Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 12444)           
UK only International

SRA: sport can help government shape its civil society strategy

By Tom Walker    12 Mar 2018
The consultation will form part of a new Civil Society Strategy, which aims to support people to play an active role in building a stronger society. / Shutterstock

The Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA) is encouraging the sports sector to engage in a new consultation launched by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), which aims to help the government shape its strategy for civil society.

The consultation, launched in February by the minister for sport and civil society Tracey Crouch, will look to have an “open conversation” on the current state of civil society and what government can do to improve it.

The DCMS is looking to use the consultation as a building block to produce a Civil Society Strategy (CSS), which will outline plans to support people to play an active role in building a stronger society.

It will also look to “unlock the full potential” of the private and public sectors to support social good.

See a video below of sports minister Tracey Crouch announcing the consultation:

en>

According to the SRA, there are strong parallels between the aims of the CSS and the government’s Sporting Future strategy.

James Allen, director of policy, governance and external affairs at the SRA, said: “The battle to define ‘civil society’ is one that many people wrestle with – and the government has taken what I believe is a wise decision to cast the net as far as possible.

“Sport and recreation is a key component of civil society and of the voluntary sector more specifically.

“I’d encourage members to engage in this exercise – both independently and collectively through the Alliance.

“This offers a great opportunity both to articulate the value of sport and recreation to building a stronger civil society and also to think about what government can do to help us engage more people in volunteering and social action.“

To find out more about – and to take part in – the consultation, click here for the DCMS website.

Department for Digital  Culture  Media & Sport  Sport and Recreation Alliance  Tracey Crouch  Sports Minister  SRA  civil society 
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Related news
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide, United Kingdom

Recreation Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Poplar, London, UK

Recreational Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Poplar, London, UK

Centre Manager

Kirklees Council
Salary: £33,136 - £35,229
Location: Huddersfield, UK

Swimming Instructors

Swimming Nature
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour
Location: North London, United Kingdon

Swimming Instructors

Swimming Nature
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour
Location: North London, United Kingdon

Swimming Instructors

Swimming Nature
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour
Location: North London, United Kingdon

Swimming Instructors

Swimming Nature
Salary: £18 - £20 per hour
Location: Bexleyheath, Bexleyheath, United Kingdom

Swimming Instructors

Swimming Nature
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour
Location: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom

Wellbeing - Health Lead/Manager

Inspiring healthy lifestyles
Salary: Up to £39,015 per annum
Location: Wigan, UK
recruiting with sports management

Full Time Leisure Assistant

Legacy Leisure
Salary: £16,000 per annum
Location: Banbury, UK

Regional Course Tutors and Assessors

Future Fit Training
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: London, UK

Trainee Duty Manager

Legacy Leisure
Salary: £17,500 per annum
Location: Stovell Road, Windsor, UK

Physical Activity Officer

Huntingdonshire District Council
Salary: £20,653 per annum
Location: Huntingdonshire, UK

Apprentice Recreation Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £17,133 per annum
Location: Carterton, Oxfordshire, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,792 per annum
Location: Sleaford, Lincolnshire, UK

Cleaning Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,143 per annum
Location: Taunton, Somerset, UK
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Redhill, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) FTC

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: New Addington, New Addington, Croydon, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK

Recreation Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Swindon, UK

Recreation Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £7.96 per hour
Location: Henley-on-Thames, UK

Sports and Events Manager

Mytime Active
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Location: Kent, England, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,320 per annum
Location: Streatham Common South, London, UK
training with sports management

Part Time Recreation Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £17,806 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire, UK

Part Time General Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Penrith, Cumbria, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £18,471 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Cambridge, UK

Manager On Duty

South Suffolk Leisure
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Sudbury, UK

General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus
Location: Bedford, United Kingdom

Lecturer in Rugby / Sport

Myerscough College
Salary: £20,657 - £29,880
Location: Preston, UK

Recreation Assistant/ Lifeguard

BH Live
Salary: £16,332 per annum, pro rota for part time
Location: Portsmouth, UK
apprenticeships jobs  lifeguard jobs  swimming teacher jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  Swimming instructor jobs  recreation assistant jobs  duty manager jobs  personal trainer jobs  fitness instructor jobs  general manager jobs  assistant general manager jobs  Sales Manager jobs 
More jobs

Video Gallery

Myzone
Tracking your workout effort just became effortless.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: Taylor Made Designs
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) supplies all manner of uniform, workwear, performance clothing, PPE and branded merchandise, looking after teams from all departments including gym floor staff, teachers, catering, maintenance, front of house, outreach, corporate wear, swim teachers, PTs and more.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Alliance Leisure launches new training and marketing brand
In response to the continued success of Alliance Leisure’s client support services, the organisation has relaunched this part of the business under a new brand.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: White Rocks, Hastings
Company: GVA
Location:
Company: Gravesham Borough Council
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018
tbc, Sao Paulo, Brazil
22-23 Sep 2018
Worldwide,
24-27 Sep 2018
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, United States
29-30 Sep 2018
SEC Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
More diary dates