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Job Vacancy – Sandwell’s Youth Matters Oldbury Engagement Officer

(part time)

Are you ready to be part of a vibrant and dynamic Christian faith-based charity working with young people?

If the answer to this question is yes, then you could be who we are looking for!

We are pleased to announce that we have secured, in partnership with the Albion Foundation, Complete Kidz, YMCA Black Country and the Premier League, significant funding to manage, deliver and coordinate the provision of a joined-up, high-quality, open access youth work service that has the wants and needs of young people at its core.

The Albion Foundation (TAF) will be the strategic lead on Sandwell’s Youth Matters, which will have an active presence in Sandwell’s six towns. The Albion Foundation (registered Charity 1081948) is an established and successful provider of sport, education and disability programmes.

An element of detached youth work will run through the project, engaging with young people on their own terms. Sandwell’s Youth Matters will operate at evenings, weekends and during school holidays for a minimum of 50 weeks per year. Therefore, we are recruiting creative, ambitious, positive leaders who genuinely have the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders and most importantly young people; striving to ‘Inspire to Achieve’.

Sandwell’s Youth Matters Oldbury Engagement Officer – Part time

(12 month fixed term contract in the first instance)

£8,000 – £9,000

The role:

Reporting to the Sandwell’s Youth Matters Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for:


Implementing, delivering, developing and evaluating Sandwell’s Youth Matters programme across Oldbury


Ensuring partnership working with the Albion Foundation, Complete Kidz, and the YMCA Black Country as well as other new, emerging and existing partners.


Contributing to the engagement of a minimum of 5000 unique participants per year


Ensuring all provision is high quality, safe and accessible and targets those who most need it


Planning and delivering a range of church based youth activities that respond to the needs of young people


Consulting, engaging and making a real measurable holistic difference to Sandwell’s young people


Leading, motivating, supporting, developing and inspiring a team of peer mentors, youth workers and volunteers


Capturing a range of data to demonstrate attendance, engagement and impact


Contributing to all monitoring requirements stipulated by the funders


Ensuring all safeguarding requirements are adhered to


Positively and proactively promoting Sandwell’s Youth Matters



Will possess a minimum of a Level 2 Youth Work Award or equivalent

Have a strong understanding of, and sympathy with, the mission of Krunch and willingness to embrace Christian ethos.


Will have an excellent ability to listen, respect and engage with young people


Will have experience in planning, delivering and evaluating a range of youth activities


Will be an excellent role model for youth workers, peer mentors and volunteers


Will have a flexible approach to employment and will understand the need to work unsociable hours including evenings and weekends


Will possess and demonstrate all eleven Core Values agreed by The Albion Foundation


Will strive to ‘Inspire to Achieve’


Deadline for applications: Monday 15th June 2017

To request an application form and job description, or for more information please contact Lynsey Grant or Helen Jarvis on 0121 552 5556 or email with your contact details. For general information on Krunch, please visit our website:


Helping young people to discover who they are, what they want to be and how to get there…


Krunch UK, registered charity number 1114961, is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under number 5364024 having its registered office at Sandwell Christian Centre Langley Crescent Oldbury, West Midlands B68 8RE.

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