Youth Engagement Coach

Youth Engagement Coach

Website Burnley Football Club

– Salary: “Dependant Upon Experience”

– Closing Date: 02/03/2019

– Job Role : Youth Engagement Coach

Contract Type:
Zero hours contract. Flexible – to include evenings and weekends.
Turf Moor, Harry Potts Way, Burnley, BB10 4BX
Interview Date:
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a practical assessment followed by a formal interview.
Burnley FC in the Community is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club with a mission to inspire, support and deliver change within communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire.

We work with over 70 local, regional and national partners in five key areas: Sport, Education, Health, Social Inclusion and Community Facilities.

We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. Our highly-skilled, dynamic and passionate team work hard every day to deliver our mission. Come and be part of our story!

The charity is now looking to recruit enthusiastic Youth Engagement Workers to support our Premier League Kicks programme.

Premier League Kicks is one of the Premier League’s flagship community programmes using the power of football and the value of sports participation to help hard-to-reach youngsters in some of the most high-need areas.

The Youth Engagement Worker will be expected to:

Take responsibility for the planning and delivery of sessions on our Premier League Kicks programme.
Generate new ideas as to how the session can develop further, whilst ensuring high quality of delivery.
Engage and recruit eligible young people onto our Premier League Kicks programmes, whilst assessing and establishing their needs and levels of support required.
Lead and effectively deliver weekly Youth Work sessions within the PL Kicks session, whilst being an effective member of the wider coaching staff.
Demonstrate the Burnley FC in the Community values at all times.
Promote the Burnley FC in the Community brand and ethos in a professional, strong and positive manner.
Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the centre as and when required to promote best practice.
An ideal candidate will have:

Level One Certificate in Introduction to Youth Work.
Experience of working on youth diversionary projects, including experience of working with hard-to-reach young people.
Experience of delivering sport-based community programmes.
Experience of working on youth intervention projects.
Excellent communication and organisation skills.
A friendly, positive ‘can do’ and courteous attitude.
A broad knowledge of barriers that service users may face and strategies to address where appropriate.
A passion for the community and making a difference.
Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and matchdays as required. You will require a full, valid UK driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle.

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