Netball coaching in the Centre for Sport

EDGE Sports Volunteering Programme

The EDGE Sports Volunteering Programme offers a host of sports related volunteering opportunities for our students and staff to get involved in.

About EDGE

You can access funding to complete coaching and officiating courses through the EDGE Sports Volunteering Programme. In return, a pre-agreed number of voluntary hours must be completed.

You can volunteer at local schools, sports clubs, colleges, The Students' Union at UWE sports clubs and the Centre for Sport.

Our volunteering opportunities are flexible, so we can find something that fits in with your busy lifestyle. Opportunities available include coaching, event organisation, web design, IT support, media, marketing and promotion.

Why get involved?

You will gain skills that will enhance your CV and help distinguish you in the job market. Employability skills include:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Initiative
  • Planning and organising
  • Self-management
  • Learning Skills
  • Information Technology

Importantly, volunteering on the programme is a really great way to meet people, have fun, and help others whilst gaining a memorable life experience.

For further information and to get involved, email

Other benefits

  • Funding towards coaching education courses
  • References for your CV
  • EDGE sports kit
  • Mentoring and support throughout your placement
  • Real life experience that will enhance your CV
  • Volunteering can contribute towards the UWE Bristol Futures Award

Please note the programme is only open to UWE staff and students.

EDGE testimonials

Read our EDGE testimonials and find out what previous staff and students think of the programme.

EDGE Terms and Conditions

By signing up to the EDGE programme, you agree to the terms and conditions.

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