Active Lives Officer (Young People)

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£20,400 to £21,702 (depending on qualifications and experience)
18 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to work within a friendly, energetic and dynamic team whose mission is to improve lives and empower communities through the power of physical activity and sport?

Are you passionate about young people and helping schools achieve their potential?

Based at the University Centre Shrewsbury, set alongside the River Severn and within walking distance to Shropshire’s historic town centre, Energize the Active Partnership for Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are looking to recruit an Active Lives Officer (Young People).

This full time role is currently funded until 31st August 2020 (with the probability of extension, pending future funding success). 

This position will lead on developing trusted relationships with local educational establishments, e.g. schools and universities, understanding their needs and providing the support, knowledge and guidance to assist them in adopting an active lifestyle approach. In addition, the role will identify and facilitate young volunteers into positive opportunities.

Being able to work off your own initiative but within a dynamic team is critical to this position. Good networking abilities and strong written and verbal communication skills are essential to this role.

If you are highly motivated and passionate about improving lives and empowering communities using the power of physical activity and sport we want to hear from you!

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