Aberdeen FC | Vacant position | Scout of the Academy of Young Volunteers (MORAY REGION)

Aberdeen Football Club is a leading institution in the North East of Scotland with an impressive legacy of national and international achievements since the club was founded in 1903.

AFC is an ambitious organization that seeks further success and long-term sustainability to support our football team by adding value in all areas of our daily activities for the overall benefit of our staff, supporters. and our customers.

We have vacancies for Youth Academy Volunteer Scouts. The role will consist of working with the main scouts in the youth academy, learning how to use the software package known as “The Football Squad”, attending classification days, school and boys’ club games and to learn how to spot young academy level football players, and any other work related to Scouting for the benefit of the club and the individual. You will also need to attend 6 weekly Scout Team meetings.

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This role would require 6 hours of volunteering per week, mainly on weekends.

Applicants should have excellent communication skills and have an excellent working knowledge of young Highland League players, boys’ clubs, school football and young players in the region. No specific scouting experience is required as training will be provided; however, a good knowledge of boys’ clubs and young players is essential. Having played football at a certain level is desirable.

Interviews for this position are expected to begin the week starting Monday 2sd August 2021.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected] by Monday 26e July 2021. Your cover letter should include your earliest available date to start, if successful.

Please note that due to the number of applications received at the Club, we will only respond if you are successful in securing an interview.