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.

Spelthorne VC - Coaches

Spelthorne VC is looking to appoint two experienced coaches.

The first will deliver training sessions on Thursdays for players of all abilities and experience levels. The successful candidate will develop and deliver a training programme over the season. These sessions are held from September to the end of April on Thursdays between 7:30-9:30pm, and this role would be expected to deliver the majority of the training sessions, which take place at the Egham Orbit sports centre (Surrey, TW20 8NL).

The second position is for a ladies training session coach. These sessions are held from September to the end of April on Tuesdays between 7:30-9:30pm, and this role would be expected to deliver the majority of the training sessions, which take place at the Egham Orbit sports centre (Surrey, TW20 8NL).

Spelthorne VC is an established club in Surrey. It has six teams in the Surrey leagues and more than 60 members of a mixture of abilities.

Appointing qualified coaches has become a priority this season as the club seeks to grow the club in the area, increase participation and develop further the talent.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver high standard of technical coaching
  • Design a training programme to develop technical, tactical and physical skills
  • Develop individual training programmes for key players, ensuring high potential players are given the chance to grow
  • Improve the competitiveness of the teams
  • Drive towards specific goals agreed by the club committee

Role requirements:

  • At least Volleyball England, or equivalent, qualified coach
  • Experience in coaching competitive adult teams
  • Always have a current DBS check
  • The club currently only has adult members but as we grow we may introduce a junior section and as a result the coach would need to complete safeguarding and protecting workshops
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. If you have any questions about the roles, please contact the club via Spelthornevc@gmail.com or Pedro Fernandes – pedro.surreyvolleyball@gmail.com.

University of Northampton - Men's and Women's Coach

Northampton Student Sport is looking for a coach to train its Men’s and Women’s BUCS teams for the 2020/2021 season. This is a paid role of £20/hr with room for negotiation depending on experience.

The Men’s squad re-entered the BUCS leagues last season, achieving a 2nd place finish in Midlands Tier 3. The Women’s squad are a newly formed team, with ambitions to enter the BUCS league either this season or next year. With both clubs in early stages of their development, they are in need of a passionate coach who will ensure that the sport is played safely, and sessions are carried out inclusively.

The teams are looking for a Level 2 qualified volleyball coach but will consider a Level 1 coach dependent on their experience. The role requires someone who can deliver a 1.5 hour training sessions to both the men’s and the women’s squads (total three hours a week). The coach should be able to adapt their session according to the different needs of their two squads and should be able to build good communication with the clubs’ committees to this end.

Coaches should ideally have experience of coaching students competing in BUCS, or at least coaching at a teenager/adult level. Coaches are expected to have a good understanding of FIVB rules and regulations, as well as BUCS Volleyball specific rules and regulations.

The clubs both train on Thursday nights at the University of Northampton Waterside Campus, NN1 5PH, from 19:00 – 20:30 (Men’s) and 20:30 – 22:00 (Women’s). Cheap parking is available on-site.

To apply for the role, please send a cover letter of no more than 500 words to su.sport@northampton.ac.uk. Please the same email address to ask any questions. Applications are also welcome from coaches who would only be able to attend only one of the sessions.

The University of Cambridge - Men's First Team Coach

The University of Cambridge Men’s First Volleyball team is looking for a passionate and dedicated coach for the 2020/21 season. The club see coaching as an integral part of developing and preparing its teams to compete at a high level in the BUCS league and the Student Cup.

The Men’s Frist Team has played in the First Division of the Midlands region for a number of seasons, recently ranking 4th in the 2019/20 season. Moreover, the team made it to the final of the BUCS Cup, which was unfortunately cancelled due to the pandemic. On top of this, the team ranked 5th in the Student Cup competition.

The Men’s First coach would ideally be available for 2-3 training sessions every week with each session lasting 2 hours at the University of Cambridge Sports Centre. Furthermore, it would ideal if the coach is also available for matches. The new coach would be expected to begin in October this year and pay will be negotiated upon an email of interest for the position.

If you are interested, please kindly contact the team captain João at jav44@cam.ac.uk with an outline of your coaching credentials and availability. For more information about the Cambridge University Volleyball Club, please visit http://cuvc.org/index.php.

