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!

Department: Team UK

What we do

Develop, train, and coordinate the most talented players in the country into a competitive national squad.

Skills

Coaching, Management, Coordination, Administration, Reporting

No volunteer roles available in this department

Department: Outreach

What we do

Grow new teams and spread quidditch across the country.

Skills

Social Media, Team Management, Organisation

Outreach Director

Executive Level Volunteer

 

Reports To
Presidential Team

Weekly Commitment
5+ Hours

Closing date
03/10/18

The Outreach Director will be responsible for the management of the Outreach Department. This will include Expansion Managers and the Junior Quidditch Coordinator.

Their major responsibilities will include:
– attending EMT and participate in EMT responsibilities including occasional attendance at General Forum
– answering queries and assisting the president with ad hoc projects as required
– identifing priority areas for expansion in collaboration with Expansion Managers
– providing support for Expansion Managers in organising taster sessions or events in their regions as necessary
– developing and running support or engagement schemes for new clubs.

Department: Development

What we do

Work to improve the standard of play, and organisation of club quidditch across the United Kingdom

Skills

Coaching, Administration, Organisation, Working with clubs/players.

No volunteer roles available in this department

Department: Communications

What we do

Talk to and inform the community of happenings within QuidditchUK, maintain our image, and regularly update QuidditchUK media across multiple platforms

Skills

Social Media, Creativity, Attention to Detail, Writing, Technology

Facebook Social Media Coordinator

Junior Level Volunteer

 

Reports To
Communications Director

Weekly Commitment
3+ Hours

Closing date
03/10/18

 

The Facebook Social Media Coordinator is in charge of maintaining and creating new content for the QuidditchUK, Team UK, and British Quidditch Cup Facebook pages.

The main responsibilities of this role include responding to questions via Facebook Page message, as well as supporting tournament committees with Facebook event pages, and email and Slack communications to participating teams. They liaise regularly with the Communications department on external publicity and press, as well as internal communications keeping the community updated with the work of QuidditchUK. Finally, they are responsible for contributing to the overall coverage of social media updates at all QuidditchUK events.

 

Department: Events

What we do

Select bids, and oversee the creation and/or running of QuidditchUK tournaments throughout the season.

Skills

Adaptive, Confident, Experimental, Attentive to Detail, Creative Solutions 

No volunteer roles available

Department: Operations

What we do

Financial, Logistics, Merchandise

Skills

Organisation, Budgeting, Logistical, Mathematics

Operations Director

Senior Level Volunteer

 

Reports To
Presidential Team

Weekly Commitment
5+ Hours

Closing date
03/10/18

The Operations Director oversees the financial and logistical requirements of QuidditchUK. This includes overseeing financial assistants, plus setting and maintaining the annual QUK budget.

Your major responsibilities will include:
– creating and setting budgets for QuidditchUK and each of our departments
– attending weekly meetings with the Executive Management Team as a full voting member
– working towards the incorporation of QuidditchUK as a legal company
– managing Operations Department volunteers
– reconciling and releasing both annual and tournament financial reports.

Typical work will include managing accounts, financial forecasts and reviews, managing transactions between accounts and departments and working alongside departmental directors on ongoing project.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to get involved at the heart of QuidditchUK and help lead the organisation in a period of sustainable growth.

Department: Gameplay

What we do

Oversee the implementation of rules and gameplay policy throughout QuidditchUK; and training, managing and recruiting referees and snitch runners throughout the country.

Skills

Attention to detail, analytical, coaching, problem solving.

No volunteer roles available