Vision & Values

Morecambe F.C. Community Sports was established in 2004 and registered as a charitable incorporated organisation, charity number 1155802, in 2014.

Morecambe F.C. Community Sports was established in 2004 and registered as a charitable incorporated organisation, charity number 1155802, in 2014.

The objectives of the charity are to help the local community through the medium of sport. The charity believes that the opportunity to participate and compete in sports provides a positive experience that can benefit people, the young and the old alike.

OUR VISION

To have a positive impact on our communities by creating a healthier and more connected Morecambe through the power of sport, health, education, and inclusion

OUR MISSION

To work in partnership with Morecambe Football Club to deliver excellent and trusted services which inspire people and improve their communities.

OUR VALUES

To work in partnership with Morecambe Football Club to deliver excellent and trusted services which inspire people and improve their communities.

OUR VALUES

INTEGRITY – We are open, honest, ethical, and trustworthy

INCLUSON – To include and integrate all people into our programmes and ensure that we are supporting the most vulnerable within our communities

PASSION – Continuous improvement, the ability to innovate, engage and inspire others

ACCOUNTABILTY – We are answerable to our stakeholders. We do, what we say we will do.

PRIDE – To represent the Morecambe Football Club brand with pride, in all that we do.

COMMITMENT – To deliver programmes that meet needs of our communities and partners to the highest possible standard

OUR COMMITMENTS

Promote the Morecambe FC family and Community Sports values in everything we do

To expand the Morecambe FC family by supporting the Academy to identify talent and provide opportunities for people to get involved through an improved matchday experience

Explore opportunities for growth by extending our partnerships and geographical reach

Deliver high quality, accessible and affordable coaching sessions to contribute to the financial sustainability of the charity

To be recognised locally and beyond as a high-quality, community delivery partner

To contribute to the locally declared climate emergency, working in ways that are environmentally sustainable

To put safeguarding at the heart of everything we do by creating a safe environment for all. We will do this by providing regular training and support for all staff, volunteers, and trustees, whilst adhering to robust internal and external reporting and monitoring processes and necessary regulations

OUR PRIORITIES

HEALTH & WELLBEING

To encourage and support people to lead an active, healthy lifestyle and address health inequalities

To improve levels of mental health and wellbeing by developing and delivering initiatives to help support change

SOCIAL INCLUSION

Create safe and friendly environments for people to participate in our programmes

INVESTING IN PEOPLE

To provide individuals with opportunities to develop through upskilling, mentoring and empowerment

Diverting adults and young people from the risk of crime, offending, and reoffending

COLLABORATION

To work closely with all departments of the club to ensure the brand is maximised and the community fully engaged

OUR FOUNDATIONS

GOVERNANCE – to be a robust organisation which is fit for purpose and accountable, that operates clear systems, processes, procedures, and policies to be able to deliver safely and effectively. Trustees with specialist knowledge are in place to provide guidance and to monitor performance

FINANCE – To ensure the sustainability of Community Sport through robust financial planning, effective controls and processes that manage growth and risk effectively. Secure funding from a range of sources and develop new business initiatives.

PEOPLE – To have an engaged and pro-active team of staff, volunteers, and trustees, by providing opportunities for training, personal development, and a culture of sharing experiences. To increase the MFCCS team to be able to increase and diversify our offer

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY – To embed equality and diversity principles within the culture of the charity, through training and support for our team.

PERFORMANCE – To measure the impact of our work, through robust quantitative and qualitative data capture and reporting

COMMUNICATION – to provide effective, open, communication internally and externally about the way we work and the services we provide. To create a vibrant and interactive on-line presence to celebrate what we do.