Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2015’

Foundation Focus Volunteer Pathway

FOUNDATION FOCUS: Volunteer Pathway

This week’s Foundation Focus sees us delve into our Volunteer pathway within the Foundation and two success stories in particular that showcase how members have staff can progress through the ranks into a contracted member of Staff. Many of our full-time members of staff began their working career volunteering with us have worked their way up through the spectrum into …

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The Albion Foundation And QAC PWCH Programme

The Albion Foundation Powerchair Football and Further Education Elite Programme 2016

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Queen Alexandra College (QAC) to deliver the first collaborative Powerchair Football and Further Education Elite ‘study programme’ of its kind in the whole country exclusively for high need learners starting in September 2016. The programme has been specifically designed for ambitious young sports people with high needs aged 16-24 years old …

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England Basketball Call Up for Sporting Club Albion Player

Sporting Club Albion Basketball player Lauren Saa has been selected to represent England in the upcoming National Team Programme for the 2015-16 season. Selection took place at the recent U15 Regional Development Tournament that was held in Shefield on 26th and 27th September. Lauren received the call yesterday and was delighted at the news!  From everyone at The Albion Foundation …

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The Albion Foundation Swap Their Day Jobs To Take Part In #GiveBack Day

Coaching staff, mentors, apprentices and administration staff from across The Albion Foundation took part in their first Give Back Day on 1st September which included volunteering their time to support other organisations in the West Midlands. Partners included Sunnyside Kennels, Mary Stevens Hospice, Black Country Museum, BUDS, Macmillan, NSPCC, Warley Woods Community Trust, Creative Arts Sandwell, Conservation Sandwell and Birmingham …

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WBA FC Community Player Day

WBA FC Community Player Day – September 2015

Tuesday saw the first West Bromwich Albion Football Club Community Player Day, in which all 23 members of the squad took part in an afternoon of community activities alongside The Albion Foundation.  In the morning the players took part in their annual Official Club photo shoot at The Hawthorns. The winners of The Albion Foundation’s VIP raffle from Foundation Day …

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Foundation Focus Coaches

FOUNDATION FOCUS: Football Development

One of the Albion Foundations key objectives as an organisation is to ‘produce our own’ in terms of staff. We have a proven track record in developing ambitious, talented, young people residing in our local communities from participants in sporting activities, to project volunteers, as well as paid members of TAF staff. Recently , one of our own, Community Coach …

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Role Models of The Black Country Visit Moat Farm

Children in year 5 at Moat Farm Junior School have been studying The Black Country as a school project and part of this has been looking at role models. Obviously West Bromwich Albion are based in The Black Country so when first team stars Serge Gnabry and Stephane Sessegnon visited school it was the perfect chance to ask them about …

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Girls Centre of Excellence Open Session Observations 2015

Sporting Club Albion Girls Centre of Excellence will be holding two open evenings in November, in which external coaches can attend to observe coaching sessions. The scheduled open evenings will take place in the first week of November, on Monday 2nd and Thursday 5th November. The Centre will be open to external coaches between 6:00pm-9:00pm on both evenings to observe …

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Join The Albion Foundation in Kenya in 2016 and Help Make a Difference!

“The work you do there lasts a while but the time you spend with the kids lasts a lifetime.” Neil Burns, Volunteer The Albion Foundation is pleased to announce that we have teamed up with African Adventures to once again offer supporters an opportunity of a lifetime, consisting of 10 days working with a variety of different community projects in developing areas …

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Sporting Club Albion Disability Team Celebrate BHP Design Sponsorship Deal!

The Albion Foundation are proud to announce BHP Design as the new sponsor of their Sporting Club Albion Disability teams for the 2015-16 season. BHP Design, of St Paul’s Square, Birmingham, will become the official sponsor of Sporting Club Albion’s 15 disability teams including their PAN Disability football, Blind football and Powerchair teams that compete both regionally and nationally. BHP …

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