Leadership and Coaching Academy
- Created: Tuesday, 08 February 2011 11:06
About the project...
The Bolsover Leadership and Coaching Academy (BLACA) aimed to equip local people with the skills and confidence to access employment (paid or unpaid) in the field of physical activity, sport and leisure. A project manager was be employed to recruit leaders and volunteers to the ‘Academy’ from three distinct groups:
- Young people in Years 10/11 from five of the district’s secondary schools
- Young people in Years 11-13 who are residents of Bolsover district
- Working age individuals that are either unemployed or economically inactive
Every Academy member was required to deliver a minimum of 10 volunteering hours through voluntary placement opportunities created within local clubs, societies and partner agencies.