London Youth Games recruiting for Youth & Workforce Development Manager

19th Aug 2022
John Burton
Islington girls football team pose with bronze medals

Another exciting opportunity to join London Youth Games!

Do you want to play a part in creating the world’s largest and most inclusive city-focused Youth Games that is accessible to all? Are you passionate about using the power of competitive sport to create life-changing opportunities for all young Londoners? Do the values of ‘Fun, Friendship, Achievement, Inclusivity and Trust’ align with your own values?

If ‘Yes’, then we may have an amazing opportunity for you!

About the London Youth Games

For 45 years we have proudly delivered an extensive programme of events, providing opportunities for young Londoners in both their school and community settings. With our fantastic partners Nike, Sport England, the GLA, London Sport and the 33 Boroughs of London we are excited to enter the next phase of our development having recently released our new five-year strategy Every Young Londoner’s Games.

Dina Asher-Smith, Raheem Sterling and David Weir are some of the sporting legends who have achieved great things having taken part in the London Youth Games. However, it is not just elite performers we create opportunities for. We are committed to providing opportunities through both participation and volunteering for all young Londoners, with a commitment that our workforce and the Games become reflective of London’s rich diversity. We encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds including Black, Asian, and ethnically diverse people, disabled people, women, and people from the LGBTQ+ communities.

Youth & Workforce Development Manager

Responsible for the development & delivery of the organisation’s workforce and youth engagement programmes.

This includes leading on and developing our youth engagement programme, the recruitment of volunteers, and the development of the GamesForce programme, which develops Young Leaders and volunteers through opportunities at the Games.

Youth & Workforce Development Manager – Job Description (Aug 2022)

How to apply

Download the job description using the link above. Please send a CV and covering letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your suitability for the role and detailing why you are interested to jobs@londonyouthgames.org by 5:00pm, Wednesday 7th September 2022.