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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Arts Youth Worker – Performing Arts and/or Drama

Job Title: Arts Youth Worker – Performing Arts and/or Drama

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

Salary: £10.75 per hour

Location: Legacy, Croydon Youth Zone

The arts, alongside sport and youth work is at the heart of Legacy’s offer to young people. As a member of the performing arts team, you will be responsible for leading on the coaching and teaching of different dance forms and/or drama, you will be key in ensuring young people have access to an exciting and creative programme that will be challenging, stimulating, fun, engaging and developmental. You will be involved in teaching the fundamentals of a single or range of arts activities enabling young people to explore their creativity and grow their skills.

Within the arts team we are looking for a range of talented youth arts workers to make up a team with a diverse set of skills and expertise, who are also passionate about working with young people. Ideally, you will have experience delivering one or more of the following arts:

· Dance

· Drama

· Theatre production

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HR Consultant

Job Title: HR Consultant

Hours: Self-employed, 3 days per week

Salary: £45,000 pro-rata/ Circa £300 per day

Location: Remote (Croydon offices when necessary)

An excellent opportunity has arisen to lead and implement HR projects along with supporting the overall HR function at Legacy Youth Zone, part of the OnSide Network.

Legacy Youth Zone, based in Croydon, exists to give young people aged 8- 19 and up to 25 for young people with additional needs, particularly those who are disadvantaged; somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. Throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, delivery moved online (open access sessions delivered live via social media platforms) and onto the phones (one-to-one sessions for any who need it, particularly those most vulnerable or at-risk members). Since July, our doors have re- opened, welcoming back young people in bubbles.

We are currently seeking an experienced HR Consultant that can hit the ground running, quickly align with the charity and our goals, and impactfully deliver on strategic HR initiatives on a self-employed basis for an estimated 3 days per week.

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In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an Enhanced DBS check.

Application Process
To apply, please send a CV to with a cover letter (not more than one page in length) or apply via the website; Vacancies | Legacy Youth Zone.

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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