Volunteer

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

At any given time, we will have a number of vacant positions within our organisation. Some of these positions may be brand new, but some may have a long and established history. Some vacancies may be for temporary positions, working on a particular project such as the British Quidditch Cup. Others may be permanent positions, working in one of our departments under a member of the Executive Management Team.

To apply for a staff position in QuidditchUK, we ask that you first read the position description on this page and then fill out the form below.

The table below is constantly updated within vacancies. 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!

Communications Director

Department: Communications

The Communications Director is ultimately responsible for how QuidditchUK is seen by and presented to both the quidditch community and the wider world. They oversee the Media, Multimedia and Marketing Departments and as well as sitting on the Executive Management Team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: writing, editing and publishing press releases, news posts and articles for QuidditchUK, liasing with tournament committees to ensure the correct level of tournament coverage and facilitating communication between the organising committee and the attending teams and guiding the social media and graphical design direction of the organisation.

The correct candidate for the position will feel comfortable leading by example to ensure the required work gets done, but they also must be able to delegate work to the department and ensure it works as an effective whole. They must be dedicated and determined with a drive to succeed and a strong vision for the future of QuidditchUK.
Closes 14/10/2017

Health and Safety Officer

Department: Events

The Health and Safety Officer will work under the Events Director (Tom Challinor).
Key Responsibilities:
– Creating risk assessments for QuidditchUK events
– Organising First Aid Cover for events
– Help share opportunities to take first aid qualifications with the community.
– Responsible for all administration related to the collection of medical details for emergencies
Closes 14/10/2017

Southern Expansion Manager

Department: Outreach & Development

The Southern Expansion Manager will work within the Outreach team in the Outreach and Development department to engage with and support people interested in setting up new teams in the South of England.
– The Southern Expansion Manager should be friendly, outgoing and passionate about the growth of quidditch in the UK.
– Experience of setting up or running a team would be an advantage, but primarily we’re looking for someone friendly and excited to introduce new people and teams to our sport. They may, if they wish, also support other departmental initiatives such as the Hooch Initiative or the Development Cup.
Closes 18/10/2017

Team UK Scout

Department: Outreach & Development (Team UK)

Team UK Scouts will, under the director of the Head of Research and Analysis, collect information specifically about promising new players. As with Statistics and Data volunteers, this will include a significant amount of filming games, watching footage back and analysing the skills and attributes of specific players. Selection decisions are made in accordance with the Team UK Selection Process.
Closes 21/10/2017

Referee Development Coordinator

Department: Gameplay

The Referee Development Coordinator will:
– Have fortnightly meetings with the gameplay department to help discuss gameplay matters and input any ideas/work from the role.
– Working on resources that would aid the development of refereeing in the UK
– Continuously administrate the online referee tests and referee qualifications
– Work on tasks with other referee development co-ordinators
Closes 21/10/2017