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Become a Project Activator 

Project Active Activators will help to encourage more students to take part in physical activity through supporting the Project Active programme.

Each Activator will choose their preferred activity* and will work with the Project Active Coordinator to facilitate high quality weekly sessions within your chosen activity.

Each activity has an experienced coach/instructor delivering the session. Your job will be help to promote the sessions to encourage new participants in targeted student demographic areas.

Your responsibilities will also include to:

  • Provide a friendly welcome to participants
  • oversee session registration and accurately collect attendance data
  • set up and set down equipment for sessions if needed
  • adhere to health and safety policies and procedures
  • be receptive to new opportunities and ideas for increasing participation
  • collect participant, feedback, comments, photographs etc.


  • All Student Sport Activators must be current students at UCL.
  • You don’t need any specific qualifications to volunteer on the programme, all we require is enthusiasm, commitment and a passion for encouraging more students to get active.
  • We want our students to feel welcomed and supported, and it’s important to us that all our volunteers demonstrate confidence, friendliness and good communication skills.
  • We are also looking for volunteers with excellent time keeping skills and the ability to plan, organise and think creatively.

Time Commitment

  • 2 hour weekly during term time
  • Attendance at Project Active meetings (approx.4 across the academic year)
  • Assistance with events such as This Girl Can Week if available 


  • Kit
  • Free classes – You will be able to take part in your chosen activity for free for the whole year!
  • Monthly rewards and recognition i.e. vouchers, etc.
  • CV experience

*Activity Leader positions available:

  • TBC