Doorstep Sport Advisors (DSAs) play an integral role in supporting StreetGames’ mission of ‘changing lives, changing communities, changing sport’. These individuals provide essential front-line connectivity, supporting locally trusted organisations (LTOs) and partners to maximise the impact of sport. This specific DSA role will focus on the StreetGames’ work funded through our Sport Wales national partnership to increase participation in sport & physical activity for 14-25 year olds in the most disadvantaged areas of South Central Wales – Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Bridgend, The Vale of Glamorgan and Merthyr Tydfil.

StreetGames are looking for the suitable person with experience of working in sport, youth, or community development. Candidates should also have experience working with disadvantaged communities and the skills to be able to support organisations, bringing them together to work towards a common goal. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and people management skills as well as being solution focussed. The individual should possess a good knowledge of how to effectively design programmes for people living in lower socio-economic communities using sport to contribute to wider social outcomes. Experience of having already worked in the South Central Wales region is also desirable.

We are offering a contract equivalent to 2 days a week depending on availability and suitability until March 31st, 2021 with potential scope to extend, subject to funding. This contract proposes a flexible approach and should fit into the applicant’s other commitments. Doorstep Sport Advisors will be paid £150 per day exclusive of expenses.

Applying for the role

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification, the Application Form, and the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (optional) below.

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (optional)

Please email your completed application form to jobs@streetgames.org quoting ‘Wales Doorstep Sport Advisor’ in the subject line.

If you have any questions relating to these posts, or would like an informal chat please contact: Claire Lane at claire.lane@streetgames.org - 07415 376 434

  • The closing date for applications is Monday 12th October @ 9am
  • Shortlisting will take place in the week of 12th October
  • Interviews will be held virtually via Zoom on Tuesday 27th October

If you know you will be unavailable on the date above, please state this on your application form.

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, interviews will be held online. If for any reason this does not suit or you would need any additional requirements, please also state this on your application form.

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