Get Involved

 

There are a huge number of benefits to volunteering in sport whilst at University. These include developing your transferrable skills, growing your social networks, helping sustain and develop activity, and, fundamentally, the opportunity to make yourself more employable. As part of the Sports Union's Coaching and Volunteering Academy, this page will provide details of both internal (Sports Union) and external (wider University and local community) volunteer opportunities, which will provide you with the opportunity to take your involvement in sport to the next level.

Internal Opportunities

All internal volunteer opportunities will appear in the table below, as they become available. These are opportunities that exisit within sport at the University, whether as part of the Sports Union, our clubs / IM teams / programmes, or any of our internal partners. If you have any questions regarding any of the opportunities below, please e-mail Michael Webster (Michael.Webster@ed.ac.uk). 

 Opportunity
 Organisation
 Application Deadline
 Job Description / Apply
 Snowsports Coaches
 (Ski Race, Snowboard, Freestyle)
 Snowsports Club
 On-going
 Click here
 First Team Match Day Volunteers
 Men's Football Club
 On-going
 For more info, e-mail football@ed.ac.uk

 

External Opportunities

All external volunteer opportunities will appear in the table below, as they become available. These are opportunities that exisit outwith the University, whether as part of of an external partner, governing body, community club, or any other external organisation looking to give our members a worthwhile volunteering experience. If you have any questions regarding any of the opportunities below, please e-mail Michael Webster (Michael.Webster@ed.ac.uk). 

 Opportunity
 Organisation
 Application Deadline
 Job Description / Apply
 Race Crew - Edinburgh Marathon
 EMF
 TBC
 Click here
 Dalkeith Thistle - Football Coach
 Dalkeith Thistle
 On-going
 Click here
 Kings Camps - Work Placement (PAID)
 Kings Camps
 On-going
 Click here
 Community Coaching - Football Coach
 Edina Hibs
 On-going
 Click here


The Sports Union have also partnered up with EUSA to promote opportunities that are external to the SU, and sport in general. EUSA's database includes opportunities from within the University, as well as the local community ranging from sport to youth work to animals, and everything in between. The database can be accessed via the link below.

EUSA's Volunteer Database

Advertising an opportunity

If your club / organisation has a volunteer opportunity that they would like to publicise via this page, then please get in touch with Michael Webster (Michael.Webster@ed.ac.uk / 0131 650 9866). 

 

© 2016 University of Edinburgh Sports' Union
48 The Pleasance
Edinburgh
EH8 9TJ
0131 650 2346

Contact Us

Edinburgh University Sports Union is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC009248