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Advantage:YOU is the internship programme from Yorkshire Sport Foundation.

Any sport development organisation who wishes to add capacity can take on a dedicated Development Assistant who can help you reach your targets.

Since 2013 Advantage:YOU Development Assistants have supported 14 different organisations including National Governing Bodies, disability organisations and college sport.

Be part of Advantage:YOU and we will recruit a Development Assistant for your organisation:

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate level
  • Volunteer one day a week (or equivalent) between November and April
  • Meet core competencies as required
  • Deliver an agreed work programme

We will recruit and train a Development Assistant and provide them with:

  • an induction
  • employability workshops
  • networking days
  • development days
  • Yorkshire Sport Foundation mentor.

You will need to provide a Development Assistant with:

  • An office space for one day per week.
  • Access to relevant office resources.
  • Line management.
  • Mileage and expenses payments.
  • Public liability insurance.

Cost: £1,250 (including VAT)

Click HERE for more detailed information.

Click HERE to complete an expression of interest.

Expression of interest deadline organisations: September 28 2018
Expressions of interest Development Assistants: October 12 2018
Development Assistant interviews: October 23 / 24 2018
Development Assistant inductions: October 31 2018
Induction and training: Week commencing Monday 5 November 2018
Work plan delivery completes: April 2019

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