The coach would be appointed by the club and will not be a university employee.

The deadline for applications is 20th September, 2020.

Black Country - NVL and U18 Girls Coach

Black Country Volleyball are looking to appoint a committed and passionate Head Coach for their Women's NVL and Young Girls programme. Black Country are currently in Division 2 (North) and regularly feature in the last eight of national age group competitions. The club's philosophy is reflected in its mission to recruit, retain and reward young athletes.

The club's management and current coaching team is looking to engage with a motivated and talented individual, someone who would aspire to take teams to the next level whilst fully embracing the club's values of commitment, loyalty and contribution. This person is going to grow as a coach and add value to the club as a whole.

The position will provide a unique opportunity to develop coaching skills. Limited out of pocket expenses may be offered to the right candidate. The ideal candidate will work alongside the Technical Director at training ( who has considerable European experience) and be part of the club's coaching group. They will help to create a structured development plan for all aspects of the club.

Commitments:

  • Coaching Black Country's NVL side one evening (2 hours) a week League and Cup fixtures.
  • National age group weekends.
  • Supporting stakeholder (feeder) clubs. Up to two hours a week.
  • The squad will be predominantly made up of teenagers with several junior national team members. The appointed coach will have a team manager and a club welfare officer as support and assistant coach/es in the age group competitions.

Please send a CV and a brief statement telling the club about your coaching credentials to: blackcountry.vc@gmail.com Closing date 1st November.

Nottingham Rockets - Men's First Team Coach

Nottingham Rockets is looking for a coach to train its Men’s first team in the NVL Division 3 for the 2020/2021 season.

Founded in 1968, the Men’s team has previously competed in Division 1 and has won the National Cup. The U18s Boys have also reached the Last 8s in their age grade competition. Club players have a strong drive and appetite for success and are keen to be pushed to be as successful as possible.

Rockets is looking for a Level 2 qualified volleyball coach but will consider a Level 1 coach dependent on their experience. This role requires someone who can deliver structured training sessions for two hours a week and attend official matches.

All Rockets coaches are required to do a DBS check because of the club's strong junior pathway. Many players not only progress into the Men’s 2nd team, but some also progress into the 1st team. The juniors that join the 1st team often go on to train and represent England at junior level.

The ideal candidate will be a positive role model for the squad and will uphold the club's values of respect and of playing the game in the right way. 

Please note this is a voluntary position. The deadline for applications is 1st December, 2020.

For more information please visit www.nottinghamrocketsvolleyball.co.uk or email nottinghamrockets@hotmail.co.uk.

Nottingham Rockets – Junior Volleyball Coaches

Nottingham Rockets is looking for coaches to join its junior development programme.

The club has around 20-30 participants (11-17 years-old) attending junior’s beginners/recreational sessions and around 10 ‘advanced’ juniors that train with its Women’s and Men’s 2nd teams.

The Rockets even have a few juniors playing in its NVL teams too, and these players often get picked to represent England at junior level too.

Over the next two years the club's development plan is to widen its reach across Nottingham with satellite locations to increase its junior offering into a full programme.

So, what is the club looking for?

  • Junior Coach – to plan and run the Junior development programme (Ideally a Level 2 qualified volleyball coach) with the support of the clubs coaching team.
  • Assistant Coaches – to help run the Junior sessions (The club is looking for either someone with a Level 1 coaching qualification or someone who has the desire to complete the course)
  • Team Coaches – Boys/Girls U18s Junior teams and Women’s 2 (East Midlands League)

To grow its coaching team overall, Nottingham Rockets is looking for Level 1 qualified coaches (or someone willing to do the course) that are looking to develop their skills and experience and be part of the Rockets coaching family and to take the club to the next level.

If you also wish to join one of the club's NVL or regional teams as a player, it will look to reduce your fees in recognition of your coaching.

All coaches are required to do a DBS check.

Nottingham Rockets expects its coaches to uphold its values of respect and of playing the game in the right way. She or he will be a positive role model for the juniors and will demonstrate excellent emotional intelligence.

Please note these are voluntary positions. The deadline for applications is 1st December, 2020. 

For more information please visit www.nottinghamrocketsvolleyball.co.uk or email nottinghamrockets@hotmail.co.uk.

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.