Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship

  • Our Community Foundation
  • Birmingham
  • £224.70 per week

This is an Exciting 15-month apprenticeship to develop sporting programmes in East Birmingham. Leading sessions in football, street cricket, pana football, boxing, and cycling for young people aged 10 - 16. Mentoring opportunities along with delivering NCS programmes. Working hours are flexible, 2pm-8pm, 5 days/week including weekends as required.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    245753
  • Wages
    £224.70 p/w
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    29/01/2024
  • Start Date
    28/03/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    12 months

  • Location
    Birmingham
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Leisure
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Our Community Foundation

Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our team as a Community Activator Coach Apprentice (Level 2). As an apprentice, you will play a pivotal role in supporting community engagement initiatives and promoting positive social change. This entry-level position offers a unique opportunity for personal and professional development in the field of community activation and coaching.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Community Engagement:

- Actively engage with local young people to understand their needs, concerns, and aspirations.

- Organise and lead on community sports sessions, events, workshops, and NCS activities to foster a sense of unity and collaboration.

2. Coaching Support:

- Develop new coaching programmes within the community.

- Provide one-on-one coaching sessions to community members under the guidance of senior coaches.

3. Communication:

- Facilitate effective communication between community members, local organisations, and relevant stakeholders.

- Utilise various communication channels, including leaflets, posters and social media, to disseminate information about community initiatives and events.

4. Documentation and Reporting:

- Maintain accurate records of community engagement activities, attendance, and feedback.

- Generate regular reports for senior staff, highlighting key achievements, challenges, and recommendations for improvement.

5. Training and Development:

- Participate in training programmes to enhance coaching skills, community development knowledge, and leadership capabilities.

- Attend workshops and seminars to stay informed about best practices in community engagement and activation.

Qualifications:

- Desired (Not Essential): Level 1 in Sports Coaching or relevant qualification. Enhanced DBS check required.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

- Passion for community development and a genuine interest in helping other young people achieve their goals.

- Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently with minimal supervision.

- Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with social media platforms.

Attributes:

- Enthusiastic and positive attitude.

- Empathy and cultural sensitivity.

- Strong organisational and time management skills.

- Willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges.

Benefits:

- On-the-job training and mentorship.

- Opportunities for professional development and advancement.

- Contribution to positive community impact.

If you are a dedicated individual with a commitment to community well-being and are excited to embark on a fulfilling career in community activation and coaching, we invite you to apply for this apprenticeship position. Join us in making a positive difference in the lives of marginalised young people.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Lifetime Training on 0333 0143 669 (Ref ID: 245753)

Technical skills in sports coaching, strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to engage and motivate young people, and a passion for community development.
Desired (Not Essential): Level 1 in Sports Coaching or relevant qualification
Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship L2 including Functional Skills in Maths and English
Energetic, adaptable, and dedicated. Ability to work independently and collaboratively, with a positive attitude, patience, and enthusiasm. Good organizational and time-management skills.
Potential for permanent roles or advanced apprenticeships upon successful completion. Ongoing training opportunities.

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