Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Volleyball England is the National Governing Body for all disciplines of Volleyball in England with its headquarters situated in Loughborough. Volleyball England employs a dedicated team of staff at its headquarters.

The latest vacancies that Volleyball England has are listed below.  If no vacancies are listed then there are no vacancies available at this time.

Advisory Group Members

Do you want to influence the future direction of volleyball in England?

Volleyball England has ambitious aims for the sport looking towards 2024.  Following on from two series of successful Volleyball Voice events, we are keen to ensure a continued deeper engagement with the wider volleyball community to increase the skillset and the breadth of talent involved in planning within our sport.

Hence three advisory groups are being formed:

  • The Volleyball Knowledge – to direct and provide strategic overview to the collection and use of market research and insight.
  • Knowing our Neighbours Advisory Group – to increase the profile of and participation in volleyball among people with disabilities, the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) and migrant communities and other underrepresented communities.
  • Marketing, Communications & Commercial Advisory Group – to assist in increasing the profile of volleyball in order to improve engagement, increase player numbers and increase external revenue streams.

Volleyball England are looking for members of the volleyball community with relevant skills and expertise to join co-opted Board members, staff and external experts to form these groups.  Groups will meet twice a year.

Rohan West (Participation Director): “This represents an exciting new opportunity for Volleyball England to develop cutting edge insight to increase participation and engagement and ensure our programmes meet the needs of the whole community and are well promoted.”

For further details about the groups and an application pack please contact Volleyball England on info@volleyballengland.org or 01509 227722.  

Volleyball England’s equal opportunity applies in relation to these opportunities and Volleyball England welcomes applications from all sections of society. The office itself is located in modern, purpose built premises. Should potential applicants require any further information regarding accessibility or require information in an alternative format, please contact Volleyball England on info@volleyballengland.org or on 01509 227722.

Head Office Work Experience Placement

Volleyball England is seeking to appoint a number of Work Experience Placement Interns to be based at it's Head Office in Loughborough.

It is an ideal opportunity for school leavers, students or those who would like a career change to gain invaluable office skills in the sports sector and join a busy and vibrant team at the Volleyball England Head Office.

The placement role will mainly involve administration support for the Volleyball England team during the busy indoor registration period and the summer event season.

Tasks will include:

• Supporting the Membership renewal process for Volleyball clubs, coaches and referees.
• Assisting in preparations for Volleyball England tournaments and events.
• Supporting the Volleyball England Events team at tournaments where required.
• Data entry.

All work experience placements will receive references if required and the opportunity to volunteer with Volleyball England at future events.

To Apply: email info@volleyballengland.org or call 01509 227722.

Volleyball England’s equal opportunity applies in relation to these placements and Volleyball England welcomes applications from all sections of society. The office itself is located in modern, purpose built premises. Should potential applicants require any further information regarding accessibility or require information in an alternative format, please contact Ilona Berry at info@volleyballengland.org or on 01509 227722.

Volleyball Coach - De Montfort University Leicester

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Volleyball Coach to lead the development of DMU Men's Volleyball. You will be responsible for improving the performance of the Men's Volleyball Squad.

You will have achieved a minimum of a UKCC Volleyball Level 2 qualification (or equivalent). You will have substantial and demonstrable experience of Volleyball coaching, ideally within Higher Education.

This role is for 7 hours per week, for 30 weeks of the year, including training sessions held on Monday & Sunday evenings, & matches on Wednesday afternoons (training session days can be altered). You will need to be flexible to attend competitions which may take place across the region and beyond.

For further information regarding this post or to have an informal conversation please contact Jake Betts, Sports Development Co-ordinator on 0116 366 4810 or jake.betts@dmu.ac.uk

To see the full job post and apply for the role, please visit https://jobs.dmu.ac.uk/webrecruitment/Default.asp?Section=Vacancy&VacID=10089 

Volleyball Coach - St Mary's University

St Mary’s University  - Volleyball Club Coach

Salary - £3,448 - £3,994 (dependent on experience)
Hours: 8-12 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term from 12th September 2016 – 31st March 2017

St Mary’s University is a high performance centre for sport and aims to maximise student engagement in sporting activity by increasing participation and sporting excellence, utilising the World Class Sports facilities. St Mary’s have recently developed a new Strategy for Student Sport (More than a Game) and aim to become a top performing British University & Colleges Sport (BUCS) institution.

Sport Mary’s are looking for passionate, experienced and inspiring volleyball coach to lead our teams to success. They successful applicants will instil a professional culture within the club and set clear goals that will contribute to the growth and development of the team.

The post is part time for 8-12 hours per week, this includes a minimum of two training sessions per week, matches on Wednesdays and development work. The coach should be present at all matches and therefore needs to be available on Wednesdays afternoons. However, we will accept applications from those who cannot be present at all matches due to other commitments but it will be taken into consideration when the candidate is selected and the salary adjusted accordingly.

For further details including information on training times, a full job description for specific sports and how to apply then please contact Ollie Toogood ollie.toogood@stmarys.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 24th August 2016.

Volleyball Coach - Bristol University

The University of Bristol Volleyball Club are seeking to appoint a qualified and confident volleyball coach to lead their Men's First Team in the 2016/17 season. This season, we won the British University & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Western 1A division, winning every game. In the 2014/2015 season, we won the Western Conference Cup. This is the second year in a row in which we have not lost a league game. Unfortunately, we missed out on promotion in the playoffs. Promotion next season is one of our main objectives.

