Business Mentor

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Our volunteer business mentors are paired with community sports clubs who need expertise in a particular area to become more sustainable and increase their capacity. Sported works closely to support our volunteers throughout the process, and the opportunities available are very flexible – from having a short call with a club leader who has questions in your area of expertise, to delivering a workshop or a 6-month mentor placement.
As a Sported volunteer, you will have the opportunity to share your professional skills and expertise with community groups, having a direct and lasting impact on local community clubs. Full induction is offered, as well as personal development opportunities, and you will join a network of skilled Sported business volunteers and mentors across the UK. You will work with a diverse range of people and organisations, and will receive support throughout from the Sported Volunteer Services team. Most importantly, you will have fun!

Organisation aims and objectives

Sported is a leading 'Sport For Change' charity, supporting over 3,000 amazing community sports clubs and groups across the UK that are using the power of sport to transform the lives of disadvantaged young people by giving them the opportunities, confidence and support to succeed in life. We support the inspirational local heroes and heroines by providing free business and financial support so that they have the skills, knowledge and resources to continue their amazing work.


Experience required: Sported volunteers should be open-minded, personable and committed to Sported’s aims and success. They should have good communication, mentoring and problem solving skills and be patient with a high level of personal integrity.
Travel details: At community sports clubs across Moray - all travel expenses are covered.


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses are paid as often as submitted
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: If required, we could pair new volunteers with one of our existing mentors to give them an idea of what the role involves
Training details: Volunteers will undertake Sported's volunteering induction session before being placed with a club, and ongoing training is available as required by volunteers. Support comes from the Sported regional team in Scotland and the Volunteer Services team.
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