Liverpool, Merseyside, North West


Job Description

The Liverpool Football Club 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.


As Social Action Project Co-ordinator 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.  The successful candidate will develop pupils’ life skills and empower them to make a difference in their local community through social action.  Key responsibilities will also 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

· Support other Foundation programmes and activities as required


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 of 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 of developing curriculum materials

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 some weekend work required.  The role is based at Anfield Sports Community Centre, Liverpool however the post holder will also be required to work from other locations across Merseyside. The three year project is joint funded by the Big Lottery and the LFC Foundation.

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