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Football in the Community Officer

The Aston Villa Foundation is the official Charity of Aston Villa Football Club and prides itself in being innovative in its approach to the club being used as a ‘Force for Good’ The Football in the Community (FitC) department within the Aston Villa Foundation offers high quality football and multi-sport provision for children of all ages and abilities. All sessions and activities are delivered within a community or school setting and aim to increase physical activity, football participation and performance.

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About Football in the Community Officer

1. The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Football in the Community Officer to join the Aston Villa Foundation. The post holder will be responsible for leading and delivering high quality football and multi-skills sessions across a variety of school and community settings, at the same time identifying and driving new opportunities for the Football in the Community (FiTC) department.

2. The Person

The ideal candidate will have the ability to engage children of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds by leading and delivering high-quality coaching sessions and educational lessons during school hours, evenings, and weekends.

You will lead on the growth and development of FitC programmes in designated geographical areas and play a key role in supporting the execution of the Aston Villa Foundation strategy and FitC departmental business plan.

For further information please see the Role Profile.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

For further information, the Role Profile and to apply please go to

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The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please seeAVFC - Safeguarding.

Supporting Documents:

aston-villa-foundation-advert-football-in-the-community-officer-december-2021.pdf (PDF, 110.1 Kb)

role-profile-football-in-the-community-officer-december-2021.pdf (PDF, 107.2 Kb)

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