Volunteer

Volunteering with QuadballUK is like joining a family – we work together, play together, support and build each other up in our mutual journey, collaborating towards the single aim of developing the sport of quadball in the United Kingdom.

To apply for a volunteer position in QuadballUK, we ask that you first read the position description on this page and then fill out the form. Junior roles are typically 2 hours or less commitment, though some reach 5-6 hours during peak times (e.g. around a tournament). Though slightly more varied, Senior roles are typically 2-4 hours per week with some reaching reaching 7-8 during peak times. Executive roles average 2-6 hours during quiet times, making them the most varied, and they can reach 6-8 during peaks with some positions clocking more than 10 hours per week. From time to time we also advertise temporary positions, low commitment roles working on a specific project.

This page is constantly updated with new vacancies so please check back often to see if a position of interest to you has become available. If you would like to volunteer with us and there is not a vacancy or role in the area you feel you are suited to, please still get in contact with us by selecting Other in the form below and we will see what we can do!

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Presidential Department

Oversee the direction and leadership of QuadballUK as a sport and organisation. Department workload includes executive decision making, partner relationship management, supervising volunteers and projects, policy drafting, representing QuadballUK nationally and internationally, and chairing regular meetings.

Vice President

Executive Level Volunteer

The Vice President supports the president, acts as a National and International Representative of QuadballUK and supports the development of the Sport and the community. They help guide the Executive Management Team and are a full voting partner. This role is great for anyone interested in leadership, communicating a vision and enabling a team to develop for the future.

Clubs Department

The main point of contact for clubs regarding support and development. Department workload includes developing grants, identifying areas for expansion, assisting new and developing clubs, player transfers, improving the standard of play through coaching programmes, directing communication between clubs and QuadballUK leadership.

Coaching Development Coordinator

Senior Level Volunteer
The Coaching Development Coordinator develops resources to support club coaches. They report to the Clubs Director but can expect to collaborate with volunteers in the Gameplay department to identify key areas for development across teams and regions. Individuals with coaching experience are highly desirable.

Welsh Expansion Manager

Senior Level Volunteer

The Expansion Managers support players looking to set up new teams in their respective regions, as well as existing clubs looking to grow. They offer advice to committees and recommend resources to get teams started and provide a platform for existing teams to reach a new level. Although Expansion managers focus primarily on their own region, they can collaborate with other managers as needed and can expect support from the Clubs Director. Anyone with a passion for seeing their region grow will be ideal for this role. Applications are only open to those living in this region.

Clubs Officer

Junior Level Volunteer

The Clubs Officer work as a point of contact for clubs regarding support and development. They report to the Clubs Director but have the opportunity to work with different departments. This is a great starting point for Club expansion and engagement; works well for a flexible schedule and adds a boost to your skillset!

Events Department

Oversee the creation, development, and management aspects of official QuadballUK events. Department workloads include event bidding, schedules and formatting, venue search, third-party accreditation, and tournament direction.

Events Officer

Junior Level Volunteer

The Events Officer can work on many different tasks such as venue scouting, supporting QUK tournaments and reviewing tournament feedback. They report to the Events Director but have the opportunity to work with different departments to bring Events together. This is a great starting point for Event Management; works well for a flexible schedule and adds a boost to your skillset!

Gameplay Department

Oversee the creation and development of resources and training for referees and snitch runners across QuadballUK. Department workload includes rulebook adjustments, training resources, field testing, and standardisation of official ability across QuadballUK tournaments and leagues.

Tournament Gameplay Coordinator

Senior Level Volunteer

We’re looking for experienced volunteers to help with running gameplay associated with tournaments. This includes rulebook adjustments, training resources, field testing, and standardisation of official ability across QuadballUK tournaments and leagues. A good working knowledge of the rulebook is essential, and some experience refereeing will also serve you well.

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Gameplay Officer

Junior Level Volunteer

An entry level role for the gameplay department. Experiences as a player, referee, coach, and snitch are useful for those interested, and for those with knowledge of rules and tournament management, alongside an enthusiasm for improving the game and tournaments.

Media Department

Oversee all aspects of QuadballUK media and marketing. Department workload includes social media management, film and photography, copywriting, public relations and releases, content creation, website development, graphic design, and media resource creation for clubs.

Photography Coordinator

Senior Level Volunteer
We're looking for a Photographer with a strong portfolio to take and edit photos and coordinate and manage project photographers. We want to create a new visual style for QuadballUK, working with new and existing photographs from previous seasons, repurposing and releasing to boost our internal and external image. Throughout the season they will work alongside the Events and Media Directors to organise and manage photographers for QuadballUK events.

Video Coordinator

Senior Level Volunteer
We're looking for a Videographer with a strong portfolio to create and edit Media for our social feeds, merchandise, and promotional materials and coordinating and managing project volunteers. We want to create a new visual style for QuadballUK, working with new and existing footage from previous seasons, repurposing and releasing to boost our internal and external image. Throughout the season they will work alongside the Events and Media Directors to manage and assign event volunteers including videographers, commentators, and livestream partners.

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Content Writer

Junior Level Volunteer
We're looking for a writer to create content for our social feeds, merchandise, and promotional materials. We want to release regular content and events coverage for QuadballUK, working with new and existing content and pieces from previous seasons, repurposing and releasing to boost our community engagement.

