Established in 1986, City in the Community Foundation is the registered charity of Manchester City FC and uses the brand of the parent Club to deliver award-winning programmes centred around Health, Education and Inclusion. The projects engage and impact over 30,000 lives in Manchester annually.
The purpose of the Community Outreach Officer is to design and coordinate the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aspects of CITC Outreach provision, including Girls and Disability specific programmes and work across programme areas to ensure that EDI awareness, support and understanding is embedded across all CITC programmes.
Accountabilities with Key Outcomes:
Design and coordinate a weekly programme of inclusive projects to engage participants across a wide range of ages, genders, social backgrounds and abilities,
To work closely with key stakeholders within CITC, CFG and Premier League to implement and further develop CITC Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy, helping to ensure that EDI is embedded across the foundation.
Report on set KPIs and outcomes associated with each project to develop, maintain and grow a strong working relationship with Cityzens Giving, the Premier League Charitable Fund and any additional funders.
Create, maintain and develop relationships with internal partners from CITC and the wider City Football Group (CFG), local authorities and governing bodies to develop CITC reputation and reach, promoting all CITC programmes across Manchester.
To support staff across CITC programmes by identifying and providing training and CPD opportunitieswhich continuously improves the standard of delivery on the programmes.
Contribute to the management of budget spend to ensure the programme is delivered within the projected budget, escalating observations or any concerns where necessary.
Ensuring that CITC Safeguarding policy and procedures are embedded to the highest standard across the team. Work to ensure that safeguarding practices and principles are adhered to, ensuring our legal and moral obligations towards the framework.
Ensuring that all CITC and CFG policies and procedures are adhered to across the team, escalating any breaches as appropriate and managing this with staff in a professional manner. Responsible formaintaining high quality standards of assurance around the programme specific requirements for health and safety.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
In-depth understanding of coaching community-based programmes, specifically using sport to support participants with disabilities and girls only provision
Solid experience of working in and liaising with schools, community organisations, local government departments and external funding partners
Experience and knowledge of working within a brand environment and understanding the responsibilities that are associated with representing a Premier League Football Club
Experience of delivering CPD training for team members and other professionals
GCSEs in English, Maths and Science
NGB Level 2 in Football or another sport
Experience of managing a team
Competent across Microsoft office
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Creative and passionate about continuous improvement
Resilient and adaptable to change
Excellent and inclusive team-working abilities
Degree level education in relevant field
Coaching Level 2 qualification in one other relevant sport
Experience of coordinating Premier League Charitable Fund programmes and achieving associated KPI and outcomes
Specific knowledge of Youth Work theory and outcomes.
Remote line management
Understanding of City in the Community Foundation and its projects
Budget management and reporting