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Sport is the single biggest sector of volunteering in the UK. Every year, more than one fifth of the 15 million people who volunteer regularly, do so in sport. That is 3.2 million people in total.
By getting involved, you will be joining a strong demographic group. Over a quarter of these volunteers are between 16 and 24: a group that is particularly valued for injecting new ideas and energy and an enthusiastic source of support.
It is not just spectators and players who enjoy the benefits benefit of sport; there are loads of benefits associated with sports volunteering.
Volunteering is a fantastic way for you to:
Volunteering in sport during your time at University is great for your CV and can have a fantastic impact on kick starting your future career, including:
If that is not enough motivation, on average graduates involved with sports volunteering earn around £5000 more than those that are not.
Volunteers and coaches play a vital role in community sport and without the time, enthusiasm and dedication of these volunteers, who Make Sport Happen, many clubs and sports activities would not be able to run.
Volunteering in sport is a great way to:
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If you have any questions about our programme, then take a look at our FAQs!