Work for disability snowsport uk

DSUK believe that taking part in adaptive snowsport has the power to transform a person’s relationship with not just their disability, but with all aspects of their lives. We believe that all people have the right to access the unique physical, mental, and social benefits of snowsport, regardless of disability, injury, or experience.

We operate snowsport schools at various locations throughout the UK as well as delivering opportunities to ski and snowboard in a mountain environment worldwide.

We are supported by a fantastic team of highly-qualified adaptive instructors as well as a brilliant network of passionate and skilled volunteers. Together, we work to ensure that everybody has the opportunity to access snowsport.

Current Vacancies

Trustee Recruitment

Role: Non-executive Director / Trustee
Remuneration: Voluntary – Reasonable expenses paid
Location: Remote/Homebased
Closing Date: 29th November 2020
The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to help lead an established and unique health charity. You will join DSUK at an exciting phase in our development and use your experience, skills, and connections to help DSUK bring the benefits of snowsport to even more disabled people. You will be part of a values-driven team who thrive on enabling others and are committed to realising our incredible organisation’s potential.  

At board level our Trustees are expected to collaboratively take part, contribute and challenge the CEO on strategic decisions. Our Trustees are also expected to coach and guide the CEO in his role. At team level our Trustees are expected to take interest in nurturing and coaching the senior team and to proactively share ideas, contacts and business opportunities with the CEO and the wider team.  The recruitment pack provides specific responsibilities and expectations.

At present, we are seeking Trustees with experience in one of the following areas:

- Fundraising (and Corporate PR)
- Health/rehabilitation through sport
- Snowsports Industry
- Safeguarding
- Health and Safety

About DSUK

DSUK has over forty years’ experience of teaching snowsports at our adaptive snowsport schools throughout the UK and during the winter season, in the mountains at home and abroad. We believe that teaching disabled people to master the slopes can transform the way they experience their disability.  We are particularly interested to hear from applicants who have experience of living with a disability, and/or managing a long-term condition, and/or their friends and family. We would also particularly welcome interest from applicants with a passion for snowsport.

For more information you can download the application pack using the button below. An open information session will be held via Zoom on 19th November 2020 at 18:00. This is an informal opportunity to hear more from some of the team (including the CEO and serving Trustees).
There will also be an opportunity to ask any questions that you may have. To register for this event please email: Catherine.rose@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk

Disability Snowsport UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex/gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status or age.

Senior Fundraising Officer Recruitment

Role: Senior Fundraising Officer
Location: Home-based. With occasional travel across the UK.
Reporting to: Head of Finance
Hours: 37.5 (usually Mon-Friday)
Salary: Circa £22k-£25k, depending on experience
Closing date. 9:00PM on Sunday 6th December 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 14th December 2020 (via Zoom)
The Role

Following a restructure, we are seeking a Senior Fundraising Officer to develop and lead on a range of activities including third-party, community and virtual events, and corporate fundraising. This is an exciting opportunity to join a values-led team and use your broad experience and excitement for what we do, to make this role your own.

We are looking for an adaptable, confident, and proactive individual who is people-focused and who possesses exceptional organisational skills. Above all you will be happy to share your ideas with the senior team and support the organisation to try new ways of fundraising, whilst providing a sound business case for doing so.

Scope of work

Working with the Senior Management Team, the Senior Fundraising Officer will lead on DSUK’s fundraising activities including third party, community and virtual events, and corporate fundraising.

You will be creating new fundraising streams to capitalise on opportunities and have full creative license on how DSUK raises funds. This could include local corporate partnerships (e.g. charity of the year and corporate events), community fundraising (challenge events, school fundraising, third party events), and digital fundraising (with a focus on regular gifts), but you will be supported by an open-minded senior team and we welcome your ideas.

At this point in the team’s growth, the Senior Fundraising Officer is also responsible for fundraising administration including gift processing and donor stewardship. Support from the office administrator is available to help in peak times. We are entering an exciting new phase at DSUK and it is anticipated that this role provides room for future growth including legacy giving, and high value donors. Training will be given to support this growth.  

To apply, please send an up-to-date CV, along with a cover letter that clearly provides an example for how you meet each of the essential and desirable criteria set out in the Person Specification. Please send to Catherine Rose, Head of Finance and HR via catherine.rose@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk

Disability Snowsport UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex/gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status or age.