Disability Tennis Volunteers

Volunteering in disability tennis

There are a range of deaf, learning disability, visually impaired and wheelchair tennis tournaments taking place throughout the year in which several volunteers are required for a range of different roles. 

Current opportunities

Abingdon Wheelchair Tennis Tournament volunteer drivers

White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre
25 - 27 October

World ranked wheelchair tennis players are coming to Abington to compete in a high class tournament and we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who will help to make the event an unforgettable experience for all players and spectators. 

Dates required: 23 - 28 October 2019

Role details: carry out airport runs (Heathrow) and shuttle runs from the official hotel to the venue. You must be comfortable driving a wheelchair accessible minibus (17 seater / 5 wheelchairs). You should be 25 years old or over (due to insurance requirements) and have a valid 'D1' Driving License (minibus). 

Address: White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre, Audlett Drive, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3PJ

You will receive: tournament t-shirt/sweatshirt and lunch each day.

To sign up and for more info: please email Kirsty.Thomson@lta.org.uk with your name and details of availability by Friday 11 October.

Learning Disability National Championships

Silksworth Community Pool Tennis & Wellness Centre, Sunderland
15 - 7 November 2019

Role details: the role is mainly based on court, however every court will have an official umpire so you will not require any previous tennis knowledge and will not be involved with scoring. Jobs include:

  • escorting players on/off the court
  • helping them position themselves behind service lines
  • picking up loose balls
  • giving balls to players
  • helping players at change of ends

You will receive: a volunteer t shirt as well and lunch, tea/coffee every day. We are flexible of days and times, we are just looking for as many people as possible to support our event.

To sign up and for more info: please complete the short google form or email disabilitycompetitions@lta.org.uk.

Visually Impaired National Championships

Wrexham Tennis Centre, Wrexham
15 – 17 November 2019

Role details: the role is mainly based on court, however every court will have an official umpire so you will not require any previous tennis knowledge and will not be involved with scoring. Jobs include:

  • escorting players on/off the court
  • helping them position themselves behind service lines
  • picking up loose balls
  • giving balls to players
  • helping players at change of ends

You will receive: a volunteer t shirt as well and lunch, tea/coffee every day. We are flexible of days and times, we are just looking for as many people as possible to support our event.

To sign up and for more info: please complete the short google form or email disabilitycompetitions@lta.org.uk.