Make sport happen! 55% of general public don't realise clubs are run by volunteers
  • Experience a rewarding use of your leisure time
  • Do good feel good

Would you like to get involved and become part of our team of volunteers?

Do you fancy being involved with University Sport and helping out with fellow students?

Do you want to get involved within the local community?

 

Please contact our Professional and Workforce Manager, Tracy Nash at sportsworkforce@wlv.ac.uk

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