Volunteer Football Coach - Yeovil


Name: Volunteer Football Coach - Yeovil
Organisation: Discovery
Location: Exact location can be provided by Discovery on request, Yeovil, TA6 4RR
Type: Part Time
A regular commitment would be appreciated.


Do you love to play football?

Do you have the patience and experience to help others to develop their football skills?

We are a group of fun, diverse people, who want to play football on a weekly basis every Friday from 11am until 1pm.

Activities will include:
• Planning sessions with our football coach
• Being welcoming and friendly towards the people we support
• Demonstrating and helping others to develop their football moves
• Encouraging people to be the best they can be and celebrating the improvements we make!

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Organisation Description

Discovery supports people with learning disabilities and autism to get more from life.

We are Dimensions Somerset SEV – a new, social enterprise formed from a ground breaking partnership between Dimensions and Somerset County Council, together with customers, family carers and staff.

Discovery supports people with learning disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour and complex needs. We are driven by our values. People with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do and we want every person we support to have a great life, with excellent outcomes.

Visit www.discoverydayservices.org for the latest news and information about our day support


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Cause / Interests

  • Community Health & Wellbeing
  • Learning Disablity
  • Sport & Outdoor Activities

Types of Activity

  • Community Health & Wellbeing
  • Sports Development
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching

Skills and Qualifications


Able to physically demonstrate and take part in the football sessions
Interested in and has a passion for football and keeping active
Patient, friendly and a good communicator
Reliable and willing to commit to volunteer regularly (eg once a week, twice a month)
Experience of football coaching would be useful, but is not essential


Free certificated training (with access to 800 plus courses)
Free membership to an online shopping discount scheme
Comprehensive support from professional, friendly and trained Discovery staff
Agreed travel expenses reimbursed
An opportunity to gain real experience in the social care sector

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: Reasonable expenses may be agreed.
Restrictions: NA
Induction: A personal induction to your volunteering role.
Insurance Cover: All our volunteers are covered.
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Training can be provided. All volunteers are also given access to free certificated training (with access to 800 plus courses)

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, DBS Check