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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.

Select below for a list of Full Time or Part time vacancies; or you can register your interest for future roles by clicking here.

Trustee

Job Title: Trustee

Hours: Period of appointment: 3 years

Salary: Voluntary Position

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

We are looking for suitable candidates to become a Trustee of this ground-breaking youth charity in Croydon, you need to be passionate about supporting our cause, and contribute actively to the strategic management and governance of the Youth Zone.

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Finance & Support Officer

Job Title: Finance & Support Officer

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Up to £26,000 depending on experience

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

To provide administration and finance support to enable the smooth running of Youth Zone activities, including but not limited to: running the Youth Zones’ day-to-day financial procedures, assisting the Chief Executive and Business Administration Manager in recruitment, deputising in the absence of the Business Administration Manager and producing business reports.

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Mixed Martial Arts - Sports Youth Worker

Job Title: Mixed Martial Arts - Sports Youth Worker

Hours: 2 hours per week initially to coach 1 session per week

Salary: £10.85 an hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

Do you love Sport and Fitness and are you passionate about a role in coaching mixed martial arts, can play in changing young people’s lives? Are you passionate about giving young people in Croydon a healthy and positive future? Are you happy coaching and teaching young people? Do you want to use your skills knowledge and passion to enable young people to have something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to?

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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 weekend with opportunity for overtime

Salary: £10.85 an hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone 125 White Horse Road Croydon CR0 2LG

The role of the Health and Wellbeing Youth Worker is to work alongside the Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager to help deliver this vision. You will be responsible for planning, delivering and reviewing Health and Wellbeing projects, for example, running a 6 week body confidence programme for girls, a healthy eating 4 week programme for young and aspiring athletes as well as supporting other youth workers to implement their programmes within the wellbeing room.  

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Employability Outreach, Recruitment and Engagement Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)

Job Title: Employability Outreach, Recruitment and Engagement Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)

Hours: 24 hours per week – Monday to Thursday

Salary: Up to £26,000 (Pro-Rata)

Location: Legacy Youth Zone 125 White Horse Road Croydon CR0 2LG

The Employability Outreach, Recruitment and Engagement Co-ordinator leads on the recruitment of young people to the Employability offer as well as providing mentoring and coaching for all young people who participate, giving young people the opportunity to develop the skillsknowledge, to achieve goals and identify positive pathways to improve their prospects.  The role targets young people not currently in education, employment or training into positive destinations. 

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Dancer / Choreographer – Sessional Youth Worker

Job Title: Dancer / Choreographer – Sessional Youth Worker

Hours: Friday 5pm – 10.15pm Sunday 10.45am – 3.15pm

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 sessionsAre you tik tok savvy? Can you deliver a creative performing arts programmeDo 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? Are you vibrant, creative and committed to supporting young people and nurturing their talents? Are you passionate about giving young people a platform for their views and a place where they can express themselves, while building their confidence in the arts? Do you want to find the next superstar dancer/choreographer/performer and be an instrumental part of their development?

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Librarian/Tutor– Youth Worker

Job Title: Librarian/Tutor– Youth Worker

Hours: 7.5 hours per week

Salary: £10.85 an hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

With thanks to funding made available through Big Local Broad Green, we have been able to provide a library space for young people to access books and learning resources. We are looking for someone to take a lead responsibility for the library and tutoring offer to young people, ensuring all young people have access to exciting library projects and engage in positive opportunities. Ensuring books are rotated, categorized and sorting through new books including hiring out books and maintain a working system. Assisting/tutoring young people with homework and projects in the library.

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Babyzone Operations & Customer Services Officer

Job Title: Babyzone Operations & Customer Services Officer

Hours: 08:00 – 15:00 Thursdays in Term Time

Salary: £10.85 an hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

The Babyzone Operations Officer is the ‘Youth Zone’ face of the Babyzone for our families and is responsible for ensuring that the set up and operations of the Babyzone run smoothly throughout the day. All the classes are delivered by a trained team of professionals who set up and run their own classrooms on the day. The Babyzone Operations Officer will need to work to ensure the high quality delivery of Babyzone, which provides a fun, supportive, safe and inclusive place which attracts and retains families to spend time with their babies and toddlers, chatting, singing, reading and playing.

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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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Reception & Membership Coordinator

Job Title: Reception & Membership Coordinator

Hours: From 6.5 to 35 hours per week (late afternoon and evenings)

Salary: £10.85

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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Recreational Activity Youth Worker

Job Title: Recreational Activity Youth Worker

Hours: 4.5 and 20 hours - Multiple positions available

Salary: £10.85 an hour

Location: Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon

You will be a Youth Worker committed to working with and creating positive relationships with young people, with an ice breaker, game or challenge for every occasion. The “rec area” is the heart of the Youth Zone and you will be passionate about creating a fun, positive, challenging and energetic environment, alongside facilitating conversations with young people to explore their views and express their opinions.

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