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 Curling - non-executive Independent Directors

Scottish Curling is the National Governing Body for the sport of curling in Scotland. Scottish Curling is the trading name of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC), established in 1838. With approximately 12,000 members in around 600 clubs it is one of the largest governing bodies of sport in Scotland.

We are seeking applications from individuals from outwith the sport of curling to fill two positions on the board for non-executive Independent Directors.

Closing date: 30 July 2021


Scottish Fencing - Independent Director and Additional Director

Scottish Fencing is the national governing body for the Olympic sport of fencing in Scotland. It is responsible for the development of the sport in Scotland and for international fencing where Scotland competes as a separate nation.

The Board of Scottish Fencing is looking to appoint two new Directors, one of whom must be female, to join the seven directors elected from and by the membership.

Closing date: Monday 2 August 2021

horsescotland - Board Directors

horsescotland is the national organisation for all equestrian sports and activity in Scotland. 

Our shared vision is:

To enable those in our sport and sector,
by supporting their development,
to excel in what they do best...

The key outcomes for Scottish equestrianism are to:
• increase the overall levels of participation and equestrian activity in Scotland
• enable Scottish riders, drivers, vaulters and equines to excel on the world stage
• support horsescotland Member Bodies to flourish by working collaboratively.

Closing date: 9 August 2021

Inclusive Skating - Trustee, experienced in finance

Inclusive Skating is seeking to supplement the Board of Trustees to work with the Board in developing a further exciting phase of growth.  Ideally interested candidates will bring a background in finance and have experience or strong empathy with those with impairments or physical disabilities, and an understanding of the world of sport and/or the skating community.