Football and Sports Community Manager

Nairobi, Kenya show on map
Coordinator | Paul
Coordinator | Paul
Provide leadership and support our Coaches in conducting sports tournaments and leagues and managing sports clubs This volunteer program is especially suitable for:

About the Project

CREATA aims at unleashing the potential of children, young people and communities through sports. We use sports as a catalyst to initiate community sports driven projects for community transformation and development.

The use of sports enhances access to, retention and completion of school by vulnerable children. Thus boys and girls are able to claim space, build self-esteem and develop leadership skills. Young men and women from communities volunteer and undergo basic level professional training on football. Through these trainings peaceful co-existence is promoted among communities. 

As a manager you provide leadership and you will be required to mentor the current leaders. Conducting regular meetings to ensure continuous football for social impact trainings, monitoring ongoing leagues and tournaments, providing and mentoring the coaches, setting up a football for social impact academy, creating databases for all players and developing methods of monitoring the performances of players. 

The role of Sports Manager will be to

  • Develop sporting programs and yearly/term plans
  • Coaching football clubs
  • Develop linkages with strategic partners in sports
  • Equip coaches with club management skills
  • Ensure adequate planning and carry out sport tournaments and leagues
  • Hold monthly meetings and monitor sporting activities in the target schools
  • Monitor and evaluate all coaches and their activities
  • Ensure registration of all the participants of sports clubs and members and that all their records and databases are available in the office
  • Liaise with the Elimu Savings Fund in reaching out to the parents and encourage savings among children Education Officer to initiate Parents Sports Association 

Free-time activities

In your free time you can do various activities that we can give you more information about when you get in contact.


Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
Social, sports, development studies at University/college level
Required Documents
Letter of motivation and CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Strong ability to work and interact well with diverse groups; Collaborative work approach; Monitoring and evaluation
Strong analytical skills; Basic English
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 09:00 - 04:30

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
CREATA (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by CREATA

Between 2 weeks and 12 weeks
Meals: $ 105 per week
Transport: $ 100 lump sum
Supporting volunteer direct activities: $ 100 lump sum
Accomodation services: $ 0

Above 12 weeks
Meals per week: $ 70
Transport: $ 240 lump sum
Supporting volunteer direct activities: $ 1500
Accomodation services (e.g. cleaning etc): $ 800 lump sum

Airport Pickup at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

We can pick you at the airport, host you for one or two nights in Nairobi and then direct you to the project sight in Rapogi, Migori County


The accomodation is in Rapogi town within a homestead. We have a guest house comprising two bedrooms, and a seating room, bathroom outside the main house. Previously, we have comfortably accommodated both local and international volunteers here

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Simple local meals consisting of bread, milk, vegetables, grains, fish, meat etc

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Kenya.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Kenya provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Kenya you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Kenya.
Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$ 310
2 weeks
$ 410
3 weeks
$ 510
4 weeks
$ 609
8 weeks
$ 1,009
16 weeks
$ 1,807
50 weeks (max. stay)
$ 5,200
Average fees
$ 207 /week

You can volunteer at the project site in Nairobi/Kenya between 1 week and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. CREATA will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Kenya.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with CREATA during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
The project site is open in: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

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