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


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: TBC

Scottish Orienteering Association - Board Positions x 3

Help shape the SOA - positions of Board Secretary, Development Director and Finance Director will be elected at the AGM in May.

Closing Date: 25th March

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 31st of March


Netball Scotland - Board Vacancy

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

Closing date: 31st March

Parkour UK - Independent Director

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

Closing: 21st 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 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

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