Premier League Kicks Volunteer

  • Wigan Athletic
  • Wigan, UK
  • 14 Jan, 2022
Volunteer Coaching Community Youth

Job Description

Wigan Athletic Community Trust are recruiting for volunteers to to support the delivery of its Premier League Kicks recreational football sessions with 8-18 year olds across the Wigan borough. 

Premier League Kicks is one of the the Premier League's flagship programmes and uses the power of sport and football to inspire young people to achieve their potential and improve their wellbeing.

The Community Trust have been running Kicks sessions for the past 12 years and work with 1000s of young people a year offering free football and sports opportunities to young people aged 8-18 in five different areas of Wigan. Staff work closely with young people and authorities in local areas to create stronger, safer and more inclusive communities. 

The programme provides young people with access to free football, dance and sport sessions as well as workshops covering topics including equality, inclusion, youth violence and knife crime. 

Read more on the Premier League Kicks programme here. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Commit to a minimum of three and a maximum of nine hours each week.
  • Support a range of required activities at Kicks football sessions with hard-to-reach young people aged 8-18.
  • Support the delivery of workshops around relevant topics associated with youth voice and social action.
  • Ensure that all activities are inclusive and support underrepresented groups.
  • Engage in relevant CPD opportunities.
  • Adhere to the volunteer code of conduct at all times
  • Engage in a progress meeting every four weeks and complete the volunteer booklet accordingly.

 

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events and recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The Trust expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.