Current Opportunities

Hooray! Hurdles2Hoops is currently looking for volunteers

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Mahatma Gandhi

Role: Assistant basketball coach

Hurdles2Hoops is seeking a part-time Assistant Basketball coach that will provide both group and one-to-one sessions on a regular basis.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist and occasionally coach basketball sessions.
  • Devise Session plans prior to sessions.
  • Collect data and work in line with privacy ethics.
  • Write reports and conduct research.
  • Assist with informal teaching alongside basketball sessions.
  • Support with the delivery of sessions, refereeing and scorekeeping
  • Follow safeguarding and Health and Safety policies
  • Attend Hurdles2Hoops meetings
  • Be flexible to work unsocial hours
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have great time keeping skills
  • Work from a client-centred approach.
  • Act as a mentor, peer and leader
  • Engage group and break barriers to participation 
  • Assist with leading group trips.


  • Previous coaching experience – Required
  • Consent to a DBS check- Required
  • Enthusiasm and knowledge of the game- Required
  • Session planning experience and/or teaching experience- Required
  • Experience working with Asylum Seekers and refugees- Desired
  • Fluent in a second language – Desired
  • Full driver’s license and access to vehicle with valid insurance – Desired 
  • First Aid/ CPR certificate- Desired

NB: Candidate needs to be available evenings and weekends. Currently needed on Wednesdays and Saturdays