Learning, Volunteering and Employability
The RFU provides a strategy to recruit, train, deploy and recognise young rugby leaders.
The rugby union leadership programme will help universities achieve enrichment of individuals and to engage students. As well as providing an enjoyable environment whilst at university, the programme develops the students as individuals, enhancing their confidence and abilities.
The RFU Youth Leadership and Volunteering Strategy encompasses a focused and recognized volunteering and leadership framework for young people in our sport. This brings together all the RFU offers in one place, under the umbrella of V-Rugby.
Through the framework of recruit, train, deploy and recognise, it will be ensured that young people, and those supporting them, have a clear understanding of how they can develop within the volunteering and leadership aspects of the game.
From time to time, a number of volunteering opportunities may arise within the RFU, for student volunteer workforce projects perhaps, where individuals work in the local community alongside full-time RFU staff. This provides the student not only with a possible qualification or award in coaching or refereeing but also, more importantly, with an opportunity to enhance their CV by demonstrating their employability skills and traits.
Other volunteer projects, some of which maybe stationed at Twickenham, may become available in fields such as journalism, IT skills, sports medicine and across many more of the RFU departments. To get more information or simply to express an interest, contact your local rugby development team.
You might also like to volunteer within your local Constituent Body (CB). Try a search on Google (Sussex RFU, for example) and from there you will be able to see information on local rugby clubs and volunteering opportunities.
Please follow the below links if you are interested in any of the following: