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 Disability Sport: South Lanarkshire Disability Sport - Committee member

South Lanarkshire Disability Sport (SLDS) is a voluntary sport group where the main aim is to lead in the development of sport for people with physical, sensory or learning disabilities in partnership with key local agencies in the four local authority areas of Camglen, Hamilton, Clydesdale, East Kilbride. SLDS is a member branch of Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) who are the governing body of sport for athletes and players with a physical, sensory or learning disability. SLDS achieved SDS Minimum Operating Requirements (MOR) which ensures all governance is up to date and appropriate. The committee of SLDS now wishes to appoint a new committee member to join the branch.

Closing date: Friday 11 October


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