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. This page will also list volleyball-related positions at other organisations and affiliated clubs, many of which will be voluntary. 

Testimonial from Londinium Volley

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“Londinium Volley was successful in finding an experienced coach for one of our competitive teams through Volleyball England’s job search page.

"Our club received seven applications of highly qualified coaches from abroad within six weeks of posting the ad. This experience proved to us that the page is also followed by volleyballers abroad.

"We strongly recommend fellow affiliated clubs make use of this benefit as it will keep attracting the right and needed talent to England that will help further develop our sport."

Antonella Iannuccelli, Club Administrator.

Team Essex Volleyball Club - Coach

Team Essex are looking to appoint a coach to join their ladies NVL team.

The club is one of the oldest clubs in Essex and also one of the most established ones, catering from junior to seniors.

The club is comprised of three NVL Teams: two men's and one ladies team. The club is affiliated with the Boswell Academy, which is producing a consistent flow of exceptionally talented juniors; local league clubs, which are happy to share their members with the club for further development; and of course some university athletes coming from two nearby universities.

The club ethos is around developing players and trying to compete at the top level of English volleyball.

The club would like to build its NVL ladies presence and is looking for a coach to share this journey on.

Requirements:

  • Volleyball England Level 1 qualification (minimum);
  • Clearance via DBS check (given that the club has a number of junior players ranging from 14 to 17);
  • Own transport to venue;
  • Available for training Tuesday and weekend fixtures as scheduled.

Remuneration:

  • Reimbursement of travel expenses;
  • Coaches will receive club branded training and match tops.

Closing date: 8th August 2021.

BUCS Volleyball SAG - Chair

BUCS is looking to recruit an influential and knowledgeable individual to act as Chair of the Volleyball Sports Advisory Group (SAG). Applicants are welcome from both inside and outside of the HE sector, including but not exclusive to NGB officers, coaches, officials, students, and administrators with experience of BUCS programmes. 

For more information: https://bit.ly/3eqEZM5

Closing date: 13th August 2021

Reading University Men's Volleyball Team - Coach

Reading University Volleyball team is looking for a competitive coach to train the men's team once per week (two hours, normally on Thursday evenings) for the 2021/2022 season.

Their goal is to be promoted to the first division of BUCS and to qualify again for the Student Cup. The team has managed to do this in the last two years. Furthermore, the team won the BUCS Cup (gold medalist) against East London in the last playable season before the pandemic.

The position is paid and transport is reimbursed.

Please contact the club president Ange Dougan for more information: c.y.a.dougan@student.reading.ac.uk

Closing date: 30th September 2021.

 

Stockport VC Juniors - Coaches

S'PORT

Stockport Volleyball Club are looking for coaches to join their rapidly expanding junior development Academy.

One of the fastest growing clubs, based in the North West of England, the juniors (beginners, intermediate and Academy) are in need of extra ‘leaders’ and coaches. For what is a relatively newly established club, the evolution has been a success story. Since its formation in 2015, the club now competes in the Greater Manchester Volleyball Association’s local leagues and enter Volleyball England’s National Cups.  This year the club's U15s, in their inaugural season, reached the finals of the National Championships at the National Volleyball Centre.

“The S’PORT”, as the club is affectionately known, wants to continue this impressive momentum. To that end, supplementary coaches are sought.  The below is not prescriptive, but illustrative of the types of people that might be both interested and considered suitable for these roles.  The wider picture is a development route through Academy to NVL Men’s and NVL Women’s Teams, in Division 1 and Division 3N, respectively.

Requirements:

  • Volleyball England Level 1 qualification (minimum)
  • Clearance via DBS check to coach juniors
  • Previous experience in coaching juniors
  • Training Wednesday (evening) and weekend fixtures, as scheduled
  • Within accessibility to base(s) in Stockport (North West).

Remuneration: 

  • All coaches are paid a competitive hourly rate with all equipment provided
  • All coaches will receive the S’PORT branded training top(s).

How to apply:

Please email your covering letter explaining why you are interested in the post, preference for coaching either the Academy Boys or Academy Girls and why you think you would be a suitable candidate, plus a CV.

Applications should be sent to Adrian Stores by 30th July 2021 via adrian@stockportvolleyball.com.

Coventry & Warwick Riga VC - NVL Coach

Coventry

Coventry & Warwick Riga VC are looking to appoint a Ladies National Volleyball League coach.

The coaching role is to work with the club's established Ladies National League Division 3 team to run trainings and match day coaching. Training is typically Tuesday evenings (7.30 - 9.30pm) at Centre AT7 in Coventry and matches are on weekends (every three weeks or so) in Coventry or at the away venue in a triangular format. 

