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As a brand new charity in Croydon, Legacy Youth Zone offers a chance to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people. If you have the energy, drive and enthusiasm to be part of this exciting work coupled with the skills that our roles require, please apply TODAY.

The strength of the OnSide Network of Youth Zones is the diversity of its people, we place huge value on different people doing things in different ways and we welcome applications from what might be considered non-traditional backgrounds. The one thing we all have in common is our desire to raise the aspirations of young people across the country.

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Sports Coordinator

Job Title: Sports Coordinator

Hours: 40 hours per week (including evenings and weekends)

Salary: £26,007.50

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

To develop and deliver an exciting sports programme of activities which will engage young people aged 8 – 19 years (25 with disabilities) at Legacy Youth Zone. To provide direct line management support, coaching, and development for sports sessional workers and volunteers to ensure young people receive a high-quality service. To oversee the climbing wall, boxing gym, fitness suite, sports hall and 3G pitch. To utilise sport in the wider youth work agenda supporting and encouraging young people to express themselves, explore issues and facilitate personal development.

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Digital Marketing Officer

Job Title: Digital Marketing Officer

Hours: 40 hours – day time (flexibility required, including evenings and weekends)

Salary: Up to £26,000 depending on experience

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

The Digital Marketing Officer will help raise the profile of the Youth Zone amongst key stakeholders in the region, through the delivery of the digital marketing strategy. The post will be responsible for developing, managing and maintaining all communications and marketing activities to enhance visibility, build support and increase our effectiveness. This will include engaging with young people, communicating a positive image of their achievements, development, voice, contribution etc and producing high quality, creative and modern communications that really captivate the target audience and reflect Legacy’s brand value.

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Volunteer & Staff Training Manger (Fixed-Term Contract – Maternity Cover)

Job Title: Volunteer & Staff Training Manger (Fixed-Term Contract – Maternity Cover)

Hours: 9 months fixed term contract , 40 hours – day time (flexibility required, including evenings and weekends)

Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

The Volunteer and Staff Training Manager will hold overall responsibility for the volunteer strategy, and management of all volunteers, including the recruitment, training and supporting a pool of volunteers (including Young Leaders) to work alongside qualified staff across the different sections of the Youth Zone and on other projects. They will support the Youth Work Manager to develop and deliver CPD and training for sessional youth workers, staff and volunteers to enable the delivery of quality youth sessions in line with operating principles and recognised youth work values and competencies.

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Apprentice - Reception & Membership Coordinator (Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship)

Job Title: Apprentice - Reception & Membership Coordinator (Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (late afternoon, evenings and weekends)

Salary: £8.85 per hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

A vital front of house role, the reception is the first point of contact for Youth Zone members and their parents. A welcoming and professional team, who are also positive about young people, will ensure the Youth Zone will function to its maximum potential. Working during the Youth Zone sessions, you are responsible first of all for giving every young person a warm welcome into Legacy Youth Zone. You will be responsible for the reception area, ensuring young people enter the session smoothly, processing new members, directing phone calls and enquiries, maintaining the membership database efficiently and carrying out regular communication.

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Dancer/Choreographer - Arts Youth Worker

Job Title: Dancer/Choreographer - Arts Youth Worker

Hours: Part Time hours available from 4pm – 10pm, Monday to Sunday

Salary: £10.85 per hour

Location: Legacy, Croydon Youth Zone

Are you trained in multiple dance disciplines, specialising in Street dance, Afrobeats, & Popular music?

Are you confident in delivering energetic and engaging dance sessions? Are you tik tok savvy?

Can you deliver a creative performing arts programme?

Do you want to use your creative talents to make the lives of young people better?

We are looking for someone who is as passionate about dancing as they are about growing and developing young people.

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If you would like to apply for the role, please download an application form and email the completed form to: recruitment@legacyyouthzone.org

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Enterprise Officer – Youth Worker

Job Title: Enterprise Officer – Youth Worker

Hours: 18 hours per week (evenings)

Salary: £10,155.60

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

Are you ambitious, have a get up and go attitude, always thinking entrepreneurial, and have a passion for supporting young people to start their own businesses and make their mark in the world of entrepreneurs? Have you got experience of support young people to achieve their goals and succeed and expose them to opportunities they would not usually have access to, then we are looking for you!

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Senior HR Consultant

Job Title: Senior HR Consultant

Hours: Part Time - 3 days per week (evening & weekend work will be required on occasion)

Salary: £50,000-£55,000 pro-rata

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

As Senior HR Consultant you will be responsible for providing professional and effective human resource support for managers and staff alongside the interim Business Administration Manager. You will be integral in building strong relationships with the senior leadership team and staff within the organisation.
In addition to leading on key HR projects including design, you will have solid employee relation experience and a proven track record of successful implementation and improvement of people management processes over a 12-month period.

Application Process
To apply, please send a CV to recruitment@legacyouthzone.org with a cover letter (not more than one page in length)
The successful applicant will be asked to provide contact details of existing clients for the purpose of references and sign a non-disclosure agreement.

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Climbing Instructor Youth Worker (2 positions available)

Job Title: Climbing Instructor Youth Worker (2 positions available)

Hours: Part Time between 9 to 25 hours

Salary: £10.85 an hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

Do you want to use your sport and climbing experience to enable young people to learn new skills and access our indoor climbing wall? Do you enjoy helping young people overcome challenges and seeing them achieve? You will be passionate about ensuring all young people have a safe and fun experience when accessing the climbing wall.

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Sports Coach Youth Worker (2 positions available)

Job Title: Sports Coach Youth Worker (2 positions available)

Hours: Part Time - 9 and 15 hours available

Salary: £10.85 an hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

Do you love Sports and are you passionate about the role sports can play in changing young people’s lives? Do you want to use your sports skills, knowledge and passion to enable young people to have something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to? Are you as happy organising a game of dodge ball for young people who have never tried sports before, as you are supporting our basketball or football team to take part in their next tournament? Do you have a skill in a specific field that you can bring to young people?

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Health and Wellbeing Youth Worker

Job Title: Health and Wellbeing Youth Worker

Hours: Between 12 and 25 hours per week including evenings and weekends

Salary: £10.85 an hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

We are looking for a youth worker to support the Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager in planning, implementing and delivering activities across the youth zone that helps create and implement a culture of health and wellbeing for young people from helping to design healthy eating projects, self-esteem programmes and supporting with the recording or outputs and outcomes.

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