In this section StreetGames project managers and community sport workers will find all the necessary resources for running their project. There is information on qualifications from the StreetGames Training Academy, a guide to retaining participants, advice on how to successfully apply for grants and much more.

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In this section StreetGames project managers and community sport workers will find all the necessary resources for running their project. There is information on qualifications from the StreetGames Training Academy, a guide to retaining participants, advice on how to successfully apply for grants and much more.

The Co-operative StreetGames Young Volunteers

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Introduction to the volunteering pathway for young volunteers – Top tips for NGB staff on how to support young players to become volunteer and qualified coaches in your club

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StreetGames briefing paper

This briefing paper draws on the learning from StreetGames doorstep sport projects to highlight the benefits that NGB sports clubs can gain from creating a volunteering pathway for young volunteers. The paper provides eight ‘top tips’ on how clubs can develop their young volunteers.

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A good practice guide for the engagement and development of female sports volunteers in areas of high deprivation

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StreetGames briefing paper

Young women aged between 16 and 24 years of age who live in low income households have much lower volunteering rates than the average rate for their age group. However, since 2008 The Co-operative StreetGames Young Volunteers (CSYV) has supported the development of almost 1,000 young women volunteers.

How to encourage your young players to become volunteers and to develop into sports coaches – Top tips for coaches on how to develop your own volunteers

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StreetGames briefing paper 

Doorstep sport projects can benefit greatly from transforming participants into young volunteers and coaches. This paper provides seven ‘top tips’ – from how to encourage a young person into volunteering in the first place to keeping volunteers involved - for project leaders on how to create and develop young volunteers.

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A non-traditional approach to football via the ‘Get Into Football’ programme with young people living in disadvantaged communities in London – Get Into Football programme

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StreetGames case study

Launched in 2010, Get into Football (GIF) is a Football Association-led programme aimed at increasing adult participation. The programme is changing the way that football provides opportunities for people to take part in the game on a regular basis. This paper highlights what has been successful in the programme so far and what the challenges are for the future.

Sport volunteering among young people - How race, gender and income affect volunteering rate

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StreetGames research

With Sport England’s permission, StreetGames used its Sports Equity Index (Active People Survey 2) as a model for a StreetGames Volunteering Equity Index. The Volunteering Equity Index breaks down young people aged 16-24 into different groups, including by race and gender, and shows whether those groups volunteer more or less than the national average of 17.15% - marked by 100 on the Index.

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