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Job listing closed on 18 May 2024
3 May 2024

Community Coach - Outreach (Casual)

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
1+ year exp.


Manchester, GB

Opening Date: 29 Apr 2024

Full Time / Part Time: Variable Hours

Contract Type: Other Casual

Closing date for applications: 17th May 2024


Established in 1986, City in the Community is the registered charity of Manchester City and exists to empower healthier lives through football. Our programmes place physical and mental wellbeing at their core, whilst also creating healthy futures and healthy communities.

The purpose of this role is to support and deliver fun, engaging sessions on Community Outreach projects across Greater Manchester specifically holiday provision throughout the summer period. Programme delivery includes Football and Multisport sessions as well as Youth Work and educational workshops.


  1. Planning and delivering fun engaging football and multi-sport sessions for 6–16-year-olds during school holidays
  2. Supporting all elements of holiday provision including breakfast and lunch distribution, and educational workshops while being inclusive of all participants and maintaining high standards of delivery.
  3. Monitoring and observing activities of the group to ensure participants are safe at all times.
  4. Working closely with Lead Coach, Project Officer and Safeguarding Officer to ensure participant needs are being met when at sessions and that interventions are effective.
  5. Ensuring that CITC’s 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Experience of working with children and young people or various groups within holiday or community settings.
  • Minimum Level 1 football coaching or Multi-sport.
  • Experience in planning and delivering high-quality sport sessions which are challenging and inclusive to the needs of the group.
  • GCSE’s in English, Maths and Science.
  • 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.


  • Level 2 Coaching Certificate in Football
  • Qualifications in other relevant sports or youth work/mentoring.
  • Experience of supporting participants with Disabilities in a football or sporting environment.
  • Working towards degree-level education in a relevant area e.g., Sports Coaching/Sports Science.
  • Experience and knowledge of working within a brand environment and understanding the responsibilities that are associated with representing a Premier League Football Club
  • FA Safeguarding qualification.
  • Understanding of City in the Community Foundation and its projects.
  • Motivational techniques/skills
  • Youth work experience.
  • Experience in strong behaviour management.

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.