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Assistant Team Leader - Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
20 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Job Type
Full Time, Part Time

Volunteer NCS Assistant Team Leader - MK Dons Sport and Education Trust

Department: SET

Reporting toRaj Randhawa

Overall Objective: To assist your Team Leader in supervising a group of between 10-15 young people.  You will act as a positive role model to your team members and support them during their time on NCS.

Main Objectives

  • To support your Team Leader and your identified team in all phases of the programme, including a residential trip.
  • To build a rapport with Team Leader team members, and act as a support person for all individuals in the team.
  • To act as a role model for a “good citizen”.

Summary of Duties

  • To support the Team Leader in offering guidance to team members to ensure maximum gain throughout the programme.
  • To constantly listen to the needs of the young people, and offer suggestions to the SET NCS Co-ordinator for changes and enhancements to the programme.
  • To have an understanding and awareness of the local community.
  • To support the Team Leader in ensuring that all activities are delivered in line with safeguarding and health and safety practices.
  • To be able to support participants in the collation of their portfolio of evidence, and develop a Personal Development Plan and sign-post young people to on-going community opportunities.
  • To continue to act as a mentor throughout the alumni programme, as appropriate.

Person Specification


  • Experience in a community or educational setting
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and encourage young people through sport and volunteering
  • Good team worker and self-motivated
  • Ability to co-ordinate workload
  • Willing to work unsociable hours


  • Experience of delivery in a wide range of environments including schools, club and community settings
  • Experience of mentoring, supporting and encouraging team members and volunteers
  • Ability to adapt sessions appropriately dependent on the needs of young people
  • Ability to collect relevant information for evaluation purposes
  • First Aid certificate
  • Safeguarding certificate
  • Able to drive and have access to a car
  • Be interested in all aspects of volunteering and community development
  • A demonstrable record of implementing Equal Opportunity policies and activities

Closing Date: 14th April 2017