Casual Community Coach

  • Port Vale Foundation
  • Port Vale, Hertford, UK
  • 09 Jun, 2024
Casual Coaching Community Soccer Coach

Job Description

Job Purpose

Port Vale Foundation are looking to recruit new sports coaches during the summer holidays to help with the increased demand for our Summer Holiday Camps.

We are seeking individuals who are highly motivated to help support the delivery of our exciting summer of sports, experiences and activities including football and multi-sports camps.

The role will involve leading sessions, supporting young people throughout the day and working with partner agencies to deliver the highest quality experience for young people.

We will be delivering our Holiday Camps from Monday 22nd July- Friday 30th August. Hours will vary each day, in line with child numbers and subject to camp needs. However, typical working hours are from 8.30am-3.30pm, Monday – Friday for football camps and 9.00am-2.30pm for multi-sports camps.

Additional hours may also include community work involving early evenings and Saturday morning sessions


Key Duties / Responsibilities

• To plan, organise and deliver high-energy, fun and inclusive sessions and activities in a safe and structured environment
• To work with young people aged 6 and upwards and be responsible for their experience, safety and learning
• To complete and follow risk assessments and ensure that reasonable steps have been taken to protect participants at all times
• A willingness to liaise with parents, delivering high quality customer service
• To ensure the correct procedures are adopted in the event of an emergency
• To be confident and qualified to give first aid treatment where necessary (training provided)
• To represent Port Vale Foundation in a professional manner at all times; to include dress, presentation, hygiene, attitude, conduct and professionalism.


Key Skills & Experience

• Experience of delivering sports sessions/ holiday camps
• Self-motivated and have a passion for coaching / youth work
• Experience with working directly with children or young people
• Experience in sport/youth work/ play/ education
• Experience of working as part of a team
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Reliable with strong time management



 To be aware of and comply with current Health and Safety Regulations and the Foundations Health and Safety policy and procedures as they relate to the duties and responsibilities of the post.
• To undertake any appropriate training as required.
• To maintain awareness of risks and feed these into the formal risk management process and also to control the risks inherent in your job and report any risk concerns to your manager.
• To be aware of and adhere to the Foundations codes of conducts.
• To undertake any other duties that may be reasonably allocated to the post holder commensurate with the grading and responsibilities of the post.
• To be aware of our Company Policies and Procedures which may be updated from time to time; to ensure that your actions and behaviour are consistent with and champion the requirements of those policies and procedures at all times