Careers

Sported support over 2,500 organisations across the UK using the power of sport & physical activity to transform lives. If you’re passionate and excited to work in a fast-moving and dynamic team, check out the vacancies we have available:

Benefits of working at Sported

Personal wellbeing

At Sported, the wellbeing of our staff is paramount. We are proud to offer the following benefits to promote a happy and healthy team:

Flexible working

Including working from home and flexibility around caring responsibilities.

Diversity & Inclusion ‘Open Space’

Every fortnight where the team support each other and educate on issues such as racism.

Annual leave

25 days in addition to public holidays (pro-rata for part-time colleagues).

Volunteer days

Two additional days of paid leave each year to volunteer for another charity or for one of our Sported members.

Confidential counselling service

Available to all employees free of charge.

Sported ‘Culture Club’

Made up of six members of staff, who come together to discuss Sported staff culture, issues and promote innovation.

Daily Exercise is actively encouraged

Including ‘run club’ and other activities for those based in local teams.

Pension Scheme

Access to a Pension Scheme to give you peace of mind.

Cycle to Work Scheme

Available to support our commitment to promoting healthy living.

Tastecard+

Discounted offer for a 12-month Tastecard+ membership for £29.99 (RRP £79.99), giving you access to an array of discounts across food, shopping and entertainment.

Personal development

Personal growth is a key component to the success of our organisation, at Sported we invest in learning and development opportunities, including:

Access to over 150 online courses

covering a range of topics

Up to five days paid study leave

for any self-funded education/training

Volunteer Days

two additional days of paid leave each year to volunteer for another charity or indeed our Sported members

Learning Lunch

a timetable of in-house virtual training sessions where staff learn from each other on a variety of subjects related to our work

Insight Officer

Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Monday 14th June
Start date: 28th June onwards

This is an exciting time to join Sported as our Insight Officer, you’d be part of an organisation delivering vital services for community groups and young people – knowing that our support is a genuine lifeline for small grassroots groups and the young people they support.

As Insight Officer, you will lead on technical research to generate new insight that drives our services and strategy. In addition to this, you will coordinate Sported’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning across the organisation.

You will be joining a diverse team of exceptional people from across the UK, all with an enviable purpose and drive to deliver the best service to our network of groups, volunteers and partners.

Please complete both the job application form and equality and diversity monitoring form and return to recruitment@sported.org.uk.

Volunteer Services Manager

Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Monday 28th June at 9am
Start date: ASAP w/c 19th July

This is an exciting time to join Sported. As our Volunteer Services Manager, you will be part of an organisation delivering vital services for community groups and young people – knowing that our support is a genuine lifeline for small grassroots groups and the young people they support.

As Volunteer Services Manager, you will lead on the development and delivery of our volunteer programme, ensuring we are fulfilling the needs of our members and meeting the expectations of our volunteers.  You will possess ideas, ambition, and leadership qualities to make the most of the Sported volunteer programme and build collaborative approaches.

You will be joining a diverse team of exceptional people from across the UK, all with an enviable purpose and drive to deliver the best service to our network of groups, volunteers, and partners.

Closing date: 9am Monday 28th June 2021

Please send your completed application and equality and diversity forms to recruitment@sported.org.uk.

Northern Ireland National Manager - Maternity Cover

Location: Northern Ireland
Contract: 12 months

This is an exciting time to join Sported as our Northern Ireland National Manager, where we deliver vital services for community groups & young people – knowing that our supports are genuinely a lifeline for small grassroots groups and the young people they support. No day will be the same as you spearhead Sported’s work in Northern Ireland, with opportunity to develop exciting new projects, partnerships, and programmes, responding to local need.

Closing date: 5th July 2021 – Secondment opportunities welcome (recruitment may close early)
Start date: 1st September

Please complete both the job application form and equality and diversity monitoring form and return to recruitment@sported.org.uk.

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