As well as our BUCS league, we also made it into the last 16 of the Volleyball England Student Cup, something not achieved at the University in 5 years. We also finished 2nd in the local Bristol and District Volleyball Association league.

The role holder will develop, deliver and manage team coaching, playing and preparation programme to optimise performance in BUCS (British University College Sport) and other relevant competitions. They will demonstrate and instil a ‘can do’ culture and structure within the club built on the core values of the University and Performance programme which are Inspiration, Respect, Discipline, Enjoyment and Participation.

Next season, as well as these competitions, we are also entering into Volleyball England’s National Volleyball League (NVL) for the first time. We see this as an opportunity to gain vital experience at a higher level as well as a way of attracting more and better players to our club.

Our club is made up 140 people across five teams; two men’s teams, two women’s teams and one mixed team. We attract people from all backgrounds and skill levels with many of our players being complete beginners when they first join.

The Role:
The position being advertised is that of the Men’s first team coach. The requirements for this position are:

  • Two training sessions a week totalling 3.5 hours (Monday 6.30-8.30pm, then rotation between Thursday 7.30-9.00am and Thursday 9.00-10.30pm) for 26 weeks starting 12th September
  • 10 BUCS Wednesdays throughout term
  • 8 NVL Sundays throughout term (optional, to be discussed)

Pay and contract details will be discussed at interview

If interested, please send an email to uobvolleyball@gmail.com containing a volleyball related CV or personal statement. Please don’t hesitate to use this email to ask any questions. Applicants will be required to interview with the Performance Manager and members of the Volleyball club.

For more information about the club, see our website (uobvolleyball.co.uk).

Volleyball Coach - Brunel University

Brunel University's Volleyball Club is looking for an experienced coach to help its Men's and Women's teams. 

The Men's team will be competing in BUCS South Eastern 2A and the Women's team in the BUCS South Eastern 3A. Additionally, both teams will be competing in their respective Conference Cups. 

The season begins in October and will finish in the middle of March. The training session runs on Mondays (17:00 - 19:00). The club is waiting for confirmation from the Student Union regarding the second weekly training session. The training sessions take place in Brunel University's campus (Kingston Lane, UB8 3PH, Middlesex). 

For more information, please contact Paola Toska (1535686@my.brunel.ac.uk) or Mariana Neves (me15mmb2@my.brunel.ac.uk)

Volleyball Coach - Onyx Volleyball Club

Onyx Volleyball Club are looking for a qualified coach to help lead their 2 teams (1 men and 1 women).  The Men's team is upper Intermediate/Advanced level and the Women's team is Intermediate Level. Currently the teams have just started to train 5-1 rotation.

  • Venue: Harrow Club,187 Freston Rd, London W10 6TH - Latimer Road station.
  • Day: Wednesday 
  • Time: 20:00 to 22:00 at the moment. (with intention of having another day once we get a coach)

For more information please contact Rocio Kamalati on; 07841413086


Volleyball Coach - Cambridge University

Cambridge University Volleyball Club seeks experienced coaches for the Men's and Women's Blues (First) teams. The teams compete in BUCS Premiere League South, the highest level of student competition, as well as playing in Student Cup competitions and the annual Varsity match against Oxford.

The season runs from the beginning of October to mid-March. Training sessions are twice weekly in Cambridge (at the University Sports Centre, Philippa Fawcett Drive, CB3 0AS), Mondays 20:00-22:00 and Saturdays 16:00-18:00, and matches are primarily on Wednesdays, in Cambridge and around the south of England. Compensation to be discussed. Please contact 
blues.men.captain@cuvc.org for more information about the men's position or maw91@cam.ac.uk for more information about the women's position.

Volleyball Coach - Oaks Park High School (Ilford)

Oaks Park High School, based in Ilford, are looking for a coach to help with their ever increasing player numbers. Sessions are 3pm-5pm on Fridays. Ideally this would be on a voluntary basis however there may be scope for payment.

For further details, please contact Keith Green; 020 8590 2245 (ext. 2037) or KGreen@oakspark.redbridge.sch.uk

Volleyball Coach - Newcastle Staffs. VC

HEAD COACH - Newcastle Staffs. Volleyball Club under 18 boys team

Newcastle Staffs. Volleyball Club is one of England's largest and most successful clubs, with a strong pedigree in the development of local talent and young players.
We are seeking a new Head Coach for our under 18 boys team for the 2016/17 season. The successful candidate will be an ambitious, energetic and committed individual who is aligned to the values of the club, especially the development of junior players in the National League and the joint development of players with other coaches within the club.

The team trains 6pm-8pm on a Friday evening, with players also able to access training (dependent on age and standard) through the Academy at Newcastle-under-Lyme College, the men's 2nd and the 1st team. 

Whilst the club recognises the requirement for the coach to be a minimum qualification of Volleyball England level 2, for the right candidate we are prepared to invest in their completion of these qualifications (this is a voluntary position but the club will invest into the successful coach). There is the opportunity for the successful candidate to jointly coach this and the men's 2nd team.Candidates will be required to deliver a training session as part of this recruitment and should submit a cover letter and CV by 5pm on 30th June (secretary@nsvc.co.uk)