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!

Secretary

Department: Presidential

The Secretary to the President with work directly with both the President and Vice-President to coordinate and minute meetings and discussions. They are also responsible for other administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of EMT, such as publication of minutes summaries, maintenance of a standing agenda, and implementation of constitutional requirements and/or strategic objectives. They can expect to spend anywhere between 3 and 10 hours a week, depending on workload. They will be an essential part of EMT meetings and General Forums, taking and presenting notes as required. Applicants for this position should have an excellent grasp of English as well as note taking, and be willing to be flexible in their approach to work as necessary.
Open until 30/5/18

VENUE SCOUT

Department: Events

Venue scout will identify and seek out potential venues for future tournaments. Volunteers will organise for visits to potential venues, whether this be in person or recruiting local teams and coordinating visits accordingly.
Suitable for those with knowledge of what amenities a tournament requires, and is able to take into account different factors e.g. budgets, weather conditions, accessibility
Key traits include: approachability, confidence and determination making introductions
Time commitment will average at 3-4 hours a week
Applications open indefinitely

FIRST AID AND SAFETY COORDINATOR

Department: Events

Accepting multiple volunteers for this position.
The Health and Safety Officer will work under the Events Director (Tom Challinor). Key tasks will include creating risk assessments for QuidditchUK events; organising First Aid Cover for events; helping share opportunities to take first aid qualifications with the community; responsibility for all administration related to the collection of medical details for emergencies.
Desirable skills include patience, a clear sense of compassion for others as well as the organisational skills and competency to maintain good records of this data.
Time commitment will be around 3-4 hours a week
Applications open indefinitely

FINANCE ASSISTANT

Department: Operations

Accepting multiple volunteers for this position.
Finance assistant will work under Operations director (Jack Adie) in coordination with other departments to streamline payments and refund claims following tournaments. Tasks will vary with new projects coming in. Role can be filled by any person regardless of experience in quidditch or status as a playing or non-playing member of the community.
Role highly suitable for anyone with any background or experience in finance and logistics; researching and evaluating products and services
Time commitment will be on average 4-5 hours a week.
Desirable skills include good organisation and ability to work well with a team. Initiative and ability to work independently are also highly appreciated.
Further skills and experience in finances as related to quidditch are highly desirable
Applications open indefinitely

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Department: Operations

Equipment manager will work under Operations director (Jack Adie) to coordinate QuidditchUK-owned equipment including but not limited to: maintaining equipment and keeping a regular inventory; managing the buying of equipment where required; arranging long term storage of equipment.
Role suitable for highly organised, hardworking individuals. Previous experience with equipment handling and construction is highly desirable
Time commitment will average at 2-3 hours a week
Applications open indefinitely

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.
Applications open indefinitely