Voluntary and Paid Opportunities

The following voluntary and paid opportunities are correct at the time of publication. Please use the supplied contact details to find out more.

The BGA publishes the details supplied to us in good faith and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information.

Clubs that wish to post an opportunity on this webpage should submit the text to office@gliding.co.uk . Please make it clear whether it is a voluntary or paid role and please include contact details for more information.

Lleweni Parc TMG/SLMG Instructor and Manager – paid

Chris Gill is busy with advanced wave and XC instruction in the DG1001M. He would welcome assistance with TMG/SLMG instruction in the Falke, for which there is great demand. As we develop, there is an opportunity to develop towing experience in the new Super Falke from 2021. Lots of possibilities at this wonderful soaring site. A classroom, office and simulator room are all available on site.  A suitably attractive remuneration package will be tailored for the successful candidate and it is anticipated that you will become an incentivised partner in the Lleweni enterprise. For more information, please contact Rod Witter on 01244 325 730 or at Rodney.witter@btinternet.com

Bognor Regis Gliding Club Instructors and Winch Drivers – voluntary

Bognor Regis Gliding Club needs volunteers for instructing & winch driving in the new year. A one-off discounted membership 2020 for experienced pilots who are willing put the time in & help to train a team of pilots. Enjoy the fabulous views launching from our 610m tarmac runway and 1.1 km of grass, with winch launches to 1400′. Hangarage available FOC for a loaned tug aircraft & two seater training glider made available for club use with insurance and maintenance paid by the club. Join our exciting adventure, be part of something very new and help to shape its future. For more information, please contact Julian Hitchcock at enquiries@brgc.co.uk

Bicester Gliding Centre Airfield Manager – paid

Bicester Gliding Centre is looking for a weekday airfield manager initially for the period April-September 2020. The airfield manager will supervise the airfield operations Monday-Friday including managing the club’s introductory flight operation. The successful applicant will hold a minimum of a BGA Assistant Instructor Rating or EASA FI(S). A competitive salary is on offer depending on experience. On site accommodation is available if required. For further information, please contact
enquiries@bicestergliding.com and include brief details of experience and how you may be contacted.

BGA Airspace Committee – voluntary

The BGA Airspace Committee engages with gliding clubs and with other airspace stakeholders with the aim of maintaining reasonably safe airspace and freedom of movement for gliding. The work is vitally important. New people are always welcome to join our existing team and no contribution is too small. For more information and to arrange a no obligation discussion, please contact office@gliding.co.uk

Marketing Support – paid

The BGA has a requirement for a number of marketing tasks to be developed on a contract basis starting in January 2020. For more information, please contact office@gliding.co.uk

Question Bank – paid

The BGA has an immediate requirement to develop a theoretical knowledge question bank in support of newly appointed glider inspectors. For more information,  please contact office@gliding.co.uk