• Governance

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Role

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) Lead

North West Hockey is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity in hockey. We

recognise the enhanced creativity, performance and legitimacy of an organisation that reflects

the community it serves. As such, we are committed to improve the knowledge and expertise of

North West Hockey and welcome all applications, particularly those who have an understanding

of individuals from under-represented ethnic backgrounds, the LGBTQ+ community and those

with disabilities.


To Lead and co-ordinate North West Hockey in developing supporting programmes delivered

locally to support Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and encourage people to take part through

clubs, including Flyerz Hockey, Schools Outreach, Walking Hockey and much more.

To support North West Hockey committee’s in their work through providing additional expertise

on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

To represent North West Hockey at England Hockey 8 Area Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


Key Tasks of the Role

Key skill sets are below:

● Knowledge, experience and a track record of leadership in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

and widening participation.

● Strong communication skills, and the ability to present own ideas clearly and concisely.

● People-management sensitivities, capable of influencing and managing relations with and

inspiring a diverse range of stakeholders.

● The ability to work as part of a team, to build constructive relationships and understand the

power of partnerships.

● A passion for increasing equality, diversity and inclusivity and supporting people of all

ages, background and abilities to participate in hockey.

● The willingness to act as an “ambassador” within the community, both for hockey in general

and the Area.

● An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunity and diversity.


• Management meetings, which are currently held mainly online (Teams), also England

Hockey 8 Area Equality, Diversity and Inclusion meetings, and others meetings as required

including supporting the Board, the majority of meetings are online.


• Position is unremunerated with reasonable expenses covered.

For further information: please contact: Vice Chair 

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