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.

Lacrosse Scotland - Directors x 6

Lacrosse is a small, but very exciting, sport and Lacrosse Scotland is committed to developing our player base in Scotland across all ages and at all levels. 

We are looking to appoint the following board positions


Director – with responsibility for fixtures & events

Director – with responsibility for business development/sponsorship

Director – with responsibility for governance

Director – with responsibility for communications

Director – with responsibility for development & performance

Closing date: 28th February 2020

Snowsport Scotland - Board Director - Park & Pipe

Snowsport Scotland is the national governing body for snowsports in Scotland.

Snowsport Scotland is seeking interest from people with an understanding of the principles of governance to join our Board to ensure we achieve our strategic goals and to help us identify new opportunities.

CLOSING DATE: Friday 28th February 2020

Scottish Disability Sport - Treasurer position: Forth Valley Disability Sport

Forth Valley Disability Sport (FVDS) 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 and local authority areas in Forth Valley. 

An exciting opportunity has risen for a passionate and enthusiastic individual who is interested in helping achieve the vision and aims of FVDS by specifically supporting the organisation as voluntary committee treasurer

Closing date: Friday 6th March 2020

Scottish Hockey - Chair

Our vision is Inspiring Involvement in Hockey – the fun, friendly and exciting sport for life.

Hockey has been transformed over the past five years and is now a popular, high profile sport. Scottish Hockey membership has grown by over 90%; our largest ever Domestic Game Team successfully supports our 13,000 members, 107 clubs and five districts; more Scottish players are integrated into the Great Britain programmes than ever before; and our international teams are much closer to competing with the best in the World – it is an exciting time for hockey in Scotland.

Closing date: expressions of interest by 9th March 2020

Youth Football Scotland - Non-Executive Directors

Youth Football Scotland (YFS) is seeking additional non-executive directors to expand its current board.

Positions are voluntary and involve attending monthly meetings, in addition to assisting with other strategic level tasks.
Closing date: Tuesday, 10th March 2020

Waterski and Wakeboard Scotland - Chair

Waterski and Wakeboard Scotland is the Governing body for the sport in Scotland and is currently recruiting for a Chair to lead the organisation in achieving its strategic objectives and forming an effective organisational structure. 

Closing date: Friday 13th March 2020

Team Scotland Youth Trust - Independent Directors

Team Scotland Youth Trust are looking for two enthusiastic, dedicated and independent people to join the Board as non-executive Directors.

Closing date: noon, Friday 13th March 2020

Scottish Disability Sport - Committee member, South Lanarkshire Disability Sport

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, Clydedale, 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: 20th March 2020