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Community Activator Coach Level 2 Apprenticeship Bolton Wanderers Community Trust

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust are looking to take on a Community Sports Coach Apprentice to work within their team and take on day to day duties required.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    9am-5pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Main duties and responsibilities: 

  • 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 football and multi-sport sessions.
  • To support young adults who are at risk of offending and reoffending by assisting in the delivery of positive activities, workshops and social sessions.
  • To encourage community cohesion and social mixing both virtually and in person on our Unity Alliance project.
  • To work on our Extra Time Hub project to help support and keep older people active and connected across Bolton. Assisting on delivery of this project including community walks, allotment site, social get together and other activities that promote a healthy and active lifestyle.
  • To assist in the delivery of our FIT Trotters weight management project. Which supports adults to become more active, and to make healthy and positive lifestyle changes.
  • 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Ability and Skills:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Organisation, planning and record keeping skills
  • IT skills and a knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
  • A passion to strive for continual improvement and a commitment to delivering a quality service

Personal qualities

  • A passion to strive for continual improvement and a commitment to delivering a quality service

Desired qualifications

  • A Levels, NVQs or BTEC or equivalent experience within the industry.

Future prospects

Additional Benefits

  • A supply of BWFC kit
  • Mileage allowance
  • 2 x BWFC season tickets (subject to passing probation period)
  • Access to Health Shield health cash plan (subject to passing probation period)

Pension contribution matched up to 5% (subject to probation period)

Things to consider

Please note that we do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we do receive a high number of suitable applications

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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.

The Location: Bolton Wanderers in the Community (BWitC) is based at the University of Bolton Stadium, the home of Bolton Wanderers Football Club. Situated in the heart of the North West we are commutable from Manchester, Preston and Liverpool with great transport links including strong public transport and motorway links. Middlebrook Retail Park is adjacent to the stadium which offers an abundance of options for lunch. 


Bolton Wanderers Community Trust


Reebok Stadium

Burnden Way




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College


Kerri 01204482036

Community Activator Coach Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 2 (if GCSE A-C / 8-4 is not already achieved)

Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

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