Who are Birmingham City F.C Community Trust?
We are a registered charity (charity no. 1086631) that uses the power of Birmingham City Football Club to engage, inspire and create opportunities to develop the lives of people across the City of Birmingham and the Solihull community.
Our aim is to engage and improve the lives of our local young people through the power of sport, in a safe and nurturing environment.
We deliver a variety programmes and holiday soccer camps, which are tailored to give all participants the opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends and engage in active and healthy programmes regardless of age, gender or ability.
Our programmes are all led by qualified and experienced coaches who deliver exciting and innovative sessions to ensure everyone who takes part has a brilliant experience.
The Board of Trustees, staff and volunteer at Birmingham City FC Community Trust (The Trust) acknowledges and accepts it has a statutory obligation and responsibility for the wellbeing and safety of all adults at risk, children and young people who participate in the Trust’s activities or utilise The Trust’s facilities. This policy applies to all services, activities and programmes of the Community Trust that involve direct contact with children or adults at risk.
The Trust’s Safeguarding Children Policy applies to senior managers and all staff, paid or volunteer, sessional workers, agency staff, interns / students or anyone working on behalf of The Trust and will be given to all adults working with our participants and beneficiaries.
The welfare of the child is paramount and all the workforce and volunteers working at The Trust have a ‘duty of care’ to safeguard the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults by creating safe environments that protect them from harm. The policy may also be supplemented by in-service training and additional guidance which will be tailored to specific roles.