Join our award-winning team
Here at the Foundation of Light, we are passionate about finding the right people to help us achieve our vision of using the power of football to involve, educate and inspire young people and their families across the North East through a broad range of innovative programmes that help improve their lives.
That’s why we believe that the successful recruitment, retention and development of staff through professional qualifications, training and a values-led culture is vital to our success.
If you are passionate about helping people within this great region, and have expert skills to offer, we look forward to receiving your application.
In addition to paid employment we also offer volunteering, non-paid student internship and apprenticeship opportunities.
- CVs are not accepted.
- Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.
- All positions are based at the Stadium of Light unless otherwise stated in the job description.
- Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check
If you are successful you can look forward to ongoing training opportunities, competitive salary and a range of benefits including childcare voucher scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, pension and opportunities for reward and recognition.
Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Ref: 001 Player and Coach Development Manager – Fixed Term.
The Foundation is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the organisation to quality manage, recruit learners and coordinate the growth of the Football Scholarship programme.
Working within an established team the successful candidate will possess a strong knowledge of local grassroots football and understand the educational pathways available to the 16 to 18 year olds enrolled on the programme.
Interested applicants can download packs below or request an application pack by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 0191 551 5346.
CVs are not accepted. Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.
The closing date is Friday 23rd February 2018.
Matchday Lottery Sellers
Earn money, help support local communities and watch Sunderland AFC in action!
Are you confident in a sales environment and able to communicate on all levels? Foundation of Light are looking for confident, outgoing people to sell ‘Grand in your Hand’ lottery tickets.
- Selling lottery tickets to SAFC supporters on a match day, inside the Stadium of Light
- Answering queries and giving information about Foundation of Light, SAFC’s official charity
- Handling cash and taking payment for the ‘Grand in Your Hand’ tickets
- Being highly motivated and able to sell to target audiences
- Wearing Foundation of Light lottery seller uniform
For more information, please email email@example.com
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICESHIP | FULL TIME FIXED TERM
The main duties are to provide administrative support to staff within designated departments. Locations include Sunderland, Washington, South Tyneside and Shildon. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience and qualifications in a real work setting. Experience is not required; all training is provided. These opportunities may particularly suit school leavers. Applicants aged between 16-18 years old are invited to apply.
Previous applicants need not apply. Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, downloading packs below or by contacting 0191 551 5346.
The image of women's football has changed dramatically especially since the Olympics with so many young girls inspired to play football. It is important we raise awareness of the opportunities available to them if they want to follow a career within the sport.