Location: St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Saints Foundation bring Southampton FC to the heart of the community, using the power of the club and our passionate team to help fulfil individual potential and make Southampton a better place to live for all.
What will you be doing?
We have an exciting opportunity for a new Community Champion to join our team and work as part of the charity’s successful Community Champions programme. You’ll be based at one of our local partnership schools in Southampton, coordinating the delivery of the Foundation’s Community and Education based programmes.
You’ll be responsible for educating and promoting our core values of Saints Foundation within the school to students of 10-16 years old. You’ll be a positive influence, raising the aspirations of pupils and liaising with teachers and parents. You’ll also be creating key partnerships with other young people’s services and working closely with the Saints Foundation Project Officers to ensure a detailed monitoring and evaluation programme is implemented.
To find out more specifics about the role including our goals, work timetables and expectations, please view our video by using the link below
You’ll be provided with our Saints Foundation branded uniform supplied by Hummel, and the opportunity to go make a positive input to our local community. You’ll be based at the local school Monday to Thursday and at our office in St Mary’s Stadium on Fridays.
How this benefits you…
If you are successful, you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;
Is this you?
If you have previous experience in working with school students, an understanding of local community engagement programmes tailored for the Emotional Health & Wellbeing for young people, and have an approachable, motivating personality, then you’re the person we are looking for. You are without a doubt a people person who loves building relationships and being a positive influence on the younger generation.
How can I apply?
Very easy. Just click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 5th December.
*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*
Southampton Football Club is part of St. Mary’s Football Group, which also includes the affiliated registered charity – the Saints Foundation.
We as a Group compete as a Premier League club at the highest level of professional football with a culture which promotes respect, unity, aspiration, innovation and discipline – this is The Southampton Way.
We look for people with integrity, compassion and support for those around them; people who take pride in what they do with an honest approach, who embrace a challenge while also being accountable for their decisions; people who have the energy and passion to bring an innovative approach to their role and strive to be different from the rest; people with the aspiration to lead the way and become an example to others.
Within the walls of St. Mary’s Stadium, Staplewood Campus, the Bath Academy and our other sites and development centers across the South of England, you’ll be given the platform to work in a vibrant, intelligent and challenging environment with the potential to develop and become the best at what you do.
We don’t stand still, we are constantly moving forward.