The successful candidate will develop and deliver a training programme over the season. These sessions are held from August to the end of April and this role would be expected to deliver the majority of the sessions.

Coventry & Warwick Riga Volleyball Club is an established club that received the Volleyball England Club of the Year award in 2020. The role is voluntary but you would be joining with the support and infrastructure of the Club, including established players, venue and a dedicated committee. The ladies coach of the club's Division 1 team is internationally qualified so will provide good development opportunities for the successful candidate. We currently run three NVL teams, a recreational section and have a flourishing junior programme. Qualified coaches are an essential part of our set up to help all of our players reach their volleyball potential. See www.rigavolleyball.com for more info. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver high standard of technical coaching for the various players
  • Design and deliver a training programme across the season which develops technical, tactical and physical skills of the team
  • Match day coaching of the team to assist the team in reaching its goals in competitive competition 
  • Collaborating with Ladies Division 1 coach on training and player development
  • Drive towards specific goals agreed by the club committee.

Role requirements:

  • Volleyball England Qualified Level 1 or above (if Level 1 coach should have a willingness to work towards Level 2). If you have the skills and experience the Club is willing to support you obtaining your Level 1
  • Able to attend training weekly and matches on weekends
  • Experience in coaching competitive adult teams
  • Always have a current DBS check (this can be completed by successful candidate on appointment)
  • Willingness to work with both experienced players and junior/development players to ensure sustainability of the squad. 

We are also expanding our junior programme so are interested to hear from coaches who would be keen to get involved in coaching junior volleyball too.

How to apply

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Clare at general@rigavolleyball.com. To apply please send a covering email setting out why you would be suitable for the role to the same email address.

Bedminster VC & Bristol Spikers Junior VC – Coaches and Safeguarding Officers

BEMI

Coaches

Are you a retired player who misses volleyball? Are you someone that has coached in the past?  Are you someone who has played or coached in a different sport and wants to develop your transferable skills? If you said yes to any of the above, then Bedminster VC and Bristol Spikers Junior VC want to hear from you!               

The clubs are looking for both experienced and inexperienced coaches. The clubs have a huge support network in place to support anyone who takes on the role, which can be as much or as little as they want. You will not be alone. As a coach, you will have a squad manager, an assistant coach, safeguarding support, and a vast range of coaching equipment. If you want help, the clubs can provide session plans and an experienced coach to mentor and support you.

Assistant Coaches

Interested in learning to coach? Both clubs are also looking for at least four assistant coaches. Your role will be assisting the coach. This will be feeding balls setting up / taking down equipment and delivering simple tasks. Possibly leading in one to four small group coaching from a plan. Although beneficial you do not have to have experience of volleyball, but you must be confident in a group environment.  You will be supported and have a coach a squad manager & safeguarding support with you. In addition, you will be in regular contact with a mentor for guidance and support. You will not be alone. You can do as much or as little as you want to suit your own personal commitments.

Safeguarding

Probably the most important element of a junior club’s activity. Bristol and Bedminster have an exceptional record over many years as safeguarding it taken very seriously. Their safeguarding team picks up on mental health issues, this could be a change in behavior, erratic behavior (but not limited to) juniors showing signs of self-harming. As we return to play post the pandemic, the club anticipates the need for safeguarding to be vastly increased. They are looking for at least four people to join their safeguarding team. The clubs run active (visible) & passive (covert) safeguarding at sessions.

Requirements

As mandatory the clubs expect you to go through a DBS check. If you are not a British national, they reserve the right to carry out similar checks in your home nation. They will ensure, (and support financially) that you have the right first aid certification, mental health training, safeguarding training & coaching qualification(s). As part of your continuous personal development, the clubs will expect you to always be pushing towards the next level of qualification. You may have none of these qualifications, but they will help you gain everything you need.

Remuneration

Both Clubs are “Not for Profit” Organisations run by volunteers with Bedminster VC having full C.A.S.C. status. The clubs recognise that anyone taking up these roles is making a huge commitment & should not be left out of pocket for their efforts. Where possible they will cover all course fees & for the right person, and offer modest remuneration & expenses.

How to apply

If you are interested in any of the above roles, please email a cover letter letting the clubs know a little about you to Christy, Safeguarding Officer: Bedminstervolleyball@outlook.com.

If you would like an informal chat please call Tim Clifford: 0778 962 0272.

Closing date: 30th September.

Do you have a volleyball vacancy?

If you're an affiliated club with a vacancy and would like to advertise on this page, please email a full job description and any supporting documents to communications@volleyballengland.org These can be paid jobs or volunteer roles.