Vacancy | Community Activator Officer (Apprenticeship)

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Berks & Bucks Football Association
Community Activator Officer (Apprenticeship)

Salary: £180 per week
Contract Term: Until April 2023 (15 months) - 30 hours per week

Berks & Bucks FA, working in partnership with Lifetime Training, are delighted to announce a new opportunity for an apprentice Community Activator Officer.

Our Organisation

Berks & Bucks FA is the local governing body for football covering Berkshire & Buckinghamshire. Our role is simple, to lead, protect and support an individual’s journey in football by inspiring a lifelong relationship with the game. Football has the power to Connect People and Change Lives and this is why we do what we do.

These are exciting times for the County FA as we support football’s response and recovery from Covid and look forward to the launch of our new three-year strategy and a relocation of the County FA office. The successful candidate for this role will be instrumental in helping the County FA to achieve our ambitions. 

The Role

Berks & Bucks County Football Association is seeking to appoint an apprentice Community Activator Officer. The successful candidate will support the engagement -of new referees and coaches from all communities and aid the with co-ordination of courses and training. There will be the opportunity to assist in developing partnerships and helping to ensure our safeguarding operating standards are met.
This role is based at our headquarters in Abingdon. Due to the nature of the work there may be a requirement to a small amount of evenings through the season to support and monitor courses and events. Flexible working arrangements, including adjusted hours and home working opportunities, are available.

What is it like to work for Berks & Bucks FA?
Berks & Bucks FA is a great place to work. We are a relaxed, friendly workforce with a positive culture. We know that we are only as good as the people we employ. We offer a flexible working environment and we have embraced a hybrid method of working allowing our staff to work from the office as well as the flexibility of working remotely. 

Our staff see working in football as a privilege and all have one thing in common, we all believe in why we come to work, to connect people and change lives. We know the opportunities that football has on wider learning and wellbeing and this is our motivation to succeed.

Training to be delivered

The training will be delivered through Lifetime Training, and will give candidates a Level 3 Community Sport & Health Officer qualification. More details on the training can be found here.


The Berks & Bucks FA is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. All eligible roles are subject to a DBS Check.

Equality and Diversity 

Berks & Bucks FA promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all parts of the community. If you have any requirements in relation to the recruitment or interview process, please include details on the application form.

We also ask all candidates to submit the optional Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to support our commitment to ensuring we are inclusive in our approach, this will be set out to all candidates completing the application.


The closing date for applications is Tuesday 15th February. In order to apply please complete the application form (please note the below link will take you to an external website to apply):

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