Each year, Activate recruit and train over 1,500 seasonal staff across our own Camp, NCS and Language School programmes. We also provide our services to other companies, adding value to their recruitment and training.
With over 20 years of success and experiences to pull from, our industry experts know exactly what it takes to succeed in the physical activity, sports coaching and leisure sector. Our dedicated team of consultants & trainers understand the day to day challenge of engaging, training and placing the right staff in the right place.
We lead the way with our training in pastoral care and risk management accredited by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). We upskill a workforce with sector specific training, for a safer delivery.
Learning from our own journey of recruiting & training seasonal staff, schools PE staff, and full-time activity professionals, we have unprecedented insight and solutions to industry challenges.
Our recruitment team has access to over 5000 activity professionals and sports coaches on our database, tried and tested candidates looking for work, many of them who have worked with Activate directly and trained the Activate Way.
We can offer recruitment services ranging from end-to-end recruitment to last minute emergency staffing and everything in between. We empathise with daily challenges that staffing brings. Our team are on hand to ensure your staffing needs are covered at throughout the year.
All of our recruiters have worked in, progressed in and are passionate about the sport and activity industry. We understand the roles we are recruiting for and can help you in your search for full time staff members.
Bespoke training events to get your workforce ready for activity camps, school sports provision, summer projects, language schools and much more.
Activate your staff with International Institute of Risk & Safety Management (IIRSM) approved courses, providing you with peace of mind knowing your staff have been kept up to date with industry relevant pastoral care and risk management training.
We can make sure your staff understand your company ethos, policies and procedures by working with you to write bespoke company training programmes that can awarded by the IIRSM.
In 2016 we created an online training platform for Chelsea FC Foundation to better train their community coaches. The learning platform has trained over 500 seasonal staff combining the Foundation’s company specific training and IIRSM approved courses.
Over the past 4 years we have worked closely with Oxford International to provide active, fun and engaging activity leaders to work on their Language School Programmes across the UK. Alongside recruitment we have also delivered bespoke training to all their seasonal staff with a clear focus on behaviour management, activity session delivery and sports instruction. We have also provided teams of staff to deliver bespoke sporting activity days on their programmes.
For 3 years, Activate provided UK Elite with an online training platform for all UK based coaches who were about to head out on their journey to coach with UK Elite in the USA. The platform focused on educating staff on UK Elite’s policies and procedures, UK Elite US coaching set up and soccer coaching in the US in general. The site also allowed coaches to speak to each other via a forum, ideal for nervous staff about to move half way across the world.
Activate currently provide an online training platform for LA Galaxy OC to train all their coaches ahead of starting work in the US. The content includes policies, coaches handbooks, coaching videos and training on how to use Proactive Reporting. LA Galaxy OC use the platform to regularly update staff through live pages.
Over the past 5 years we have worked with Ardmore in a flexible ad-hoc recruitment partnership providing qualified specialist sports staff to deliver on their Language School Programmes. This has ranged between a single staff member to a team of 10, across a wide variety of sports.
Activate continue to work with UKIS to source suitable football qualified coaches to work on a variety of contracts in the US.