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Higher Education Basketball Ambassador

University of Brighton Basketball Ambassador

Parklife is the social and recreational sport strand of Sport Brighton’s service to the University of Brighton. Designed to engage students and staff into more activity; leagues, drop-in sessions and one-off events so everyone can ‘play your way’.

As part of the Parklife volunteering programme we partner with various national governing bodies of sport to develop a sport-specific activator role tasked with improving the respective sports Parklife offer in the wider programme. Through the partnerships comes an increased amount of support and benefits to the role.

In partnership with the Basketball Foundation we are looking for students to apply for the Basketball Ambassador role.

Role Summary

  • Promote Parklife Basketball across campus through various means.
  • Facilitate the delivery of Parklife Basketball sessions within the programme.
  • Assist in the set-up of friendly matches and/or mini-leagues or events where demand can be met.
  • Broadly advocate the full Parklife programme offer to students.

Training Details

Basketball Foundation deliver a free ambassador training event, taking place at the Leicester Sports Arena, home of the BBL Champions Leicester Riders. A residential event, 2-3rd September, will inspire and motivate ambassadors to help delivery in the forthcoming academic year.


Basketball Ambassadors benefit from the Parklife volunteering incremental scheme offer outlined below, with the addition of specific Basketball ambassador kit.

Induction Bronze Silver Gold
  • Parklife t-shirt
  • Free access to Parklife sessions
  • Team-building activity
  • Induction training
  • Subsidised Gym
  • Parklife equipment funding pot
  • Web profile
  • End-of-year activity
  • Certificate
  • CPD funding pot
  • Kit voucher
  • Reference (LinkedIN)
  • Sports Awards nomination
  • Website/ newsletter recognition


For further information or to apply, please complete the application form, returning to Dominic Onions, Sport Participation Officer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline: 27th July 2017