On Board for Sport

This area highlights the opportunities available within our member organisations to volunteer as a Director/Member on their Boards/Committees. These vacancies are often targeted for skills-based Directors and/or individuals who are independent of the Scottish Governing Body.  Increasing the diversity of board members is a key ambition.

Board vacancies present excellent opportunities for the development of new/existing skills, meeting new people, new networks and an unrivalled CPD opportunity to make a genuine difference to sport in Scotland. Each vacancy highlights the benefits of and requirements for each post and it should be noted that a detailed knowledge of the specific sport is often not necessary.

To advertise your Governing Body vacancy on this page fill in the following form and email to admin@thessa.org.uk

Board Vacancy Description Template

If you are interested in becoming a board member with an SGB and would like to be added to our specific 'On Board for Sport Mailing' list to be kept informed of opportunities please submit your contact details using our Mailing List Sign Up Form.

Scottish Target Shooting - Chair

Scottish Target Shooting (STS) is a unified governing body created in 2016 to help develop the sport of target shooting in Scotland. As a new governing body, STS is looking to have a positive impact on clubs and help individuals of all abilities, across all the various disciplines of the sport.

Having just completed its last 4 year investment cycle this is an exciting time for the new Chair to lead the organisation through the next 4 year cycle implementing STS's new strategic plan, focusing on supporting and growing the different varieties of target shooting from the grassroots up to Commonwealth and Olympic Games level.

Closing date: Saturday 31 August 2019 

Mountaineering Scotland - President

Mountaineering Scotland is seeking a new President. We are looking for an individual with the enthusiasm, experience and personal qualities that will help provide strategic direction and encourage innovation, enabling us to learn from within and from outside the organisation.

Closing date: Friday 13th September


British Kickboxing Council - Chief Safeguarding Officer

The British Kickboxing Council's primary goal is to be recognised as the national governing body for the sport here in the UK, increasing participation, improving engagement with all areas of the wider
community and developing each Discipline of Kickboxing from grassroots to elite performance.

The BKC is looking for applicants to take up the role of Chief Safeguarding Officer, leading on Child Protection and Well-being policy management and implementation process and ensure the provision of expert advice, support and arbitration on Safeguarding matters.

Closing date: Thursday 31st October