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Voluntary Vacancies


Experienced Physiotherapist

A Fantastic opportunity for a qualified physiotherapist to gain sports experience with the British Canoe Slalom Team at international competitions this summer.

This is a voluntary position, with travel and subsistence expenses paid, the successful candidate will also receive British Canoeing kit to wear at the event.

The Events will be:

  • Junior and U23 European Championships June 27-July 8, 2019 Slovakia
  • Junior and U23 World Championships July 8 – July 21, 2019 Poland

The role will be supervised by a Senior physiotherapist so it will be a great learning opportunity.

This role would suit someone who has been working for a few years as a physio and is attempting to gain more experience in sports.

If interested in attending either of these events to support and shadow the lead physiotherapist, please email your CV and any questions you may have to Andy Powell before April 30 2019.

[email protected]

Awarding Body Committee Member (Voluntary)

Title: Awarding Body Committee Member (Voluntary)

Location: Flexible

Salary: Voluntary

British Canoeing is the United Kingdom's Governing Body for the sport and recreation of canoeing and kayaking. This is an exciting time for British Canoeing, following the launch of our ambitious new strategy for paddlesport in the UK (2017-2021) “Stronger Together” which incorporates the aspirations for success in Tokyo in 2020.  During the last four years, British athletes have won multiple World Cup, European Championship, World Championship and Olympic medals in Canoe Sprint and Para-canoe. British Canoeing has an aspiration to deliver even more medals in more championship events and to inspire the next generation through exceptional performances. 

This role is voluntary, although reasonable expenses required to fulfil the duties of the role will be reimbursed in line with British Canoeing’s expenses policy.

The successful candidate will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to act as a point of contact for the BCAB Responsible Officer in relation to all activities undertaken by the awarding organisation that are of interest to regulators.

To apply:

Please send a covering letter and CV to: Lee Pooley, British Canoeing Awarding Body, National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU. Or email [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 8th May 2019.

Interviews will provisionally be held in June 2019.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, British Canoeing is only permitted to ask an individual information about ‘unspent’ cautions and convictions. This will be carried out through completion of a DBS Basic Check.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone taking part in our sport, including children and young people, and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

 British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer.