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RT @FolClub: Great to have 20 players at our first u6s open training session at @BeaconofLight tonight!! See you all next week ⚽️🔴⚪️👍

RT @SunderlandAFC: GOOOOAALLL!! @LeeConnelly64 is at it again as he cancels out Jamie Soule's 11th-minute goal to put the Lads back on lev…

RT @SunderlandAFC: Here's how our under-23s line-up this evening against @WBA... #SAFC #PL2 https://t.co/OhXADHJhua

Our #LittleDribblers and #SchoolofDance youngsters have loved their #HalfTerm sessions at the @BeaconofLight today!… https://t.co/9ynkgmVnzQ

RT @FoLScholars: If you missed our Men's Open Trials today, we're holding further events this week at the @BeaconofLight and Alun Armstrong…

RT @FoLScholars: Want to find out more about our Ladies Scholarship programme which offer routes into women's football, Higher Education an…

JOIN OUR TEAM! We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals for the following positions: ▪ Apprenticeshi… https://t.co/3hvNAoPtT5

RT @FoLScholars: We also have over 30 promising young players taking to the @BeaconofLight's outdoor pitches trying out for our Men's Schol…

RT @SAFCLadies: MATCH REPORT 📝: Six Sunderland goals and three points to read about as the report for yesterday's home victory against Hull…

RT @FoLScholars: We're underway with our Ladies Scholars invite only trials featuring @SunderlandRTC U16 players and county representative…

RT @FoLScholars: WELL DONE to Maria who scored her first goal for @SAFCLadies against @HullCityLFC yesterday! #HawaytheLasses https://t.co/…

@andrew_hird Good guess Andrew, it's picalilli!

Exciting day at the @BeaconofLight as we're tasting the menu ahead of our first Gala Awards Dinner courtesy of… https://t.co/TUxeQeoq4S

Play, learn and have fun this #HalfTerm with our FREE #Disability Multi-Sports session at the @BeaconofLight! The… https://t.co/jw4kReK89g

Looking for sporting fun and activities for your children this February #HalfTerm? We have something for everyone!… https://t.co/fDJCRqvQGf

RT @SAFCLadies: IT'S MATCH DAY! Today we return home to face @HullCityLFC in the @FAWNL! Kick-off is 2pm at The Hetton Centre #HawayTheL

RT @SAFCLadies: 1 day to go! Tomorrow we return to The Hetton Centre to take on @HullCityLFC! #HawayTheLasses #FAWNL #WeAreNational https…

Did you know that we have our own Foundation of Light School of Dance? This #HalfTerm learn a variety of styles i… https://t.co/nhQl3VnWhg

Jobs at Foundation of Light

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.

Please note:

  • 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 Beacon 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 Cycle to Work scheme, pension and opportunities for reward and recognition.

Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Apprenticeships Coordinator

  • 35 HOURS PER WEEK
  • BEACON OF LIGHT

The Foundation is seeking a highly motivated individual to fulfil the exciting role of Apprenticeship Coordinator as part of the Skills Team.

Through our pioneering facility, the Beacon of Light, it is the Foundation’s ambition to develop the employability of people across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham through quality education and skills delivery.

Working with our Skills Team, you will collaborate with colleagues to build on existing relationships with employers and develop new business partnerships to increase the Foundation’s portfolio of apprenticeship, traineeship and CPD delivery across a range of qualifications.

You will have the ability to meet and exceed targets and KPIs and you will have a proven track record of successfully managing clients within a B2B environment. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Linda Hughes, Head of Skills

Previous applicants need not apply. Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk, downloading below or by contacting 0191 563 4759.

CVs are not accepted.

Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

The closing date Friday 8th March 2019 with interviews taking place week commencing 18th March 2019.

Application Form | Job Description

Sessional Youth Worker (Casual Contract)

This is an ideal opportunity to join our fast-moving and growing charitable organisation at a very exciting time.

The Foundation is seeking highly motivated individuals to fulfil the exciting role of Sessional Youth Worker as part of the Premier League Kicks team.

Through our pioneering facility, the Beacon of Light, it is the Foundation’s ambition to develop our evening youth provision for young people across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham through quality engagement and diversionary activities.

Working with our Kicks Team, you will collaborate with colleagues to build on existing relationships with young people and develop youthwork key principles to increase the Foundation’s portfolio of activities for young people.

You will have the ability to meet and exceed targets and KPIs and you will have a proven track record of successfully engaging with young people in an informal setting. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dave Jeffries, Kicks Coordinator on 0191 563 4756.

Previous applicants need not apply. Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk, downloading below or by calling 0191 563 4759.

CVs are not accepted.

Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

The closing date Friday 8th March 2019.

Application Form | Job Description

Matchday Lottery Sellers

FOUNDATION OF LIGHT

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.

Job Role:

  • 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

To apply, download an Application Form which can be completed and returned to to alex.dunn@foundationoflight.co.uk or posted to Foundation of Light, Beacon of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SN.

For more information call 0191 563 4734 or email cherie.lauder@foundationoflight.co.uk

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICESHIP (FULL TIME FIXED TERM)

FOUNDATION OF LIGHT

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 ruth.lee@foundationoflight.co.uk, downloading packs below or by contacting Ruth on 0191 563 4777.

Application Form | Job Description

 

Our Evening & Weekend sessions are the perfect environment for youngsters of all ability levels to develop their skills and techniques through fun and challenging games.

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