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Job vacancies: Work for StreetGames

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StreetGames, the entrepreneurial UK-wide sports charity that develops sport with disadvantaged communities, is recruiting a number of posts to support our ambitious plans as part of our commitment to Changing Lives, Changing Communities and Changing Sport.

Part-time Business Support Officer »

StreetGames National Conference 2015

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The 2015 StreetGames Conference will focus on Generation Z: what today’s teenagers want from life and from Doorstep Sport.  At this year’s event young people, industry experts and leading academics will challenge delegates to fashion a modern sporting offer which keeps Generation Z active and makes a positive difference to young lives.  Expert

StreetGames Staff Profile - John Downes Head of Network Development

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In a nutshell, my job’s to work with the regional teams to make sure we’re giving the best support and guidance possible to the StreetGames network – to make links with other partner organisations and encourage different projects to connect with each other.  I also play a lead role in safeguarding within StreetGames.

My Sport

National Obesity Week

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The 12th to the 18th of January is National Obesity Awareness Week, a nation-wide new year’s resolution to get fit and start thinking about our health. 

Obesity is a major UK public health problem with 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 5 secondary school aged young people categorised as obese. 

Current trends suggesting this could exceed 50% of the population by 2050. 

Demonstrating impact : Views and the Power of Data

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For the projects in our network, the process of collecting and inputting participation data might not seem the most exciting part of your working day, but we want to convince you it’s well worth doing.
 

Views data can be used to:

Project Profile - Newham All-Star Sports Academy (NASSA)

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Newham All-Star Sports Academy (NASSA)

After an afternoon in a local park teaching her sons to play basketball, Natasha Hart decided to make an informal coaching session a weekly treat. Word spread amongst her sons’ friends and Natasha soon found herself leading a group of up to 30 young people, aged between 8 and 16.

StreetGames and Us Girls support Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign

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Today marks the launch of Sport England’s exciting new campaign, This Girl Can. It’s a sassy celebration of active women which aims to show that whatever your size, ability or previous experience, sport can be enjoyable. The campaign’s TV advert will also debut tonight at 7.45pm on ITV!

Changing Coaching

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StreetGames believes everyone should be able to access sport delivered by high quality, trained coaches. People from deprived communities are often marginalised and do not receive the same sporting opportunities as their more affluent counterparts. 

Why are there a limited number of trained coaches in disadvantaged communities?

StreetGames is celebrating an incredible 2014 and looking ahead to what promises to be a great new year for Doorstep sport.

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StreetGames is delighted to announce that there are now more than 500 projects in the network, making excellent use of the support and services we provide across the length and breadth of the UK. Each of these projects has done extraordinary work in a year which saw -

StreetGames invitation to tender: Volunteering Residential Programme

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StreetGames invitation to tender for the provision of a Residential Programme for the StreetGames Young Volunteers (SYV) Programme.

This programme is essential to the personal development of our young volunteers and also integral to our national reward and recognition offer for the SYV programme.