Tuesday 8th November 2022

Board Director Scottish ClubSport

An exciting opportunity to get involved with Scottish ClubSport as a board director!

Scottish ClubSport – Director Advert October 2022

Scottish ClubSport (SCS) is a national partner of sportscotland and the national umbrella body for local ClubSport networks and Sports Councils across Scotland, representing a current membership of 32 with a combined total of over 2,200 community sport clubs and organisations, 322,000 individuals, from more than 65+ sports.

SCS aims to support members to be the strongest organisations they can be by delivering our 4 key pillars: Volunteer Support, Membership Development, Advocacy Activity and Strong Governance.

SCS is a values driven organisation. We aim to be supportive, inclusive and collaborative.

Being a Director of Scottish ClubSport means;

  • Being part of Scotland`s largest network of local Sports Councils and ClubSport networks
  • Providing national support for local sport
  • Inputting into national consultations and advocating for and on behalf of local sport

As a Director you have access to;

  • A network of local and national partners and members
  • Regular updates from our National Development Manager and partner organisations
  • FREE training, webinars and networking events
  • Resources, guidelines, toolkits and case studies via Actify portal and Scottish ClubSport website

As a Director you will support Scottish ClubSport to:

  • Represent members in key strategic networks i.e Cross Party Group for Sport, SGB Chairs Forum, LGBTI+ Sports Committee, SSA Leaders Forum, sportscotland forums
  • Encourage more organisations to join our Associate Membership to allow for greater access to other sporting organisations across Scotland and increase club membership locally
  • Advocate for the importance of Community and Club Sport to national and local leaders
  • Apply a Changing Lives approach and promote more sustainable practices within our work

This is an exciting time to join Scottish ClubSport as we have recently;

  • Secured two years of additional funding to support our work until March 2024
  • Started to develop our new 2024 strategy
  • Established a Young Persons Working Group to support our Youth Leadership initiative
  • Developed exciting partnerships with Decathlon UK, Scottish Student Sport and more

Please take a look at the Director adverts. We have 3 positions for Ordinary Director and 2 positions for Independent Director. The deadline for applications is Friday 18th November and virtual interviews will take place soon after (dates to be confirmed and will be guided by applicant availability)

If you have any questions regarding these roles, please contact Gary Grieve, National Development Manager – ndm@scottishclubsport.co.uk / 07528 719350.

Ordinary Director – Advert

Independent Director – Advert

Application Form