British Dodgeball Board Recruitment

PARTICIPANT REPRESENTATIVES

We are delighted to announce that we’re in the final stages of forming our new board of directors at British Dodgeball with interviews concluding this week. We are excited to announce our new board members later this month. Our new Independent Non-Executive Directors bring skills and experience in safeguarding, risk management, commercial, legal, media and events to the board.

As members of British Dodgeball there are still opportunities for you to become a part of our exciting new board of directors with the below positions available:

Participant Representative – England

Participant Representative – Scotland

Participant Representative – Wales

Participant Representative – Northern Ireland

British Dodgeball recognises that an inclusive voice is needed from participants in the running of the sport; our board of directors has had a strong player influence at the heart of the organisation since our inception in 2017, and the makeup of our technical committee (formerly rules and regulations committee) has always involved members from the dodgeball community. As we look now to develop a board with a greater wealth of experience and expertise that has come from knowledge outside of dodgeball, we want to be able to continue to have a strong player voice within the board when it comes to decision-making.

British Dodgeball is seeking enthusiastic and forward thinking individuals to represent the players’ voice in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. We are looking for representatives with strong critical thinking skills who are capable of applying independent judgment to work effectively with other directors.


The role of Participant Representative is a voluntary role with all reasonable travel and subsistence expenses fully reimbursed.

Time commitment: Typically 4 board meetings per year plus approximately 8 flexible hours per month.

Term: 3 years (maximum of 2 terms)

Location: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Role Summary

  • Represent the players’ voice in your home nation and provide a link between players and the board.
  • Be part of the British Dodgeball Participation Committee alongside the Managing Director, Youth Development Manager and Competitions Manager.
  • Develop a subcommittee of members within each of the 4 regions of the UK.
  • Supporting British Dodgeball to meet its primary objectives and the board to function as a team.
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of integrity at all times, ensuring best practices are adhered to.
  • Promote the long term success of the organisation and the sport of dodgeball across the U.K.
  • Champion the organisation’s commitment to increasing diversity amongst participants in the sport and across our volunteer, staff and governance structures.

Closing date for applications: Monday 4th December 2023


How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by their dodgeball club. Nominators should check with the nominee that they are interested and able to take up the role if awarded before sending in a nomination. Nominations should be sent to hello@britishdodgeball.com from member club email addresses and should contain a statement highlighting the nominee’s experience and suitability for the role as described in the summary above. Interviews will take place prior to Christmas at a time and date that is suitable for all.

British Dodgeball is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring that no job applicant, employee, volunteer or member receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, colour, parental or marital status, pregnancy, religious belief, class or social background, sexual preference or political belief.

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