Youth Engagement Officer - Fulham Football Club Foundation - Salary 25,000 - Closing date 25 October 2021
South West London Vineyard, Pullman Gardens, London, Putney, UK
Fulham Football Club Foundation is a leading community charity, building better lives through sport.
We are seeking a motivated and inspiring Youth Engagement Officer to join the Foundation team to support and develop our offer to young people on our Youth and Community Programmes. The programmes include Premier League Kicks, our refugee-based activities, youth voice and additional opportunities for young people. The Officer will be responsible for the delivery of a variety of social inclusion projects and shaping the work we do with some of the hardest to reach young people from a variety of backgrounds. You will be pro-actively working on the front-line at our activities, whilst also developing new opportunities that will make a difference to the lives of our participants.
You will develop a strong rapport with the young people attending our sessions and ensure that their voice is central to developing our approach. Your will build relationships with key partners and create a network of support for young people in their local community. We are looking for candidates with experience of coordinating programmes, preferably within a youth work or social care setting. Through this experience you’ll be able to evidence of the positive impact your work has had on young people. You will also have a proven track record of ensuring the highest safeguarding and quality assurance standards are achieved.
The role will be challenging, highly varied and extremely rewarding, providing the opportunity to work with and inspire young people in our local communities.
Candidates must hold a FA Level 1 Coaching Certificate and the ability to travel independently is required. Candidates will preferably hold a Youth Work qualification.
This is a full time (40 hour) post, fixed term until 31st August 2023.
This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.