Job Opportunity: #iWill Social Action Project Coordinator

LFC Foundation #iWill

As the LFC Foundation Social Action Project Co-ordinator, you will support the delivery of the LFC Foundation`s exciting new £1m #iwill social action programme in primary and secondary schools in the Liverpool area.

Job Title: #iWill Social Action Project Coordinator

Location: L6 0AG

Closing: Thursday 20th December 2018

Links to apply:

  • Linkedin HERE
  • Direct LFC Recruitment page HERE

Vacancy Description

The LFC Foundation is the official charity of Liverpool Football Club. We raise funds, develop partnerships and deliver high impact programmes that engage young people through their passion for Liverpool Football Club and football, helping them to improve their health, skills and life chances.

We are proud of our work to date, engaging thousands of children and young people each year, however, we have ambitious plans for the future - our vision is to be the leading football foundation that transforms young people's lives.

Key Responsibilities

As Social Action Project Co-ordinator, you will support the delivery of the LFC Foundation`s exciting new £1m #iWill social action programme in primary and secondary schools across the Liverpool city region.

The successful candidate will help pupils develop life skills, empowering them to make a difference in their local community through social action.

Duties include:

  • Deliver `train the trainer` courses to teachers to enable them to support more pupils to take part in social action
  • Ensure the safeguarding of pupils at all times
  • Deliver high quality engaging personal development sessions to pupils aged 10-14 years old
  • Facilitate social action activities with pupils, including ensuring all necessary procedures including risk assessments have been completed
  • Develop high-quality curriculum materials for pupils and teachers
  • Build lasting relationships with teachers and the local community
  • Coordinate a youth panel
  • Coordinate a teacher champions network
  • Create pathways for young people to transition into other programmes such as NCS
  • Capture data in line with the project`s KPIs and outcomes
  • Record data on LFC Foundation`s database
  • Provide content for LFC Foundation social media

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have the following experience, skills and attributes:

  • Experience of working with young people in a school environment
  • Experience of empowering young people to make a difference
  • Unquestionable passion for young people
  • A passionate and empathetic approach to their work
  • Experience in stakeholder management and working in collaboration
  • A self-starter who enjoys working as part of a team
  • Sound understanding of the challenges faced by schools and/or their students
  • Experience in developing curriculum materials

Further information:

This position is offered on a 3-year fixed term contract subject to funding and involves working 35 hours per week, 5 from 7 days with occasional weekend work required. The role is based at Anfield Sports Community Centre, but will also require the post holder to occasionally work from other locations across Merseyside.

This role is jointly funded by the Big Lottery and the LFC Foundation.

Equality & Diversity:

LFC Foundation is committed to equality and diversity, with this also applying to our recruitment process.

We are also committed to the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, meaning safer recruitment methods are applied (inc. DBS disclosures) to all appointments with vulnerable groups.

Liverpool Football Club expects all staff to share our commitments.

Good Luck!