Volunteering is becoming increasingly important and is a key factor that many employers look for on a CV or application form. The UBSport PasSPORT programme offers students a chance to volunteer in the sporting environment, making a difference both on campus and out in the local community. Students gain knowledge and experience, develop transferable life skills and gain a level of personal satifascation by helping toehr access sport and physical activiey, but most importantly they have fun!
Check out what some of our students have been involved with on the projects page and find out what opportunities are available by visiting the volunteer opportunities.
The city of Birmingham has a fantastic reputation for delivering world class sporting events at local, regional and national level, and the PasSPORT programme enable students and staff to take part.
In the next few months volunteers with be helping at:
Jamaican Pre Games Training Camp
UoB is proud to be hosting the Jamaican Track and Field team for their pre-Olympic training camp ahead of London 2012 in July. Highly motivated and committed students and staff will help to deliver the camp in a variety of roles.
World Masters Squash 2012
From 20 to 27 July 2012
The University of Birmingham will be hosting the 11th World Masters Squash Championships for the top squash players over the age of 35. The event will attract competitors from all corners of the globe and will require a number of volunteers to help deliver across the 4 venues used.
Local school opportunities
Both Primary and Secondary Schools are looking for student volunteers to support the delivery of after school clubs and activities in a wide variety of sports.
Local club opportunities
Local clubs are looking for coaches, team managers, and officials to support their delivery of sport in athletics, cricket, football, hockey, netball and rugby union.