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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.


Youth Voice Programme Co-ordinator

40 Hours per week - Fixed Term until March 2021 

Salary Band  £21,726 - £24,605 

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 co-ordinate, develop and implement the Positive Youth Foundation’s Comic Relief funded ‘Head Positive’ project which targets reluctant or marginalised groups of young people, into meaningful social action, volunteering and youth voice opportunities. To lead on the delivery of the project plan, with the support of the Programme Manager who strategically manages this role. Develop a comprehensive HeadPositive media and communications strategy. To include planning and managing events and support on internal and external communications. The Co-ordinator will be responsible for leading the development of HeadPositive’s youth activities ensuring that young people voices’ are increasingly heard, and have influence on key policy decisions at a local, regional and national level.

Deadline date: 31st October 2019
Applications to be returned to: info@positiveyouthfoundation.org