StreetGames was founded in 2005 and launched in 2007 to take sport to the doorstep of young people living in the most disadvantaged communities. StreetGames is a fast-moving, innovative national charity with a mission to transform the lives of young people from low-income, underserved communities through sport and physical activity.

Our ambition is that:

  • All young people from low income, under-served communities have the opportunity to engage in life enhancing Doorstep Sport
  • A year-round multi-sport offer in every low income, under-served community
  • A pathway in every low income, under-served neighbourhood for young people to become volunteers and future community leaders
  • Mainstream/Traditional sports providers amend their practice to meet the needs of young people from low income, under-served communities

Role of the Regional StreetGames Network Representatives

StreetGames is now on the lookout for a new group of network representatives to help it create an even stronger connection between national innovation, decision-making and frontline neighbourhood delivery. We are hoping to invite 1 representative per English region and Wales to join the national group of representatives.

These new regional representatives group will form part of the collective ‘voice of the network’ - communicating ideas and best practice from the Locally Trusted Organisations on their patch.

This is a voluntary role. StreetGames will cover all out-of-pocket expenses associated with the role. Posts will initially be held for an 24-month period, providing appointees with the opportunity to deliver feedback, gain new skills and to network with leading business and/or sector figures.

So what will you do?

  • Connect with LTOs in your region and be available to listen to their opinions, ideas and comments
  • Represent their interests and views at up to 4 meetings per year
  • Feedback information from meetings to the LTOs
  • Be a liaison point between StreetGames LTOs and the national Network Board Representative
  • Connect with your relevant StreetGames Area Director
  • One member of the National Board Network Representatives will be invited to sit on StreetGames’ full board meetings. A commitment of an additional 4 meetings per year. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To attend quarterly meetings with all the regional representatives (it may be possible to attend online)
  • To represent the positive voice of the StreetGames Network and provide regional insight from a local delivery perspective
  • To respect the potentially sensitive or confidential nature of some information that may be shared by the National Board Network Representative.
  • To safeguard the good name and reputation of StreetGames and its Network LTO partners, and to act as an effective ambassador

Person Specification

  • Knowledge and experience of the delivery of doorstep sport at a neighbourhood level
  • Able to listen effectively and share the views of others in an objective manner
  • Ability to share knowledge, thoughts and opinions verbally in a clear and concise manner
  • Passionate about the difference that StreetGames and the Network make to the lives of young people in disadvantaged communities through sport

Governance

One member of the National Board of Network Representatives will be invited to attend StreetGames board meetings. The charity has twelve trustees who meet as a full board four times per year. The main sub-committees, Finance, Fundraising and the Audit Committee, also meet four times per year. The Network Representative will not be required to attend sub-committees and will not have voting rights on the Board.

Closing date

The closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interviews are likely to take place W/C 13th December, 2021

Application Process

Please complete this short application form

You have 2 options to share your suitability for the role:

  1. Provide a brief summary (no more than 200 words) on why you would like to be the StreetGames Regional Network Representative and the skills, knowledge and experience you would bring to the role. Email this to jobs@streetgames.org
  2. Provide a video clip (no more than 2 minute) explaining why you would like to be the StreetGames Regional Network Representative and the skills, knowledge and experience you would bring to the role. Upload the video here

StreetGames is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant, employee, volunteer or member receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, colour, parental or marital status, pregnancy religious belief, class or social background, sexual preference or political belief.

StreetGames is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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