Work for us

Do you want to work for an organisation that helps change the lives of 20,000 people each year?

Based at the Beacon of Light, we believe that the successful recruitment, retention and development of staff alongside a values-led culture is vital to our success.

As part of our team you can look forward to: 

Current opportunities:

Safeguarding Officer

The Foundation is seeking a highly motivated individual to fulfil the exciting role of Safeguarding Officer to support and contribute to the Safeguarding function of the Foundation across all areas – working closely with the Safeguarding Manager and the Safeguarding team. 

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Sports Coaches

Our Community Coaches fulfil a range of exciting roles, delivering across our football and sports programmes, including schools delivery, evening and weekend programmes and football specific development centres. The base for this post is the Beacon of Light but you will be required to travel across the areas of Sunderland, South Tyneside and Durham.

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Receptionist - includes weekend work

The role is to assist with the day-to-day operation of reception. Dealing with all incoming enquiries in person and on the telephone, taking facility bookings and managing the booking operating system, keeping accurate records of bookings and payments made. 

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Goalkeeper Coaches

Specific coaches to support the delivery of the extensive evening and weekend programme. We deliver a wide range of sessions for beginners, through to gifted and talented, male and female, children and young people; across Sunderland, South Tyneside and Durham.  Coaches need to be qualified to a minimum of FA (or equivalent NGB) Level 2 and Level 1 goalkeeping to apply.

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Casual Football Coaches 

Working across our football pathway with participants in age groups ranging from 5 years to 16 years. Applicants must currently hold a minimum of an FA level 2 football coaching certificate and FA Emergency First Aid Level 1 Certificate.

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