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Due to continued growth, the Positive Youth Foundation are looking to recruit candidates to join our growing, sociable team based in central Coventry.

Due to continued growth, the Positive Youth Foundation are looking to recruit candidates to join our growing, sociable team based in central Coventry. The foundation is more active than ever, taking a key role as honorary partner of Coventry’s successful bid to become the UK City of Culture and lead agency of the newly formed Coventry Youth Partnership, designed to help young people across Coventry access opportunities.

 We are dedicated in working with young people from the ages of 8-25 across a variety of disciplines including health, community safety and education. Candidates must have a genuine interest in working with young people, the personality to build relationships and relish the opportunity to manage your own workload with minimum supervision.

As an employee at the Positive Youth Foundation, you’ll play a part in delivering our nationally recognized, award winning sessions which receive accolades for their creativity, innovation and ability to produce impressive outcomes for young people. You will be rewarded to see the positive impact you have on young people, first-hand.

 

We meet the needs of young people by making our sessions accessible in every way; therefore, you will need flexibility to work at varied times, which could include evenings and weekends where necessary. We’re looking for people who want to work alongside a motivated team and can hit the ground running.

If this sounds like an organisation you’d like to work for, we’d invite you to send in an application by clicking on the respective job role below for the relevant job description and person specification.

 

Sport and Physical Activity Programmes Co-ordinator

40 Hours per week. Salary Band £23,558 - £25,652
Fixed Term until March 2021

The Positive Youth Foundation is a Coventry-based charity, established to support young people to achieve their full potential. We have a long-standing track record of developing services for young people, in particular, those who find themselves in challenging circumstances.

 

Job Purpose:
To take lead responsibility for all of our community sport for development and physical activity programmes across the organisation. The post holder will design, deliver and co-ordinate a range of programmes that are implemented to keep young people physically active and socially engaged.
Deadline for applications: 28th June 2019.

Please download the application pack and email completed application to info@positiveyouthfoundation.org

 
 

Fundraising and Compliance Manager

40 Hours per week. Salary Band £28,270- £32,458
18 month initial contract  

The Positive Youth Foundation is a Coventry-based charity, established to support young people to achieve their full potential. We have a long-standing track record of developing services for young people, in particular, those who find themselves in challenging circumstances. 

Our organisation has seen steady growth over the years, and to facilitate this further, we have an exciting new role within the leadership team. The successful candidate has a unique opportunity to lead on the strategy and implementation of our fundraising, inward investment and associated compliance work. They will join an established management team, providing critical leadership skills and processes.   Deadline for applications: 28th June 2019.

Please download the application pack and email completed application to info@positiveyouthfoundation.org

 
 

Youth Engagement Mentor (Staying Safe)

40 Hours per week. Salary Band £19,370 - £22,511 
Fixed Term until June 2020

Positive Youth Foundation is looking for three Mentors to support young people to stay safe from exploitation, in particular, of a criminal nature. The young people we support are aged between 11-18, and come from across Coventry. Mentoring programmes will be delivered in a range of settings, including community venues and schools.

Applications will be open until 7th June.

Please download the application pack and email completed application to info@positiveyouthfoundation.org

 

Community Cricket Coach (Sessional)

Positive Youth Foundation is looking for part-time community cricket coaches to deliver and develop our new Coventry cricket programme. The role will involve coaching community groups, developing park satellite clubs and building on our existing Chance to Shine Street cricket projects. 

The appointed candidate will be enthusiastic about working with young people, have a strong interest and background in cricket and have a passion for developing community-based sports projects for young people aged 8 - 24.  Immediate starts available with interviews on-going.

 

 
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