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Netball Activator

Listed by HertSquad


Application deadline: Wed 01 May 2019
Apply via email to: hertsquad@herts.ac.uk


up to £9.20


Hours will vary


Do you have a passion for growing netball and inspiring others to participate?


Do you want to play a part in helping the University Community find their fit within our HertSquad programme?


Working as a Netball Activator offers many great opportunities to gain real and exciting work experience. The Netball Activator role is a combination of working and voluntary hours. Netball Activators can earn up to £45 per week for 5 hours paid work which will be spread across daytime, evening and weekends. Due to the nature of the programme the work load will vary each week.


What kind of people are we looking for?

• Friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming students • Students who have a passion for and a knowledge of netball • Reliable, committed and organised students • Good communicators.


What are some of the duties involved in being a Netball Activator?

• Introduce students and staff to the different forms of the great game, support others to continue playing and encourage keen netballers to play more netball both at university and within the local community • To welcome, interact with and enthuse students and staff to get involved in netball enhancing their student/staff experience • Promote all levels of netball campus wide to encourage more students to get involved via methods such as face to face marketing, leaflet dropping and social media • Attend key events such as Sports Fair, Freshers Fair and Refreshers Fair to promote all netball opportunities and signpost students to the appropriate level of netball • Assist with organising fixtures, regularly updating results and league tables and organising equipment • Coordinate regular weekly turn up and play sessions, leagues and semesterly tournaments.

This includes acting as a first point of contact for players and umpires • Ensure all sessions are safe, fun and have a welcoming environment for all • Administer first aid when required (training will be provided) • Attend early morning team meetings • Identify other opportunities to expand student or staff netball participation • Monitor and report to England Netball and the HertSquad team the number of students/staff involved in the sessions/events delivered • Scan student/staff I.D. cards at each session/event via our HSV Hub app • Any other duties linked to the HertSquad programme as required.

This role is only open to students who will be studying at the University of Hertfordshire during the 2019 /2020 academic year

As part of the recruitment process all applicants applying for the role must be available for Monday 20 May– Friday 24 May 2019, 09:00 – 17:00 at Herts Sports Village, de Havilland Campus to complete the following qualifications which are mandatory for the Netball Activator role:

• CSLA Level 2 (Community Sports Leader Award) • First Aid, Safeguarding and Protecting Children • England Netball University Netball Officer training (dates/times TBC but likely to be in September)


Applicants should send a covering letter and CV via email titled ‘Netball Activator application’ to Lynne Pestle-Bass at hertsquad@herts.ac.uk by 23:59 on Wednesday 1 May 2019.

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