DO YOU WANT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE CHANGING FACE OF SPORT? Salary: Voluntary Location: UK-wide - Meetings held in London and Birmingham Contract type: Volunteer (Part time) Closing date: 21st October 2016 Job Description Sporting Equals works to ensure the benefits of sport and physical activity can be experienced by all Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities at their chosen level to build healthier, fairer and stronger communities. We’re seeking two exceptional individuals to join our Board and help us to achieve our mission. With over 10 years’ experience in the sport sector, Sporting Equals is the UK’s leading promoter of race and faith equality in sport and physical activity. We are seeking high profile members to join our influential Board of Trustees, to enhance the skills and experience we need to grow and achieve our ambition. We are particularly keen to recruit trustees who: • are influential, high profile individuals who are motivated to make their mark in the areas of sport, physical activity, health and/or social inclusion, • have the skills / experience in financial and / or legal matters. • is a current or recently retired athlete or coach to help us see sport from your perspective. • is a fundraising professional to guide our emerging strategy and support us in successful trust, foundation, corporate, major donor and community fundraising. We offer: • The opportunity to influence policy making at the highest level. • The chance to engage and network with key partners including Sport England, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, UK Sport, Youth Sport Trust, governing bodies of sport, as well as other organisations. • The opportunity to be involved in high profile events, such as the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards and the LeaderBoard programme. • Networking opportunities across the sports sector. How to apply We value diversity and welcome experience of sport and physical activity, so whatever your interest we’d be delighted to hear from you. If you share our ambition and values and want to volunteer time, knowledge and skills to make a difference join us and be part of this exciting new era for sport. We particularly welcome applicants with a diverse wealth and range of life and career experiences. If you empathise with our cause and have time to volunteer your knowledge and skills, then please contact us or apply at www.sportingequals.org.uk/vacancies. For an informal chat about the roles with our Chair, Densign White, please contact Ryan Whitehouse at firstname.lastname@example.org Closing Date for applications is 5.00 pm, Friday 21st October 2016.