The Northumbria Sport Student Leadership programme is a nationally Award Winning Programme that offers you fantastic Volunteer opportunities to work with industry professionals and gain valuable experience and employability skills. We offer opportunities working with National Governing Bodies, external organisations, in the local community, and even internationally through the Volunteer Zambia Project!

As a sport volunteer you have the opportunity to work alongside a mentor to support and help guide you throughout your journey. All volunteers and interns also receive free sport kit, training and access to our Sport Leadership and Innovation Fund, which offers you up to £200 towards additional qualifications and training opportunities to help you stand out.

 

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Performance Sport 
  • Coaching, Sport Development and Management 
  • Health and Fitness
  • Marketing, Events and Media 
  • International

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Summer Sport Activities – A Gym offer, Kids Camps and a FREE Great North Run 5KM place!

Summer Sport Activities – A Gym offer, Kids Camps and a FREE Great North Run 5KM place!

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Northumbria University named as finalist for Physical Activity Excellence award at ukactive Awards 2022

Northumbria University named as finalist for Physical Activity Excellence award at ukactive Awards 2022

Northumbria University has been shortlisted for the Physical Activity Excellence award at this year’s ukactive Awards. The university is in the running for one of the industry’s...

Varsity Sport Competition to Return to the City

Varsity Sport Competition to Return to the City

2022 will see the return of a newly formatted, student led, VARSITY Competition where both universities come together with sport as the common ground as well as the city of Newcastle!

Why Volunteer?

Why Volunteer?

Many students are recommended to volunteer during their time at university to upskill themselves, network and gain experience along their degree.