Active Through Football Project Officer

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Saints Foundation bring Southampton FC to the heart of the community, using the power of the club and our passionate team to help fulfil individual potential and make Southampton a better place to live for all.


About the role

You’ll be working closely with the ATF Coordinator and be responsible for delivering sessions for participants aged 16+ from the Newtown/Nicholstown area, using football-themed activities to improve physical health in targeted groups.

Find out more information on the project here.

Your desk will be based within the buzz of the Saints Foundation office at St Mary’s Stadium in the city centre, and you’ll be provided with a branded uniform supplied by Hummel, and the opportunity to go make a positive input to the local community. Working hours will include evenings and weekends. Saints Foundation are open to receiving applications for job sharing opportunities.


Is this you?

Energetic, motivating and love to be creative in your delivery sessions. You know how to keep people engaged and having fun! You will be working within a dynamic team so you’re great at building relationships and enjoy brainstorming innovative ideas with colleagues.

Key requirements:

  • FA Level 1 coaching qualification.
  • Introduction to first aid in football.
  • FA Safeguarding Children
  • A good understanding or lived experience of the target audiences that the project is looking to engage and/or the place in which it’s focused.
  • Experience of working at a local level with community organisations.
  • An understanding of the benefits of physical activity to benefit a range of health conditions.
  • Experience of planning and delivering engaging activity sessions to a varied audience


  • Location: St Marys Stadium, Southampton
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (5 years)

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