Goalball UK has secured funding from Sport England to deliver a This Girl Can project and we are looking to recruit female players, coaches, and officials to join the project group!
We are looking for people that have a passion for developing opportunities for women and girls and would like to use their experience to shape the project and future Goalball UK delivery.
- Understand the barriers to female players participating in goalball
- Welcome new female players, coaches, and officials to the Goalball Family
- Increase appropriate court time for current active female players, coaches, and officials
- Increase the awareness of goalball for female players, coaches, and officials
- Create an action plan to deliver further opportunities for female players
- September – October 2022 – Project group formation
- November – December 2022 – Player’s consultation
- January – December 2023 – Project delivery
- 1 x Goalball UK Staff
- 2 – 4 active female players
- 1 – 2 active female coaches, volunteers, or officials
As a member of the group, you will:
- Share your experiences in goalball and facilitate other players to share their experiences to inform the project and future delivery
- Input into the planning of the activities for the This Girl Can project
- Actively promote the project within the goalball community and your networks
- Participate and provide delivery support to the project by attending the events in your region
- Be a role model for people engaging in the project
The anticipated time commitment for the initial project phase:
- 8 – 12 planning hours (likely online via Zoom)
- Up to 4 delivery/playing days in the sports hall likely at weekends or evenings linked to club sessions
- All reasonable expenses will be paid
How to get involved:
To express your interest in joining the project group, please provide a written (max 1 side of A4) or video response (max 1 minute 30 seconds) on:
- Why would you like to join the This Girl Can Project Group?
- The key skills or experiences you have that would make you an asset to the This Girl Can Project Group.
- What you would be looking forward to about being involved in the This Girl Can Project Group?
Thinking of where to start with your application? Why not make us of the This Girl Can Project Group – Video or Written response framework to help you to get going?
Please send submissions to Alex Cockerham (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 7 pm, Sunday 25th September.
Contact Alex via email or mobile (07975 893924) if you have any questions. We’re looking forward to receiving your applications!