JOB VACANCIES - Chesterfield, Erewash, Amber Valley

28th Mar 2013

Community Sports Activators


Job Title:      Community Sports Activators (3 Full Time Posts),

                    Derbyshire Village Games.

Location:      Amber Valley, Chesterfield, Erewash

Salary:         £19 621 - £21 519, (3 year project)


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for three highly motivated people with great interpersonal skills, to join the Community Sports Trust - a Community Interest Company developing sport and physical activity opportunities at a grass roots level.

In partnership with Amber Valley, Chesterfield and Erewash Borough Councils, and a range of funding partners, we are seeking three sports development professionals who are passionate about the development of sport, physical activity and healthy communities.


Community Sports Activators will listen to and support local people within villages and neighbourhoods. They find out what people want to do, and support them to start new sport and physical activity opportunities, improving the health and wellbeing of local people. They will develop local ‘volunteer activators’ who encourage and motivate people of all ages to get active, and stay active through sport. They will support the development of volunteers, coaches and clubs/groups, resulting in active communities. 

We are seeking people who will relish the challenge of working with community networks and local partners, developing new opportunities and inspiring adults and young people to get active.


The ideal candidates will be excellent relationship builders, with a high level or organisational ability, and motivation to develop community sport. If you can demonstrate you have the necessary skills and attributes to fulfil this role, we would love to hear from you. 

To apply, please see the Job Description and Person Specification and complete an application form.

For more information please email

Closing Date: 5 pm, Friday 26th April 2013,

Interviews: 2 May (Erewash), 3 May (Chesterfield), 9 May (Amber Valley)