Careers

Be part of our journey…

Be part of transforming lives in our community!

Dundee FC in the Community Trust is the charity of Dundee Football Club – we’re the club’s way of giving back. We use the power and passion of the club to transform lives in and around Dundee, helping people fulfil their potential to be more involved, healthier and empowered members of the community.

Working with DFC in the Community Trust is highly rewarding, we engage and inspire hundreds of participants on a weekly basis, with over 120 children attending weekly to our after-school programmes across Tayside & Fife. Since Autumn 2019, we have doubled the community programmes we offer ranging from Football, Education & Health and Criminal Justice.

The Trust is a professional forward thinking charity and 2020 is an exciting time to be joining the Trust. The charity operates from within Dens Park Stadium, the home of Dundee Football Club. All staff will receive full training and support from management with regular support and supervision with the Community Manager for staffs own personal & career development and to enhance the charity. The charity has a multi-agency approach with contracts associated with Dundee City Council, Scottish Government, NHS and SPFL Trust. Dundee FC in the Community Trust values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

(Updated 10/7/20) 

Full/Part Time Vacancies 

Voluntary roles 

We are seeking volunteers to join our fantastic team and to give something back to our community. Whether you are joining the charity to gain experience or joining to use your experience that you have gained, the charity would like to hear from you! Currently our volunteers range from working in businesses in Dundee, students and frontline Police officers.

The positions we currently seek are below and to register your interest please complete the online application by click here 

Educational/Health Assistant (You will be supporting staff in sessions that are educational & health related. This will include visits to community centres and schools within the Trust’s region. For example; This could include supporting employability sessions or reading sessions with children etc…).  Hours Per week: As required. Based: Dens Park Stadium, Community Centres. Closing Date: On-going. For further details please email; Community Manager Greg Fenton, [email protected] 

Sports Coach Assistant (Supporting staff in sport related sessions, namely after-school football classes (3pm-5pm) & exclusive DFC soccer holiday camps, that the Trust runs across the Tayside region). Hours Per week: As required. Based: Community Centres, Primary Schools & DFC CT training facilities. Closing Date: On-going. For further details please email; Community Manager Greg Fenton, [email protected] 

– Video/Graphics Producer (Ideal volunteer opportunity for an individual perhaps studying video/graphics at University and would like to use their knowledge and skills learnt thus far to aid their local community. Working with Trust management, the post holder will create videos & graphics for social media usage)

Volunteer Champion (Assist management in recruiting more volunteers, aliasing with Trust management, agencies across the third sector, colleges and universities across the region). Hours Per week: As required. Based: Dens Park Stadium. Closing Date: On-going. For further details please email; Community Manager Greg Fenton, [email protected] 

-Student Placements (Students from College or University (CLD &/or Sports students are welcome to apply for placements with the Trust. Please email the Community Manager for further details).

*We ask for volunteers to give a minimum of 2hours a week. Based on your experience we will allocate you to an appropriate programme to ensure a satisfying experience for both the charity and the volunteer. Full training will be given and sports clothing will be provided if required. Please send an email setting out your interest, experience and availability. An informal chat or formal interview will then take place with the Community Manager.

***All applicants (contracted or volunteers) will be subject to enhanced disclosure checks as all of our programmes involve working with vulnerable people. Failure to comply with this request will result in your application being withdrawn. 

****Full time or part time posts are subject to satisfactory references. 

For more information please email Greg Fenton, Community Trust Manager: [email protected]

 


 

Help Us

Support your Trust 

Businesses can sponsor a DFC community programme or individuals can set up a standing order with the Community Trust and enable the Trust to help even more people in our community. Your donation/sponsor can transform peoples lives in our community. Please email [email protected] to find out more.

 

 

 

Donors

DFC in the Community Trust are proud to pair with Dundee Football Club, the SPFL Trust and NHS Scotland. The Trust works in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Scotland, City Council, and many organisations across the city to deliver a range of projects to help transform peoples lives.