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ECFC Football In the Community Trust


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A presentation from the Exeter City Football in the Community Trust outlining their fantastic work in the community

A presentation from the Exeter City Football in the Community Trust outlining their fantastic work in the community

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  • 1. Football In The Community Trust Jamie Vittles Registered Charity No. - 1121596
  • 2. Presentation Overview
    • Background Information
    • Introduction
    • Core Activities
    • Geographical Boundaries
    • Current Staffing Structure
    • Agency Funded & Driven Projects
  • 3. Background Information
    • Exeter City FC Football in the Community established in 1991 as a ‘non-profit’ organisation with the aim of creating closer links to the community.
    • Grass roots football in schools & holiday provision
    • Funded by the PFA - £6000 per annum
    • Relegation out of the league in 2003, resulted in a loss of funding.
  • 4. Introduction Back in the League in 2008 and FITC is now renamed and controlled by Football League Trust Football League Trust Priorities 1. To help young people realise their potential 2. To promote sports participation and physical activity 3. To promote health and wellbeing in football clubs’ communities 4.To promote cohesion in communities and encourage their empowerment
  • 5. Introduction
    • Achieved charitable status – 18 th January 2008 – Charity no: 1121596
    • The 4 project strands that Exeter City Football in the Community Trust promote are:
    • Education
      • Social Inclusion
      • Health
      • Sports Participation
      • ‘ Our belief is to develop people and leaders through the power of football, to educate people of all ages through the vehicle of football, recognise achievements, giving people options, and providing opportunities for all people whatever age, race, religion, beliefs’.
  • 6. Core Activities
    • Holiday Provision
    • After School clubs
    • Development Centres
    • Tiny Tots Clubs
    • Match day Experience
    • Birthday Parties
    • Activity Weeks in Secondary Schools
    • Sponsored Events
  • 7.  
  • 8. Current Staffing Structure Board of Trustees Jamie Vittles Community Trust Manager Scott Walker Sports Development Officer Sue Smith Finance Officer Jill Aldridge Frank Sealey Brodie Tooze Maxine Child Admin Dai Carpenter Disability Co-Ordinator Work Placements / Volunteers / FITC Apprentices/FJF Placements Casual Coaching Staff Casual Coaching Staff Casual Coaching Staff Danny Harris Sports Development Officer Marcus Pritchard Football Development Officer Jamie Skinner Football Development Officer
  • 9. Agency Projects
    • Youth Inclusion - Peak Anti Social Behaviour Times – St Thomas, Exwick & Teignmouth
    • Future Jobs Fund – 9 part time contracts.
    • Ability Counts - 6 Teams playing in PAN disability South West Leagues
    • Great Grass – Education and Social Inclusion Project for
    • Homeless adults aged18-35+ years
    • Prisons – HMP Exeter, Channings Wood & Portland – Feeding Great Grass Project
    • SW Regional Trials – England HWC Squad
  • 10. Agency Projects
    • Every Player Counts - ECFC, PAFC, DCFA - PAN Disability (all or every)
    • Futsal on Fire – Education programme - Fire & Road Safety and 'Futsal‘ – 8 ESSP Schools signed up this academic year
    • Duke of Edinburgh Award- Education and Skills for life for 14+ - St Lukes, St James & Exminster
    • The Cooperative Small Schools Cup – Rural Schools Competition
    • ESSP ‘Schools’ Coaching – 160 hours per academic year – 4800 Participants
  • 11. Agency Projects
    • Kick it Out – Initially highlighting race and equality issues in football.
    • YOT - Various offenders have been rehabilitated due to meaningful placements with FITC
    • CPD – Multi Skills, LTAD, Cricket, High 5 Netball, Sports Leaders Tutor Training
    • FITC Apprenticeship scheme - working with NEETS (Not in Employment, Education or Training Schemes). Activity Leadership NVQ Level 2
  • 12. Agency Projects
    • City 6’s – Adult 6-a-side Leagues in Exeter
    • Futsal & Education Scholarship Programme – BTEC Education in Sport for year 11/12 school leavers
    • The Government Work Programme – Workshops and placements for unemployed 18-24 year olds
    • NCS – National Citizen Service – Big Society
    • YMCA 3D Club – Workshops with Probation Service
  • 13.
    • Any questions…….