Design Assistant

Junior Level Volunteer
We're looking for someone with graphic design experience and a portfolio of consistently excellent visual work. This is an ad hoc role and will involve researching new design projects as they arise, making rough sketches and preparing content for release.

Operations Department

Oversee the financial, legal, and logistical aspects to QuadballUK. Department workload includes merchandise, budgeting, expenses, sponsorships, and policy oversight.

Operations Director

Executive Level Volunteer

This role oversees QuadballUK's financial, legal and logistics needs. They manage QuadballUK's budgets and spending, produce financial forecasts, and review QuadballUK's legal requirements as an incorporated company.

The Operations director forms a part of the Executive Management Team, taking part in weekly update meetings, and is a full voting partner of the company Quadball Ltd. alongside the President and Vice President.

Experience in finance or the legal sector is highly desirable for this role. Key skills for the role include time management, leadership experience and attention to detail.

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Operations Assistant

Junior Level Volunteer
The Operations Assistant offers assistance on projects within the department including processing payments, creating departmental budgets, and research into new programs to improve the department's efficiency. They report to the Operations Director. Experience in finance or budgeting (e.g. as a treasurer), research skills and versatile computer skills are all useful to the role. This role offers a flexible time commitment with an average of 1-2 hours a week.

Finance Assistant

Junior Level Volunteer
The Finance Assistant offers assistance streamlining the payment process and refunding claims to volunteers at QuadballUK events. They report to the Operations Director. This role is great for anyone with an interest in finance. Desirable skills include organisation, experience in budgeting, and teamwork skills.

Technology

Oversee the software which underpins QuadballUK's work. Department workload includes development and maintenance of our website, membership system, scouting system, and scheduling integration.

Technology Officer

Junior Level Volunteer

Technology Officers help develop and maintain QuadballUK’s tech infrastructure. This includes our website and behind the scenes software for managing membership. This role reports to the Technology Director, but will also work closely with the President on any administration issues. Some experience writing code for a production project is desirable, especially in JavaScript/TypeScript.

Volunteers

Oversee the ever important recruitment and wellbeing of our volunteers. Department workload includes recruitment of volunteer staff, development and training, health and wellbeing, volunteer disciplinary matters, and identifying areas within QuadballUK that require volunteer resources.

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Recruitment Officer

Junior Level Volunteer

We’re looking for folks interested in boosting QUK’s volunteer recruitment efforts throughout the community and beyond. Responsibilities will include coming up with new ideas to promote our roles and helping take notes during volunteer interviews.

Youth Department

Oversee the creation and growth of youth quadball across the country by developing resources and working directly with our official Youth Quadball Partner, Enrich Education.

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We currently don't have any roles in the Youth Department.

If you would like to register your interest please complete the volunteer form with general youth volunteer in the role field and tell us about your skill set.

National Team Volunteers

Develop, coordinate, and train the most talented players in the country at the highest levels of competitive international quadball.

Team Scotland Head Coach

As Head Coach you’re responsible for the development, training and performance of talented Scottish quadball players on the world stage! This includes overseeing squad selection, managing the coaching team, liaising with the scouting team, developing training strategies and tactics, and working with the Manager to organise regular training. We’re looking for applicants who have a strong background in coaching, in and out of quidditch, with a vision and plan for how they’ll make the team competitive on an international stage.

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Team Scotland Assistant Coach

Senior Level Volunteer
As the assistant coach you will support the roles and responsibilities held by the head coaches. This includes helping the Head Coach with squad selection, talking to scouts, and assisting on training and tactics. We’re looking for applicants who have a strong background in coaching to help take our national team to success!

Team Scotland Assistant Manager

Senior Level Volunteer

Assistant Managers play a crucial role in supporting national team leadership with their day-to-day duties. This includes a wide variety of tasks from fundraising to logistics so it’s a good chance to get a broad range of experience. They may also take point in covering for the manager in their absence.

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Team Scotland Media Coordinator

Junior Level Volunteer

Want to help rep your national team? We’re searching for a content creator to work closely with our national team staff on their social media, talking with journalists, and writing copy for the QUK website. If you want to play a part in promoting the achievements of your national team far and wide then this is the job for you!

Team Wales Media Coordinator

Junior Level Volunteer

Want to help rep your national team? We’re searching for a content creator to work closely with our national team staff on their social media, talking with journalists, and writing copy for the QUK website. If you want to play a part in promoting the achievements of your national team far and wide then this is the job for you!

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Team England Coaching Aide

Junior Level Volunteer
As the coaching aide you will support the roles and responsibilities held by the head and assistant coaches. This includes helping the Head Coach with training and tactics. We’re looking for applicants who have a strong background in coaching to help take our national team to success!

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National Team Coaching Trainee

Junior Level Volunteer
This is an entry level position to allow potential coaches to learn and train with national team squads in the interests of developing coaches. As the coaching trainee you will be attending the team in a learning capacity this includes helping the Head Coach with training and tactics. We’re looking for applicants who have a strong interest in coaching and want to develop their skillset.

Assistant Head Scout

Senior Level Volunteer

Assist the national teams’ coaching leadership in identifying and recognising top-level quadball talent across the country. You will gauge performances of those who have requested to be scouted, and report to the national team coaches so they can make an informed decision about selection.

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