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 Wrestling - Finance Director

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 the expansion of our Board.

Closing date: 28th April 2019


Scottish Target Shooting - Finance & Fundraising Director

Scottish Target Shooting (STS) is a unified governing body created in 2016 to help develop the sport of target shooting in Scotland. As a new governing body, we are looking to have a positive impact on clubs and help individuals of all abilities, across all the various disciplines of the sport.

The Finance & Fundraising Director will provide strategic leadership over the company’s financial affairs, ensuring the integrity of financial information sent to the Board and, where necessary, external parties such as investors or financial institutions. The role will ensure the Board fulfils its financial responsibilities and works with staff to set and monitor budgets.

Closing date: Monday 6 May 2019


Scottish Target Shooting - Chair

Scottish Target Shooting (STS) is a unified governing body created in 2016 to help develop the sport of target shooting in Scotland. As a new governing body, STS is looking to have a positive impact on clubs and help individuals of all abilities, across all the various disciplines of the sport.

Having just completed its last 4 year investment cycle this is an exciting time for the new Chair to lead the organisation through the next 4 year cycle implementing STS's new strategic plan, focusing on supporting and growing the different varieties of target shooting from the grassroots up to Commonwealth and Olympic Games level.

Closing date: Monday 6 May 2019


Ramblers Scotland - Co-option to SCEC

Ramblers Scotland is looking for enthusiastic and committed candidates for co-option to its volunteer Scottish Council Executive Committee (SCEC).

The organisation is going through a rapid period of ambitious technological and cultural change, so it’s a particularly exciting time to join Ramblers Scotland. By becoming a co-opted SCEC member, you could help shape the future of the organisation – and walking in Scotland.

Closing date: Thursday 9 May 2019