We have a fantastic opportunity for young people aged 16-25 to get involved in our SVA Leadership Academy, supporting our International Events Team as a Young Leader. We are recruiting 30 young leaders to join the team and get involved in the delivery of our National Cup Finals Showcase in Edinburgh 10-14th April 2019.

What is it?

Selected applicants will receive Leadership training in a variety of modules to support our events team and other exciting projects that the SVA offer. Modules will include:

• St Andrew’s First Aid training
• Safeguarding and protecting Children
• Courtside Events
• Volleyball Officiating

We want to work with young people who have the desire to work with a dynamic sport’s governing body and their professional staff in a variety of leadership roles, contributing to the growth of our sport nationwide. The selected Leaders will work to support our team of Mini-Leaders across local, national and international volleyball and beach volleyball events and projects.

The Academy will cost £20 per candidate for a programme worth over £200 to each individual. Candidates will receive snacks and lunches on training days and event days, as well as an events goody bag on arrival. All candidates will receive a FREE SVA membership and a certificate to endorse their participation in the training and events which will be a fantastic addition to their CV and employability.

We will select 10 applicants with a City of Edinburgh Council postcode to receive the programme for FREE as a result of City of Edinburgh Council grant funding. The other 20 selected candidates will pay only £20 for the whole programme worth over £200.

How to Apply?

For an application form, please contact Lynne Beattie and return the form to Lynne by Monday 1st April 2019, telling us why we should select you for the programme and why you would like to be part of the SVA Leadership Academy.

All applicants will be notified of our decision by Friday 5th April 2019.We very much look forward to receiving your applications. If you require any further information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

We are really excited about this; get your applications in NOW!