1. Northamptonshire Sport



We are looking to strengthen our talented and committed group of Trustees by appointing new individuals with backgrounds, fresh perspectives and passion to help.

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Who we are

Northamptonshire Sport was formed in 2003 to act as the local strategic lead body for sport, within Sport England’s national strategic framework. Since then, our role has grown to encompass the development of physical activity as a vital component in the health and wellbeing of people in Northamptonshire, specifically on reaching the least active, especially those in groups and areas where significant physical activity inequalities exist.

Locally we work with a wide range of partners, including

The role

​Northamptonshire Sport aims to have a diverse board, reflective of the local community, with a mix of skills, experience and competencies that best serves our aspirations.

We welcome applications from everyone, but would
particularly like to hear from disabled people or people with long-term health
conditions or those who can help strengthen the voice of disabled people on our
board through their work or voluntary roles​

While not a requirement, we would particularly welcome applicants with experience of:

  • Finance or accountancy
  • Business transformation/Organisational Development
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising

If you are excited by the prospect of using your skills and experience to make a difference in physical activity and sport in Northamptonshire as one of our Trustees, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like more information contact our CEO Chris Holmes : 07393 003948, chris.holmes@northamptonshiresport.org

Our trustees meets formally at least six times per year. There is a further expectation that trustees will contribute to specific project groups as they arise from time to time, along with being invited to a number of events throughout the year.

Board meeting dates

  • 19th Mar (4.30-7.30pm – extended meeting)
  • 21st May (5.30-7pm)
  • 16th Jul (5.30-7pm)
  • 17th Sep (4.30-7.30pm – extended meeting)
  • 19th Nov (5.30-7pm)

Closing Date for Applications 11th February 2024

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