Quidditch UK
Quidditch UK

Volunteer

Volunteering with QuidditchUK is like joining a family – we work together, play together, support and build each other up in our mutual journey, collaborating towards the single aim of developing the sport of quidditch in the United Kingdom.

To apply for a volunteer position in QuidditchUK, we ask that you first read the position description on this page and then fill out the form below. Junior roles are typically 2 hours or less commitment, though some reach 5-6 hours during peak times (e.g. around a tournament). Though slightly more varied, Senior roles are typically 2-4 hours per week with some reaching reaching 7-8 during peak times. Executive roles average 2-6 hours during quiet times, making them the most varied, and they can reach 6-8 during peaks with some positions clocking more than 10 hours per week. From time to time we also advertise temporary positions, low commitment roles working on a specific project.

We currently have no vacancies in the Presidential, Teams, or Volunteers Departments. However, this page is constantly updated with new vacancies so please check back often to see if a position of interest to you has become available. You can also keep up with any changes by signing up to our open roles mailing list. If you would like to volunteer with us and there is not a vacancy or role in the area you feel you are suited to, please still get in contact with us by selecting Other in the form below and we will see what we can do!

Events Department

Oversee the creation, development, and management aspects of official QuidditchUK events. Department workloads include event bidding, schedules and formatting, venue search, third-party accreditation, and tournament direction.

Scheduling Officer

Junior Level Volunteer

Scheduling Officers develop and maintain the tools which drive QuidditchUK's events. Their responsibilities include oversight of our events data structures, development of our team submission forms, and organisation of tournament schedules.

This role reports primarily to the Scheduling Director, but you will be working other volunteers from the Events department as well as those from Gameplay and Media on a regular basis.

The role requires knowledge of creating spreadsheets, and experience with tournament scheduling is also desirable.

Tournament Media Officer

Junior Level Volunteer

This is a permanent role responsible for the media aspects of QuidditchUK events and tournaments. Throughout the season they, alongside the Events and Media Directors, will organise media suppliers and live streaming partners for QuidditchUK events. They are also responsible for preparing social media releases for specific tournament information.

While the role is listed within Events, it reports to both the Events and Media Directors and will involve working with both departments throughout the year.

This role requires good communications skills and ideally a background in writing media releases. Experience creating graphics for release on various social media platforms will be useful, as well as basic knowledge of photography and videography. In general, prior experience with tournament media is desirable but not essential.

Tournament Volunteers Officer

Junior Level Volunteer

This is a permanent role responsible for the volunteer management aspects of QuidditchUK events and tournaments. This includes helping with the recruitment of non-permanent tournament committee, assisting with the handling of complaints, and checking on the Welfare of other tournament volunteers.

While the role formally sits within Events, it reports to both the Events and Volunteers Directors and will involve working with both departments throughout the year.

This role requires good communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with interviewing and welfare management is desirable, but not essential.

Expansion Department

Oversee and direct the growth of new clubs and spread quidditch across the country. Department workload includes developing grants, identifying areas of opportunity, assisting newly formed quidditch clubs, creating events to attract potential joiners to the sport.

Expansion Director

Executive Level Volunteer

This role oversees the Expansion Managers in fostering the growth and development of new and upcoming teams. They create and plan QuidditchUK's expansion strategy, identifying key areas for attention and building relationships with new teams. The Expansion Director also forms a part of the Executive Management Team and takes part in weekly update meetings, helping drive the wider development of UK Quidditch. Team committee experience, such as a manager or coach, is highly desirable but is not essential.

Assistant Expansion Director

Senior Level Volunteer

Assists the department in reaching out to teams, building relationships and developing the expansion strategy. This involves working with the expansion managers to coordinate events and creating resources and tools for club committees to use. This role reports primarily to the Expansion Director but you'll be able to work with other departments on a regular basis. We're looking for a team player who is passionate about seeing the sport grow and supporting new teams across the UK.

Southern Expansion Manager

Senior Level Volunteer

The Southern Expansion Manager supports players looking to set up new teams in the south of England, as well as existing clubs looking to grow. They offer advice to committees and recommend resources to get teams started and provide a platform for existing teams to reach a new level. Although Expansion managers focus primarily on their own region, they can collaborate with other managers as needed and can expect support from the Expansion director. Anyone with a passion for seeing their region grow will be ideal for this role.

