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What's your goal?

17 December 2012

Latics help with careers advice

Oldham Athletic Community Trust is organising a programme of in-school workshops to help local youngsters identify their career goals.


This is part of the national programme ‘What’s Your Goal?’ which is run by Football League sponsor npower, and delivered by The Football League Trust, to give students the chance to experience work life in the football industry.


As part of the in-school session run by Latics, local youngsters will be shown how to complete an application form and encouraged to apply for one of five sought after four-day work experience placements at the club, which will take place during the 2013 Easter holidays.


The career-focused lessons are suitable for year 10 and 11 students and will be taking place between now until mid-February 2013. The closing date to apply for work experience at Oldham Athletic is March 1st, 2013.


Clare McDougall, head of community and education for npower, said:  "There’s a real opportunity for youngsters to get a valuable insight into what it’s like to work in the world of football.”

“Clubs have a range of exciting roles on offer - community coach, public relations manager and club shop manager to sports therapist, stadium manager and groundsman to name just a few. local schools interested in receiving a careers session from the club should contact Martin Vose at


To find out more about ‘What’s Your Goal?’ and the roles available at The Football League Trust’s 72 community schemes,

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