Exciting Opportunity to join CGS Athlete Advisory Panel

January 25, 2024

Commonwealth Games Scotland is looking for 6-8 individuals to join our Athlete Advisory Panel, who are keen to have their voice heard and have an impact on key decisions and policies that directly affect Team Scotland athletes.

This is a fantastic role to help shape the future of Team Scotland and ensure that athletes’ views are represented at the heart of every decision.
As an Athlete Representative on the panel, you will play an important and active role in representing the best interests of your sport and represent a portfolio of other sports, giving you an opportunity to connect with sports and teammates across the Team Scotland network.

The Role:

  • We will work together as a team to ensure that as an athlete, YOUR VOICE is heard and YOUR RIGHTS are respected.
  • Influence positive change within Team Scotland.
  • Learn about your portfolio of sports and the Scottish high-performance sport system to better understand and represent your interests and those of your teammates.
  • Utilise online presence to ensure the greatest reach across all of our sports.
  • Meet and work with other Athlete Representatives to exchange ideas, network, and strengthen the athlete voice.

To apply for the position, you must be a current athlete who competed for Team Scotland at Gold Coast 2018, Birmingham 2022 or Trinbago 2023 or, if you are a retired athlete, experience of competing at a past Commonwealth Games or Olympics is required. You must be actively involved in Scottish sport.

The closing date for applications is midday 7th February 2024.

Applications should be sent to Jodey Hughes, CGS Athlete Director: athletedirector@teamscotland.scot.

Full details are in the Recruitment Pack which can be found on our Vacancies Page

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