Work Placement Opportunities with GreaterSport, Manchester

Opportunity Provider: GreaterSport

GreaterSport are always open to have volunteers in the office, where we can, to help with different aspects of the business, whether this be to gain experience or to complete a placement for university etc.

We are a Greater Manchester charity aiming to change lives through sport by creating, providing and enabling sustainable opportunities for everyone to take part in sport and physical activity.

GreaterSport work in 6 hubs. If you were to undergo a placement below are the types of opportunities you could get involved in:

Marketing & Communications

Help promote sport and physical activity opportunities throughout Greater Manchester using a variety of methods.

Physical Activity

Promote and connect mass participation to the ongoing GM running offer; website/run groups/workplace.


Monitor & evaluate the impact of Sport England funded programmes.

Research areas to increase participation for people who do not participate in sport.

Children and Young People

To lead on the monitoring and evaluation aspect of the School Games, in particular focusing on the transition between education and community sport.


Evaluate the effect that coaches can have on recruiting & retaining participants.

Identify areas where the volunteer workforce can be increased to add value to participant experience.

Business Operations

Support business development within GreaterSport; safeguarding/child protection and HR.

Next Steps:

If you would like to be considered for a work placement at GreaterSport email a personal statement (1000 words maximum) detailing who you are, what skills you bring, the area you are interested in and why you would like to work with GreaterSport to

Based in : Manchester
Open to: Across GM
Travel expenses: No
Lunch provided: No
Refreshments provided: No
Childcare provision: No
Opportunity available: Please see opportunity details
Close date: 31st March 2019
Is this opportunity ongoing? Yes
Opportunity Category: Volunteering Work Experience Placement
Listing status: Live

Contact details
Contact person:
Telephone: 07841 776472
GreaterSport, National Squash Centre
Rowsley Street
M11 3FF

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