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.

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 louise@thessa.org.uk

Board Vacancy Description Template


Netball Scotland - Board Vacancy

Netball Scotland are looking for a Board member with a responsibility for overseeing and reviewing HIgh Performance Policies.

Closing date: 7th April

Scottish Volleyball Association - HR Director

The Scottish Volleyball Association are seeking to recruit a HR Director to sit on the current Board.

The HR Director oversees all human resource aspects of the Association, which includes ensuring that all SVA policies are compliant with current legislation.

Closing Date: 7th April

Scottish Orienteering Association - Independent Director

Scottish Orienteering are seeking to appoint an Independent Director who will bring fresh and challenging thinking to our Board of Directors. 

Closing date: 9th April

Scottish Wrestling Association - Development Director

The Scottish Wrestling Association (SWA) is the National Governing Body for Olympic styles of wrestling in Scotland. Following a successful Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, we are looking to ensure wrestling’s sustainable development and growth in Scotland, through expansion of our Board.

Closing date: 10am on 14th of April


Parkour UK - Independent Director

Parkour UK are looking for an Independent Director to join their Board

Closing: 21st April

Scottish Disability Sport - Committee Member (Glasgow Disability Sport)

The committee of Glasgow Disability Sport (a branch of Scottish Disability Sport) are looking to appoint new committee members to join the branch.

Closing Date: 21st April

Scottish Gymnastics - General Director w/Development Focus

Scottish Gymnastics are looking for a sports development focused individiual to join as a General Director.

Closing Date: 28th April

Scottish Gymnastics - General Director w/Commercial Focus

Scottish Gymnastics are looking for a commercially focused individiual to join as a General Director.

Closing Date: 28th April

Scottish Canoe Association - Board Members

Individuals sought to serve on the SCA Board

Closing Date: 18th May

Mountaineering Scotland - Board Directors x 2

Mountaineering Scotland is looking for two directors. One who will help to develop affiliated clubs and another who will help promote member recruitment and retention along with marketing and communications.

Closing Date: 30th June