• GAME ON
    WALES

    Game On uses the power of football
    to change lives, helping the most
    disadvantaged young people to make
    positive steps towards securing jobs or
    going back into education/training.

  • GAME ON
    WALES

    Game On uses the power of football
    to change lives, helping the most
    disadvantaged young people to make
    positive steps towards securing jobs or
    going back into education/training.

  • GAME ON
    WALES

    Game On uses the power of football
    to change lives, helping the most
    disadvantaged young people to make
    positive steps towards securing jobs or
    going back into education/training.

                  

WELCOME TO GAME ON WALES

Game On uses the power of football to change lives, helping the most disadvantaged young people to make positive steps towards securing jobs or going back into education/training. Football is the successful tool which underpins every area of our model. Our Time Banking system encourages young people to volunteer, fostering community engagement, skills and personal development by exchanging time credits for coaching qualifications.
Mae Game On yn defnyddio grym anhygoel pêl-droed i newid bywydau, helpu y bobl ifanc mwyaf difreintiedig i gymryd camau tuag at sicrhau swyddi neu fynd yn ôl i addysg/hyfforddiant. Pêl-droed yw’r dull llwyddiannus sy’n sylfaen i bob rhan o’n model. Mae system bancio amser yn annog pobl ifanc i wirfoddoli, meithrin ymgysylltiad cymunedol, datblygu sgiliau a datblygu personol drwy gyfnewid credydau amser ar gyfer cymwysterau hyfforddi ac ati.

EVENTS
Game On Wales run a variety of regular, curricular and one off events and activities.
 
NEWS

By Chris Foot 23 Sep, 2016
We are looking for enthusiastic, community spirited applicants to join the Game On team to support with existing provision and future growth.
Applicants should send their CV with a covering email explaining why they are suitable for this position to chris.foot@coalfields-regen.org.uk 
Please pay particular attention to the job description when applying.
Our deadline for applications is 5pm, 30 September 2016 , no applications will be considered after this.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title:  Game On Wales Sports Coach & Development Assistant  (part-time - 15 hours per week)
Reporting to:  Game On Manager
Responsible for:   Development and delivery of Game On activities
Salary:  Living wage
Benefits:   Contributory pension

Purpose of the Post
To assist the Game On Wales team in the delivery and development of activities across the former Welsh coalfields areas.
Game On is a Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) social inclusion programme that uses sport to engage people and divert them from inactivity and anti-social behaviour by providing positive learning experiences and overcoming participation barriers to help develop personal skills and wider engagement with the local community.
The Game On programme has ambitious targets to comprehensively expand activities across the former coalfield areas of Wales through engagement with a wide range of partners and supporters.
To help us expand our programme we are seeking additional delivery staff to help facilitate activities, which will comprise the organisation, marketing, promotion and management of events, communication with participants and partners.

Main Responsibilities
To support the Game On team with the delivery of events, tournaments and regular sessions.
To promote and deliver Game On Wales activities to our target audiences.
To research and present findings on target groups and activities.
Plan, prepare and deliver sports sessions as agreed with Game On team.
To carry out further duties appropriate to the post in the furtherance of the Trust¡¦s aims, objectives, policies and Priorities.
Due to its nature this post will involve evening and some weekend working from time to time and travel across Wales.

Person Specification
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Essential
Full driving licence and the ability to travel to sessions independently
Qualified to Minimum Level 1 NGB in Coaching
Valid First Aid qualification e.g. First Aid for Football / Emergency First Aid Certificate
Good communication and motivation skills
Excellent self management skills
Ability to organise, plan and deliver Game On activities and evaluate every session
Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection issues
Proven ability to communicate with and relate to young people
Good basic administrative skills
Innovative, proactive, punctual and reliable
Available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
To be responsible for the safe-keeping of any kit and/or equipment allocated to you by Game On Wales
This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check

Desirable 
Level 2 NGB Coaching Qualification
Experience of tournament management
A working knowledge of Sports / Community
Experience in development or delivery of project based initiatives
Ability to speak and understand Welsh


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