Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

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Kenya 2016 Blog: Changing Lives

The Albion Foundation are currently undertaking their third trip to Kenya in three years as a group of over 20 volunteers and Albion Foundation members of staff travel to help improve the lives of those less fortunate than ourselves. Day by day, they will be submitting a diary entry. Read about their adventures below: Day One and Two: The first …

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WBA FC Womens 2016/17 Fixtures Announced!

The fixtures for 2016/17 FA Women’s Premier League have now been released and will see last season’s champions West Bromwich Albion FC Women face division newcomers Middlesbrough on the opening day of the season on Sunday 21st August. A lot has changed at the club since culmination of last season’s heartbreaking Play-Off Championship Final defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion, …

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The Albion Foundation Scream Coming Towards the End of Term

On the 14th July 2016 a group of young people who attend The Albion Foundation had the opportunity to go on a trip to Drayton Manor theme park. The children were rewarded for their hard work and effort throughout the summer term, 21 young people across three different projects attended the trip with some who have never been to Drayton …

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Foundation Focus: Matthew Griffin

Matthew joined the Barclays Premier League Works programme in January 2016, Matthew had moved from education provider to part-time jobs since leaving school but struggled to find something he really enjoyed. At 12 years old Matthew was involved in a very serious car accident that left him with brain damage and being deaf in one ear, this has clearly had …

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Goalie Sessions are “Proving to be a Keeper”

Goalkeeper sessions at The Albion Foundation have proved to be a successful avenue for up and coming footballers! The Albion Foundation currently run 6 different goalkeeping centres across the Black Country with several also running in Worcester. Led by The Albion Foundation and (former WBA FC Ladies) Goalkeeping Coach Tom Read, he has overseen increasing numbers across the board of …

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Job Vacancy: Media and Promotions Internship

Media and Promotions Internship Full time – One Year Placement From 1st September 2016 to 31st August 2017 Salary: £11,000 The role: Reporting to the Media and Promotions Officer the successful candidate will be responsible for: Assisting with media and promotional opportunities directed at maximising publicity and increasing awareness of The Albion Foundation Supporting and assisting with the content management …

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The Albion Foundation Give Back Day July 2016

The Albion Foundation visited The Orchard Special Needs School for their end of summer term fair. 39 members of The Albion Foundation staff took part in the event in the school playground to set up and take part in the event which was taking place. When visiting the school, we saw the close relationships that staff have with the pupils …

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Job Vacancy: Engagement Coordinator

Engagement Coordinator – Education and Engagement Full Time – 12 month fixed term contract in first instance £20,000 – £25,000 Closing date for application: Noon, 25th July 2016 The role: Reporting to the Deputy Director the successful candidate will be responsible for: Implementing, delivering, developing and evaluating The Albion Foundation’s Kicks programme – specifically hard to reach participants, those at …

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WBA FC Women Name New Manager

West Bromwich Albion FC Women are proud to announce the appointment of Craig Nicholls as their new manager, starting immediately. Previously with Coventry City until June 2015, Craig joins the Premier League Northern Champions with the hope of replicating last years record breaking season for the Women. In his final year with the Sky Blues, Craig guided the team to …

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Report: Kicks at Hadley Stadium

Albion Kicks is an engagement project that aims to create safer and stronger communities. The programme aims to target some of the most challenging and disadvantaged communities which suffer from higher rates of crime and anti-social behaviour that are identified by West Midlands Police. This is achieved by providing free positive sporting activities, competitions and educational workshops using the brand …

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