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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.

Graphic Designer - Eccles, Manchester »

IT & Monitoring Support Officer »

Keeping up with Kerry

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The StreetGames team always welcomes determined indivuals to jump into a personal challenge and fundraise for StreetGames at the same time.  Kerry Rockey is undertaking an enormous feat and not only taking part in one event but FIVE.  Kerry is one race down and we will have regular updates of her experiences.  If you would like to support Kerry please visit her fundraising page.
 

Become a MOVE agent with StreetGames

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Too few Europeans enjoy the benefits of a physically active lifestyle. Too many are either inactive or not sufficiently active. As a result, many European citizens and European societies are paying the price for health problems associated with physical inactivity, including lower life quality, shorter life expectancy and the economic impact of expensive healthcare bills.

It’s Never Too Young to Start Fundraising!

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Ava, an inspiring 12 year old from York shares her story:

StreetGames welcome Hong Kong delegation

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In May StreetGames was contacted by Hong Kong Children & Youths Services(HKCYS) in China. They were visiting London and wanted to include a visit to a StreetGames project in their plans.

The focus of the visit was to understand different approaches to youth development and health interventions in the UK.

In June three members of HKCYVS arrive in London and met with a number of youth and sports organisations.

Their interest in our work was specifically around two key areas:

StreetGames goes Commonwealth crazy this summer

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The Commonwealth Games has arrived and we have a host of activities taking place to celebrate the event and ensure disadvantaged young people are involved in this national celebration.

Co-op Young Volunteers: the Future "Leaders of Change"

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Three of StreetGames Cooperative Young Volunteers were selected to take part in the recent Youth in Action funded training course “Leaders of Change” in Lille, France in May.  All 3 young volunteers are on a pre-apprenticeship programme for 24 weeks, in which they volunteer for 25-30 hours per week within their local community. Stacey Burrows, Lee Cutts and Sameed Mohammed all travelled to Northern France to join 24 other young leaders from 8 other countries, to learn about how sport can make a positive impact on the lives of young people.

StreetGames Volunteers Return from Brazil

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A group of 13 StreetGames Young Volunteers & project staff returned from Brazil this week after spending an unforgettable fortnight coaching disadvantaged young people. We joined Lionsraw on their World Cup legacy tour, working with their partners to deliver doorstep sport in the favelas of host city Curitiba.

StreetGames young people to volunteer in Brazil

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12 volunteers made up of Pill Youth Forum (Newport), Sport North Tyneside and Milton Keynes College are heading out to spend 2 weeks with Lionsraw in Curitiba on Saturday 14th June. They’ll be involved in the projects that Craig Robson & Michael Gardner have been busy setting up in the most disadvantaged parts of the city.

They have all raised money to get out there, as well as this being funded by StreetGames and funding from Garfield Weston too.

StreetGames partners with ISCA and Birmingham City Council to deliver EU conference

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Today (Thursday 12th June), key decision makers from all over Europe will be descending on Birmingham for the annual EU Active Network Project conference. The conference will be focusing on how local authorities and sports organisations can build stronger relationships in order to boost physical activity throughout Europe.