Apprentice – Youth Engagement Officer BOLTON WANDERERS COMMUNITY TRUST

Excellent apprentice opportunity working for Bolton Wonderers Community trust as a Youth Engagement Officer, BECT are a growing sport for development charity based in Bolton that offer employees the chance to deliver work that makes an impact alongside colleagues who share a mutual passion for improving people’s lives.

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Closing date: 04 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30 hrs per week. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    18 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To work closely with Programme Leads and Project Officers in order to complement the high-quality delivery that we currently offer.
  • To work on our PL Kicks project and help support disadvantaged young people across Bolton through youth, football and multi-sport sessions.
  • To support young people who are at risk of offending and reoffending by assisting in the delivery of positive activities and mentoring.
  • To work in schools/colleges delivering our PL Primary Stars and PL Inspires projects.
  • To support young people into education, employment and training as part of our Employability programme.
  • To work across programmes and projects to help ensure young people across Bolton are able to share their thoughts and opinions with both internal and external decision makers.
  • To maintain effective records of work undertaken with beneficiaries for the purpose of monitoring and evaluation. These may include registers, case studies and any other records.
  • Be sensitive and supportive to the needs of participants, and signpost additional support where appropriate.
  • Adhere to safeguarding procedures.
  • To be an ambassador of BWitC by supporting us in creating a connected Bolton without disadvantage
  • Offering excellent customer service at all times and upholding the professional image of BWFC and BWitC.
  • To represent BWitC at relevant activities/events
  • To perform other duties as required, which are considered relevant to the objectives of BWitC

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Youth Support Worker Level 3
  • Come into Bolton College one day a week 
  • Visited by work based tutor in work place
  • In-house training by employer

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time Community Engagement Officer role
  • Opportunity to progress within the charity

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade Grade 3) Essential

About the employer

We are a growing sport for development charity based in Bolton that offer employees the chance to deliver work that makes an impact alongside colleagues who share a mutual passion for improving people’s lives and help to achieve our vision of ‘A Connected Bolton Without Disadvantage’. Our mission is to use the power of Bolton Wanderers Football Club to inspire, support and deliver positive change. Through intervention, prevention and targeted engagement we create sustainable pathways that transform lives. By working together we connect people, enabling communities to thrive and succeed. We continue to be an innovative and forward-thinking charity that works in partnership with local, regional and national organisations to achieve the greatest outcome for our beneficiaries. We are looking for an Apprentice Community Engagement Officer to deliver across multiple programme areas including Social Inclusion, Cohesion, Active Ageing, EDI, Wellbeing, Schools, Disability, Offending and Employability.








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Training provider



Jennie Furzer

Apprenticeship standard

Youth support worker

Level 3 (A level)

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