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  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Scotland
  • Closing 31st August 2022

  • Advertised from 28th July 2022


Duration of Appointment:3 years

Remuneration:Unpaid – Expenses to be covered

Industry/Sector: Sport / Recreation / Leisure

Skill Sought: Community Education, Health and Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion, Digital Transformation, Sport

UGFC are seeking three enthusiastic and experienced individuals to support our motivated and collaborative Board of Trustees. As a member of the trust board you will need to be committed to delivering meaningful outcomes for the Charity.

We are particularly looking for professional expertise from the following areas:

  • Football Industry
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Fundraising
  • Digital Transformation
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Educational Leadership

We are committed to achieving greater diversity within our board, and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief and disability. We would particularly welcome applications from individuals from a representative demographic mix including Female, Non-Binary, People of Colour, individuals with lived experience of exclusions or other forms of discrimination.

About the Company

Formed in 2011, United Glasgow FC has welcomed players from over 50 countries, making football accessible and affordable to over 300 players across a number of teams and community sessions.

Our aim is to advance public participation in sport by providing affordable facilities, promoting the game of football, arranging matches and training activities and widening community participation in the game.

To promote religious and racial harmony by bringing together individuals regardless of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age and fitness to engage in educational and sporting initiatives.

To promote equality and diversity by striving to actively combat all forms of discrimination in football through education and learning opportunities.


Application notes

To apply to become a Trustee of United Glasgow FC please include a copy of your CV together with a supporting statement (maximum 500 words) explaining your experience and interest.

Closing date for applications is 31st August 2022.

Selection Criteria

We look to select exceptional Trustees based on the following:

Values, behaviour and expectations

  • demonstrate passion and commitment to the charity, its objectives and cause
  • self-awareness and emotional intelligence
  • ability to commit time to conducting the role well
  • commitment to developing and supporting relationships with the volunteer team

Representative and demographic fit

We would welcome applications from individuals from a representative demographic mix including but not limited to:

  • Refugees / Asylum Seekers
  • People of Colour
  • Female and Non-Binary
  • Scotland

Professional expertise and experience

  • we aim to obtain a broad balance of expertise on our Board across all areas of the Charity’s business but specifically within the areas mentioned above.

You may not meet any of the priority areas of expertise that we are looking for but if you are passionate about our work and think you may have something to add then please do consider applying.

Contact Details

Julie Mulcahy