CUFC Matchday Activity Staff/Co-ordinators

  • Job Reference: CF/Matchday Activity
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Colchester United Community Foundation
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £7.50 to £10.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Colchester United Community Foundation
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Job Reference: CUFC Matchday Activity Staff/Co-ordinators 

Recruiter: Colchester United Community Foundation

Location: Colchester, Essex

Salary: £7.50 to £10.50 Per Hour (Depending on age)

Sector: Colchester United Community Foundation 

Work Hours: Sessional (Colchester United Matchdays)


Colchester United Community Foundation (CUCF) are the official charity partner of Colchester United FC. We provide high quality programmes and experiences to up to 9,000 children, young people, and adults per week across our community.


CUCF are looking to recruit enthusiastic and committed individuals (Candidates must be 16 or over) to represent Colchester United on a matchday delivering/co-ordinating Colchester United and Colchester United Community Foundation activities, which include:

  • CUFC Mascots
  • CUFC Birthday Parties
  • CUFC Matchday Clubs
  • Fan Engagement Activities
  • Community Celebratory Events

If you are an individual looking for additional work alongside any other work commitments or have a passion for Colchester United and wish to contribute to our fan engagement, then this is the opportunity for you!

We have positions available for the remainder of the 2023/24 season and for the new 2024/25 season!

Candidates must hold:

  • A minimum FA Introduction to Coaching Qualification (To undertake coaching activities)
  • FA Safeguarding Children Certificate
  • FA First Aid Certificate 
  • Enhanced DBS (CUFC will support with obtaining this)

We’re seeking staff to:


  • Develop positive and effective relationships and partnerships with colleagues, fans, participants, parents/guardians, and community partners.


  • Deliver a high-quality provision and fan engagement with matchday programmes.


  • Support with the development and increased engagement with club activities, community projects and programmes on a matchday.


  • Collaborate with participants, fans, colleagues, partners, and parents/guardians to maximise impact and experience of a Colchester United matchday.


  • Evaluate the impact and success of delivery by collecting data (Where applicable), contributing to case studies, and showcasing success.

All CUCF positions adhere to:


  • Colchester united and Colchester United Community Foundation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all our staff and volunteers to fully support and promote this commitment.
  • In line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Exceptions Order 1975, as this role involves working with vulnerable groups, Pre-Employment checks will include a satisfactorily completed Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Health & Safety

  • Fully endorse, demonstrate, and carry out the company’s health and safety policy.
  • Comply with all company policies and statutory regulations.
  • Have a full knowledge of procedures for evacuation regarding fire.

Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.