Gameplay Department

Oversee the creation and development of resources and training for referees and snitch runners across QuidditchUK. Department workload includes rulebook adjustments, training resources, field testing, and standardisation of official ability across QuidditchUK tournaments and leagues.

A ref team has a pre-match huddle

Gameplay Director

Exec Level Volunteer

The Gameplay Director works with the gameplay department and Executive Management Team to oversee, manage, and develop the UK’s coaches, referees, and snitches. Experiences as a player, referee, coach, and snitch are useful for those interested, and for those with knowledge of rules and tournament management, alongside an enthusiasm for improving the game and tournaments.

Refs pose together before a match, all wearing their referee shirts

Assistant Gameplay Director

Senior Level Volunteer

This role involves working closely with the Gameplay Director on overseeing projects to develop the UK's referees, snitches, and the sport more generally. Experience as a player and referee is highly desirable, and while team management skills will be a big plus this role offers plenty of room for growth and development in that area.

Media Department

Oversee all aspects of QuidditchUK media and marketing. Department workload includes social media management, film and photography, copywriting, public relations and releases, content creation, website development, graphic design, and media resource creation for clubs.

Assistant Media Director

Senior Level Volunteer

This role involves working closely with the Media Director to grow QUK’s presence both on and offline, to our own community and the wider public. Responsibilities include helping oversee projects and liaising with other volunteers to improve our reach and produce new, innovative content. Experience writing, editing, and publishing different media is essential, and while team management skills will be a big plus this role offers plenty of room for growth and development in that area.

Media Coordinator

Junior Level Volunteer
We’re looking for people who are enthusiastic about promoting quidditch far and wide to join our team! Whether your skills lie with social media, talking with journalists, or writing copy for our online outlets, this is the role for you. We want to report on general happenings in QuidditchUK and the wider community, but also proactively create new opportunities for QUK to reach the public and extend our reach.

Content Creator

Junior Level Volunteer
We're looking for Photographers, Videographers, and Designers to create Media for our social feeds, merchandise, promotional materials. We're also looking for video editors to cut together tournament footage for online release. We want to create a new visual style for QuidditchUK, working with existing footage and photography from previous seasons, repurposing and releasing to boost our internal and external image.

UK Quidditch Moderator

Junior Level Volunteer

The UK Quidditch Facebook group is a central hub for news, ideas, and discussions related to quidditch both in and outside of the QuidditchUK community. The moderators are responsible for accepting new members, maintaining it as a place for healthy discussion, removing posts and/or comments that are flagged as inappropriate, and updating the group with content or media relevant to the current season.

Operations Department

Oversee the financial, legal, and logistical aspects to QuidditchUK. Department workload includes merchandise, budgeting, expenses, sponsorships, and policy oversight.

Assistant Operations Director

Senior Level Volunteer

The Assistant Operations Director assists the Operations Director by compiling financial reports for events and the end-of-year, advising tournament committees on operational needs, and supporting refunding volunteer expenses. The Assistant Director reports to the operations Director but can expect to work with other department heads regarding their budgets. This role is great for focused, detail-oriented individuals with experience in managing budgets, and is comfortable juggling numbers.

Presidential Department

Oversee the direction and leadership of QuidditchUK as a sport and organisation. Department workload includes executive decision making, partner relationship management, supervising volunteers and projects, policy drafting, representing QuidditchUK nationally and internationally, and chairing regular meetings.

President

Exec Level Volunteer

The President chairs the Executive Management Team, acts as a National and International Representative of QuidditchUK and supports the development of the Sport and the community. They oversee the whole of QUK and are a full voting partner alongside the Vice President and Operations Director. This role is great for anyone interested in leadership, communicating a vision and enabling a team to develop for the future.

National Team Volunteers

Develop, coordinate, and train the most talented players in the country at the highest levels of competitive international quidditch.

National Team Scout

Junior Level Volunteer

Assist our national team Head Coaches in identifying and recognising top-level quidditch talent across the country.

You will gauge performances of those who have requested to be scouted, and report to the coaches so they can make an informed decision about selection.

National Team Media Coordinator

Junior Level Volunteer

Want to help rep your quidditch national team? We’re searching for content creators to work closely with each of our national team staff on their social media, talking with journalists, and writing copy for the QUK website. If you want to play a part in promoting the achievements of our national team far and wide then this is the job for you!Team UK

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