Career Opportunities

Non Executive Director / Trustee

Do you have what it takes to make a difference to Cerebral Palsy Sport, the country’s leading national disability sports charity supporting people with cerebral palsy?

We wish to recruit voluntary non-executive Directors / Trustees, for an initial three-year term, to our Board of Directors. We are seeking individuals who can help support the development of the charity’s strategic direction and impact by putting people with cerebral palsy at the heart of everything we do.

Our vision is to support people with cerebral palsy to reach their life potential through sport and active recreation. Our mission is to improve quality of life for people with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities through sport, physical activity and active recreation. Our aim is to raise aspirations, promote inclusion and support people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities to play, participate and enjoy sport and active recreation.

You would need to be able to make a commitment to Cerebral Palsy Sport and devote the necessary time, have strategic vision, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind.

In particular, we are seeking voluntary Directors / Trustees who may have a range of skills and experience including Financial / Accounting, Leadership and Management within the Third Sector; Sports Development knowledge and disability experience.

Ideally, the successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • A track record of meaningful roles in the private, public or voluntary sector
  • The ability to operate at Board level in a national organisation effectively
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically; the skills to challenge current thinking at Board level
  • The time commitment needed to make a difference to the Charity
  • A good understanding of the role that disability sport plays in society
  • A clear commitment to improving diversity and equality and understanding the needs of under-represented groups in sport

For more detailed information about Cerebral Palsy Sport and a list of the current Directors, please visit our website: http://www.cpsport.org/about-us/our-organisation/

For applications details, please download the information pack below:

CP Sport Trustee Non Exec Director Role Brief July 2019

Application Form – CPS Trustee Non Exec Director Role 2019

CP Sport Diversity Monitoring Form

If you would like to apply for one of these roles, please complete all sections of the application form and monitoring form and return to info@cpsport.org 

Closing date for applications is: 23rd August 2019


Volunteer Coordinator (Voluntary Role)

Cerebral Palsy Sport is seeking a voluntary Volunteer Coordinator to support the charity to develop our volunteering programme.

The role as a volunteer coordinator will include supporting the charity to develop our volunteering programme including supporting the recruitment and induction of new volunteers, supporting current volunteers, volunteer reward and recognition and promoting volunteer opportunities for the charity.

The role also includes coordinating volunteering positions and volunteer staff for Cerebral Palsy Sport, managing relationships between volunteers and the charity, suggesting changes to organisational policies and procedures and promoting the charity and our volunteer accomplishments.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and a passion for supporting volunteers. If this is a role that interests you and you would like to be considered for this voluntary role, please download the role profile information pack here:

National Volunteer Coordinator Role Profile 2019

To apply please complete  and return the application form and monitoring form which can be downloaded below:

Application Form – CPS Volunteer Coordinator Role 2019

CP Sport Diversity Monitoring Form

If you have any questions or wish to have an informal discussion regarding the voluntary role, please contact our Chief Executive, Ali Talbot on telephone 0115 925 7027 or email: info@cpsport.org

The closing date is 31st August 2019


Other Volunteering Opportunities

  • Are you committed to improving the lives of people with cerebral palsy?
  • Are you passionate about sports?
  • Do you have some free time?
  • Do you want to gain new skills and experiences?
  • Do you enjoy working with and meeting new people?
  • Do you want to make a difference?

If you answered Yes to these questions, have you considered becoming a Volunteer for Cerebral Palsy Sport?

Our current volunteer roles include:

  • Administration Volunteer
  • Fundraising Development Volunteer
  • Sports Event Volunteers

We do have a range of volunteering opportunities available – see our Volunteering page for more details.

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We currently have no paid roles available