Cricket Events Officer Internship – Lincolnshire County Cricket

Lincolnshire Cricket, the National Governing Body for cricket in Lincolnshire is seeking to recruit a volunteer Events Officer with in an interest in gaining valuable experience within sports development and events.

The position will allow the successful applicant to gain experience at the following events within Lincolnshire:

  • The Lincolnshire Show
  • Lincolnshire Coaches Association Conference
  • Coach CPD Workshops
  • Heckington Show
  • Double Dozen social cricket event
  • Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards (OSCAs)
  • PCA Masters/Lashings matches
  • Freshers Fayres
  • England U19 Fixtures
  • Lincolnshire County Cricket Ltd Festival
  • Lincolnshire County Cricket Club fixtures
  • Regional festival
  • Beach cricket day

Opportunities to develop skills within the sports development domain include: Working alongside experienced Cricket Development Officers and community coaches; Engaging with external organisations within and outside the sports development domain; Receive bespoke training and mentoring sessions; Gain valuable coaching experience (mediums such as Cricket Factory); Experience in developing plans and risk assessments.

The placement will last the length of the summer season with support provided by senior development officers within Lincolnshire County Cricket.

For an informal discussion please contact Kevin Spence or Andy Hibberd on 01522 528838.

Potential applicants should read the person specification and role profile carefully. CV’s and covering letters should be returned to: Kevin Spence, Chief Executive Officer, Lincolnshire County Cricket Ltd, Imprint House, Wrightsway, Lincoln, LN2 4JY or emailed to with ‘Cricket Events Officer Internship’ as the subject.

 Casual Community Sports Coach – United in the Community

Through the expansion of work we are looking at increasing our team of Casual Community Sports Coaches to work within different projects within our organisation. We require lead coaches to deliver sessions across a number of different sports, within a Primary and Secondary Education setting as well as in a range of community settings.

There are opportunities for regular and ad-hoc working hours for the right candidates; including daytime, afternoon, evening and weekend activities. Having your own transport is essential and we welcome applications from people with coaching qualifications in multiple sports, especially in; Dance, Badminton, Gymnastics, Basketball, Volleyball, Rugby, Netball, Gymnastics, Cheerleading, Cycling, Athletics, Table Tennis and additionally Jog Leaders

The candidate will hold at least:
• A current NGB Level 2 coaching qualification or above
•A valid Emergency Aid certificate and have attended a Safeguarding Children workshop.

Candidates must have: Previous Coaching Experience, ideally in a range of environments including Schools/ Clubs & Community settings, a valid full UK driving licence and regular access to effective means of transport.

Visit to download an application pack.

Closing date for applications is Friday 20th February at 5pm, and interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 2nd March 2015 at The Jakemans Stadium, the home of Boston United Football Club.

Community Sports Coach – United in the Community

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified coach to join us in the role of Community Sports Coach, and help us develop and expand our range of community sports activities ahead of our move to a new glitzy stadium at The Quadrant.

The role will be focusing on 3 areas:
• School Sports
• Sports Participation
• Health & Physical Activity

The role will involve delivering of a range of sports coaching activities aimed at increasing people’s participation in a range of sports. Additionally the role will involve delivering at a range of projects using sport as an engagement tool. You will be expected to plan, deliver and evaluate a range of coaching activity to a wide range of sectors within the local community.
The role will require working unsociable hours including evening, weekends and public holidays where appropriate.
If you have a minimum 2 years of coaching experience and hold a minimum NGB Level 2 sports coaching qualifications, we look forward to hearing from you.

*These posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS Check and references.

Visit to download an application pack.

Closing date for applications is Friday 20th February at 5pm, and interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 2nd March 2015 at The Jakemans Stadium, the home of Boston United Football Club.

Volunteer Administrative Secretary – Lincolnshire Hockey Association

Lincolnshire Hockey Association is looking for a volunteer administrative secretary. Knowledge of the sport is not necessary as the post mainly involves arranging and keeping the minutes of no more than four meetings a year, collating material from clubs for the annual handbook and passing on to clubs emails from England hockey and other hockey and sports sources.

There is also a vacancy for a secretary to organise the England Hockey Single System in the county and this involves fixing dates for the Junior Academy and Junior Development sessions for which training will be given.

You will be joining an active and progressive team running the sport at all levels and more important you will be making an important contribution to the continuance of hockey within the county.

Those interested should send details of your interest to Philip Ingall, LHA Chairman on email or write to Philip Ingall, Crown Cottage, Main Street, Farndon, Newark NG24 3SA

Lincolnshire Sport Board of Trustees

Lincolnshire Sport is looking to recruit new members to the board of Trustees. The Trustees are responsible for the strategic direction, governance and development of this highly regarded sports charity based in Lincoln. The role requires someone with strategic vision and an understanding of the voluntary, community and sport sector. The Trustees set overall policy, targets and evaluate performance for this thriving sporting organisation that supports voluntary and community sports groups throughout Lincolnshire.

This is an exciting opportunity to support a dedicated staff and volunteer team who offer a range of services to local sporting groups, community clubs and other charitable organisations.

Trustee Board Meetings are held six times a year, you will also be expected to attend various meetings and events throughout the year. The constitution reflects this as a 3 year post.

For more information please contact Janet Inman (CEO) on 07766 540 735, or email your CV to

Become a Coach and Instructor Pro Member with Lincolnshire Sport

Lincolnshire Sport is looking for coaches who can deliver sports within a Primary school setting. We require lead coaches to deliver sessions across a number of different sports, within the Educational environment. Sign up to the Lincolnshire Coach and Instructor Network (CIN) and become a Pro Member to have:

  • Opportunities to increase deployment through being seen as a quality deliverer as checks are completed by Lincolnshire Sport and endorsed by Lincolnshire County Council Children’s Services
  • Coach observation and Personal Development Planning
  • The opportunity to become a coach in a select group of coaches to be utilised by Lincolnshire Sport which can lead to possible opportunities for paid work
  • Opportunities to link with Regional and National Partners

Lincolnshire Sport, works collaboratively with National Governing Bodies, Sport England and Sports Coach UK to ensure the following Minimum Standards for active Coaches are in place and/or coaches/instructors have the opportunity to achieve them.

All ‘Pro’ Members must have or be working towards;

  • Minimum Level 2 Qualification (National Governing Body or Fitness related)
  • Public Liability insurance
  • Safeguarding Course Attendance
  • First Aid
  • Able to link sports sessions to National Curriculum Standards (through relevant training or experience)
  • Fully DBS Checked (previously Enhanced CRB)

Contact or call 01522 585580 and ask for Tom Armstrong for more information.