Arbroath FC

Arbroath FC

Community Development Coordinator

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Posting Date

May 3, 2022

Role description

Job Description Job Title        Hours: Salary band: Report to: Closing Date:  Interview Date:  Start Date: Community Development Coordinator  Full-Time – 36 hours per week (Flexible working)  £22,000 per annum plus a generous benefits package Community Trust Manager  Sunday 8th May – 23.59 Monday 16th May Upon completion of notice period.  Arbroath FC Community Trust is delighted to be hiring for a full-time Community Development Coordinator to assist in the delivery of a range of community programs in and around Arbroath. The successful candidate will be joining a strong team delivering a range of activities across our five pillars: Sport, Health, Community, Education and Inclusion. The successful candidate will provide community coaching and support across a range of projects including our inclusive football, football fans in training, period poverty and health and wellbeing programs. Job Purpose: The main purpose of this post is to develop and deliver a range of community programs and opportunities on a day-to-day basis, act as a first point of contact as we strive to grow our offering and to assist in providing opportunities for the people of Arbroath and the surrounding areas in line with our five pillars. Key Responsibilities: While open to change due to the evolving needs of the organisation, the key responsibilities of the post are: Managing and coordinating the delivery of AFCCT Community Impact Programme. Ensuring that the programme is sustainable and remains within budget. Liaise and coordinate with key partners such as Clubs, Scottish FA, SPFL Trust, Angus Council, Angus Alive, Dundee & Angus College and any additional, relevant organisations. Work with local community groups to deliver needs led inclusive football opportunities within Arbroath and the surrounding areas. Manage and lead the Trust Youth Forum Work in partnership with local organisations to deliver local aims Analyse management Information system data to shape future delivery Lead on local consultation work to ensure activity is evidence based Lever in funding for activity Liaise with the Trust Development Manager regarding opportunities for growth. Work alongside colleagues and volunteers to maintain a strong social media presence. Support with the recruitment, development & retention of our volunteer & paid workforce. Lead & co-ordinate the community and social strands of our player pathway. Support with the competition and performance, strands of AFCCT player pathway. Work to improve the number and quality of recreational football opportunities. Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience: Experience of coaching football is essential with a minimum of SFA 1.2 qualification with aspirations to achieve 1.3 within agreed timescales. Awareness of child protection and child development policies (GIRFEC, SHANARRI etc) would be preferred but training can be provided. An awareness of football or community sports development would be advantageous to the successful candidate as would awareness of equality, diversity and inclusion issues within the community. We are looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic, team player who is well organised with strong communication skills, An understanding of IT systems – such excel, outlook and word will be beneficial. The individual will have with a person-centred approach and understand the benefits of community working with an interest in a changing lives ethos. A full, clean driving licence is preferred, and the role is subject to satisfactory references and PVG checks. To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to the Trust Development Manager

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