We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.

Read more about volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic

Be a coronavirus volunteer in your community

Volunteer Business Mentor

  • VO75166


Sported is seeking professionals with expertise in business and strategic planning, finance, marketing and PR, fundraising, governance and impact measurement to support our growing membership of community sport and youth groups. Our volunteers are carefully matched with a Sported member club within their locality, who they then support on a one-to-one basis, typically for a period of between three to six months.
Through the power of sport our members are transforming the lives of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK. Volunteer with Sported, meet the inspirational heroes of grassroots sport and leave a lasting legacy in your community.

Organisation aims and objectives

Sported is a leading Sport for Change charity, helping to transform the lives of disadvantaged young people across the UK. We’re a membership organisation, working with over 3000 amazing community groups and organisations that are using the power of sport to tackle the root causes of some of society’s biggest problems, and giving disadvantaged young people the opportunities to succeed in life. We support the inspirational local heroes and heroines that run these clubs by providing free business and financial support so that they have the skills, knowledge and resources to continue their amazing work. We have a network of volunteer business mentors who work with our members on a one-to-one basis, providing expert consultancy on a range of business issues.











Frequency and commitment details

6 months


Experience required: We are looking for volunteers who have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in at least one of the following areas: fundraising; business; marketing; impact and evaluation; governance; finance; strategic planning. Skills include an Interest in transferring knowledge and skills to others; facilitation, training or mentoring; communication skills and building rapport.
Travel details: Mentors are matched with groups in their locality but expenses are covered for any mileage incurred.
Minimum age: 21


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Mileage expenses of 45p per mile are paid the month after submission, direct into your bank account.
Training details: Full induction is offered; as well as personal development opportunities; and you will join a network of skilled Sported volunteers across the UK.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago