This role aims to improve the potential of young people (12 to 16 years) with Autism through the development of peer-led programmes, projects and learning experiences. Amplifying the voice of young autistic people using football as a motivator and coordinating the projects and activities hey are involved in.
You will be creative, proactive and highly motivated to assist the Regional Football Coordinator team and Football Development Manager in the development and delivery of key projects and activities plus day to day project operations.
Team United aims to support young people with disabilities overcome social barriers they often face when taking part in sport, particularly team sports. We focus on supporting young people aged 6 to 16 years with Autism but not exclusively.
This is a highly visible role, and you will identify and work closely with football community clubs and other sports organisations and groups to develop partnerships in which to deliver programmes successfully and increase participation of young people to Team United projects and services. A key emphasis is on football but other sport and physical activities may also present opportunities for development.