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: Glasgow Disability Sport - Communications Committee Member

Glasgow Disability Sport (GDS) 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 Glasgow. GDS 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. 

Closing date: Friday 15 February 2019


Scottish Disability Sport: Glasgow Disability Sport - Fundraising Committee Member

Glasgow Disability Sport (GDS) 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 Glasgow. GDS 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. 

Closing date: Friday 15 February 2019


Scottish Disability Sport: Glasgow Disability Sport - Committee Member

Glasgow Disability Sport (GDS) 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 Glasgow. GDS 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. 

Closing date: Friday 15 February 2019


Lacrosse Scotland - Chair

Lacrosse Scotland is looking for a Non-Executive Director to fufil the role of Chair.

As Lacrosse Scotland continues to work on its aim for sustainable growth, the Chair of Lacrosse Scotland will work closely with Board members, staff, operational volunteers, and our dedicated membership to cultivate and develop the sport. This includes furthering positive relationships with key stakeholders including members, clubs, sportscotland, our fellow Lacrosse Associations internationally, sponsors, the European Lacrosse Federation, and the Federation of International Lacrosse.

Applications for this position close on 18th February 2019.


Lacrosse Scotland - Education and Training Director

Lacrosse Scotland is looking to appoint an Education and Training Director.

The role of the Education and Training Director is to provide opportunities for the community to receive
education and training in Coaching and Officiating Lacrosse (Men’s and Women’s). The role will also be
responsible for overseeing the development of a workforce of tutors who will support the director in the
delivery of Lacrosse Scotland’s Strategic Plan 2016-2020. The Education and Training Director will be required
to work closely with the Development Director as well as the Men’s and Women’s Performance Directors to
ensure that the needs of the community are being met.

Applications for this position close on 18th February 2019.


Lacrosse Scotland - Men's Performance Director

Lacrosse Scotland is looking for a Men's Performance Director to lead the National Men's Performance Programmes.

The Men’s Performance Director will lead and direct the Lacrosse Scotland National Men’s Performance
Programmes, for both Field and Indoor Men’s Lacrosse. The candidate will be led by a desire to significantly
increase the numbers of Scottish-taught and Scottish-based players in the national squads.

Applications for this position close on 18th February 2019.   


Scottish Wrestling - Finance Director

The Scottish Wrestling (SW) is the National Governing Body for Olympic styles of wrestling in Scotland. We are looking to ensure wrestling’s sustainable development and growth in Scotland through expansion of our Board.

Closing date: 28th February 2019