The Northumbria Sport Student Development programme is an Award Winning Programme that offers students fantastic Volunteer and Intern opportunities to work with industry professionals and gain valuable experience and employability skills. We have roles available across Northumbria Sport, with National Governing Bodies and external organisations, in the local community, and even internationally through the Volunteer Zambia Project!

Be part of the UK’s BEST University Workforce programme as a Northumbria Sport Volunteer this year!

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Volunteer of the Month

Each month we will be recognising a Northumbria Sport Volunteer & Intern for their outstanding contribution to the programme.

Each winner will automatically be nominated for the highly recognised Volunteer & Intern of the Year Award at our annual Sports Ball as well as going in to a prize draw to win a £100 Amazon voucher!

Nominations will be made by hosts of the programme each month.

November's Winner  - Congratulations to James Lunn (Northumbria Sport Academy Volunteer)

We were very proud to announce James as the well deserved first winner of this years' Volunteer of the Month Award nominated by Hosts David Jones and Becky Winbow. 

2017 Sports Ball Volunteer of the Year Winner  - Congratulations to Siddesh Iyer (NORTH Football Volunteer)

A huge congratulations to Siddesh for winning this award. Siddesh has had such a massive impact on the NORTH Football programme, engaging with staff, students and the FA to make the football offer for Northumbria students as great as it is! Alongside his intern role with Northumberland FA and BUCS Football Inclusion Officer role, Siddesh has dedicated over 100 hours to volunteering! His outstanding contributions were recognised when he was shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year #BigThankYou athlete call and was one of the top 100 people in the UK to make it to this stage! Congratulations Siddesh from across Northumbria Sport.

Latest Opportunities

Check out our volunteering opportunities at upcoming events - including exciting BUCS events and charity challenges!

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