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Working within Sport

The University of East Anglia, UEA Sport and the UEA Student union have many opportunities for students to volunteer and work within sport. Please see the Drop downsbelow for all options we have available however if you would like any further information please email


Coaching Vacancies

Men's Football Coaching Vacanies:

UEA+Sport are looking to work with a dedicated, motivated and enthusiastic Level 1 Football Coaches on a voluntary basis who will inspire and engage the next generation of sporting talent at UEA. 

You will provide sports services to the UEA+Sport Football Club on a voluntary basis. The Sportspark pride ourselves on delivering the highest level of customer care, so in addition to your coaching responsibilities, you will be expected to build and develop relationships with external stakeholders. You will have the use of the University and Sportspark facilities to carry out your coaching services.


If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity, have a passion for sport, and set yourself the highest standards, then we would love to hear from you. 


Applicants must have:
FA Level 1 qualification or above (including Safeguarding the First Aid)

Experience of coaching Football for a minimum of 2 seasons

Indemnity Insurance
Applicants will also need to travel to and from venues


Please find the role description here.


If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please forward details of your CV and Covering letter to Paul Neary, Head of Football – by 25th July 2019.


Successful candidates will be requested to attend an interview, deliver a practical session and bring original copies of the above.



Student Strength & Conditioning Ambassdors:


An exciting opportunitiy to learn some new skills and put your passion to practice with uea+sport. If you have an interest in becoming a Fitness Instructor or Strength and Conditioning Coach this opportunity is not to be missed.


We are offering students the opportunity to complete their Level 3 in Personal Training (REPS accredited qualidication) as part of this course at a heavily discounted rate (Approx. £600 as opposed to £1600).


Please find the role description here.


If you are interested in this role please send a CV and covering letter outlining why you would be good for the role to Sophie Thomas (Student Performance Sport Manager) via email – If you have any questions, please also contact Sophie Thomas.  


Closing Date: Friday 2nd August 2019


Successful candidates will be requested to attend an interview.