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Change Centre becomes WorldHost accredited

Staff at the Change Centre in Dundee have recently completed their WorldHost training to allow the centre to become fully accredited in World Host customer service. Over the years, WorldHost has set the gold standard for the provision of world-class customer service training that meets the requirements of a fast-changing and increasingly international business environment. […]

Cycle Ride Leader Course launches in Dundee

Change Centre Dundee is excited to develop its new Cycle Ride Leader course. The course is designed to help people who are looking to lead group cycle rides, whether they are novice or experienced riders. The course will cover a range of topics, including route planning, risk management, and first aid. The course was highlighted […]

Job Vacancy | Social Enterpise Manager at Change Centre

Street Soccer Scotland’s Change Centre is seeking a new team member to help them engage and inspire people in the community, businesses, potential sponsors and other supporters. An exciting new role has become available as Change Centre aim to expand its impact across the city of Dundee and beyond. The role of Social Enterprise Manager […]

“I want to find ways to help others.” | Alan’s story

By becoming the youngest member of staff at the Change Centre in Dundee, Alan Gilmartin believes the experiences he has had since then has allowed him to become a more confident and stronger person. Alan joined the team in Dundee late in 2022 as an operational support assistant and feels his progression has been massive. […]

A life-changing year in Dundee | Kirsty’s story

The Change Centre in Dundee is changing lives of players in the community through football and connection. Kirsty, who was a Team Scotland player at the Street Soccer Nations Cup, believes that finding a sense of purpose through engaging with Street Soccer programmes, has changed her life forever. After playing football competitively for many years, […]

Lennon’s story

“I actually thought it was only a summer-camp type thing, so when I stopped coming after summer, my friends were questioning me, so I got back at my earlier convenience and haven’t looked back since.” Lennon is a player in Glasgow with Street Soccer, first engaging in 2021 after lockdown restrictions were initially lifted. Having […]

Ryan’s positive journey lighting up Dundee

When Ryan Hopkins first heard about Street Soccer programmes at the Change Centre, he believed that giving football another crack would help keep him busy and ease his anxiety. Fast forward 18 months and he is now a beacon of positivity within ‘Dundee’s biggest living-room.’ “I first heard about Street Soccer through a family friend […]

Christmas cheer arrives across Street Soccer programmes

The Christmas spirit was clear to see in Dundee as Change Centre staff, players and volunteers engaged in a number of different festive activities for yesterday’s Santa Grotto with Barnardo’s Dundee. Barnardo’s, who are a key partner as part of our youth programmes, managed to secure the services of Father Christmas to deliver some cheer […]

“I couldn’t asked for a better experience.” | Izzy’s story

“I’m a lot older than most here but I love being the mum figure” Visitors to Street Soccer’s Change Centre in Dundee will have came across Izzy at some point on their travels. Described by staff as a ‘diamond’, the volunteer has certainly experienced some rough times. “It’s just fantastic that I’m here. One year […]

Nations Cup round-up

Despite a change of original plans, The Street Soccer Nations Cup took place behind closed doors in the heart of Dundee. Street Soccer Scotland’s Change Centre was host to nine participating nations across a powerful, entertaining and memorable weekend. With trophies secured in both men’s and women’s tournament, the two day tournament had over 160 […]

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