Vacancy – Destination Deaflympics Project Officer

Destination Deaflympics Project Officer Advert

UK Deaf Sport is the leading organisation for deaf sport in the UK. Our vision is Every Deaf Person Active and Inspired by Sport and Physical Activity. Our mission is for more deaf people to participate in sport throughout their lives and more deaf athletes to perform on the world stage.

UK Deaf Sport works with key partners to ensure that deaf children, young people and adults have equal opportunities to participate and excel in sport and physical activity as their hearing counterparts from grassroots to elite level. We also select and manage the DeaflympicsGB Team, the official team that represents Great Britain at the Summer and Winter Deaflympics.

UK Deaf Sport is seeking a Project Officer to lead and manage the delivery of Destination Deaflympics – UK Deaf Sport’s exciting new Youth Engagement Programme. Destination Deaflympics is aiming to inspire deaf children aged 8 to 14 and their families to get active and raise awareness of deaf sport, deaf athletes and the Deaflympics. 

The Project Officer will oversee the design of the programme, implementation within deaf schools and local deaf children’s societies across the UK as well as monitor and evaluate its impact and legacy.

We specifically welcome applications from those with lived experience of deafness and from the deaf community.

Full details are outlined in the UK Deaf Sport Destination Deaflympics Project Officer Job Description which you can access HERE.  If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role with the Partnerships Manager, please contact us at and we can arrange an informal discussion.

Direct link to the Destination Deaflympics Project Officer Role Description –

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please send a personal statement and a copy of your CV to with the title “Destination Deaflympics Project Officer August 2024”.

Your personal statement should outline how you meet the experience and skills requirements of the Project Officer as detailed in the Job Description.

The personal statement should be no more than 2 sides of A4 or a video no longer than 5 minutes.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 2 August 2024.

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