Join our award-winning team
Here at the Foundation of Light, we are passionate about finding the right people to help us achieve our vision of using the power of football to involve, educate and inspire young people and their families across the North East through a broad range of innovative programmes that help improve their lives.
That’s why we believe that the successful recruitment, retention and development of staff through professional qualifications, training and a values-led culture is vital to our success.
If you are passionate about helping people within this great region, and have expert skills to offer, we look forward to receiving your application.
In addition to paid employment we also offer volunteering, non-paid student internship and apprenticeship opportunities.
- CVs are not accepted.
- Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.
- All positions are based at the Beacon of Light unless otherwise stated in the job description.
- Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check
If you are successful you can look forward to ongoing training opportunities, competitive salary and a range of benefits including Cycle to Work scheme, pension and opportunities for reward and recognition.
Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Business Development Coordinator (Apprenticeships and Traineeships)
This is an ideal opportunity to join our fast-moving and growing charitable organisation at a very exciting time.
The Foundation is seeking a highly motivated individual to fulfil the exciting role of Business Development Coordinator, Apprenticeships and Traineeships; as part of the Skills Team.
Through our pioneering facility, the Beacon of Light, it is the Foundation’s ambition to develop the employability of people across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham through quality education and skills delivery.
Working with our Skills Team, you will collaborate with colleagues to build on existing relationships with employers and develop new business partnerships to increase the Foundation’s portfolio of apprenticeship, traineeship and CPD delivery across a range of qualifications.
You will have the ability to meet and exceed targets and KPIs and you will have a proven track record of successfully managing clients within a B2B environment. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Linda Hughes, Head of Skills on 0191 563 4748.
The base for the post is the Beacon of Light. Sunderland, SR5 1SN.
Previous applicants need not apply. Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to email@example.com, downloading packs below, or by contacting 0191 563 4759.
CVs are not accepted.
Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.
The closing date for applications is 4th January 2019 and interviews will take place week commencing 14th January 2019.
Previous applicants need not apply. Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.
CVs are not accepted.
Matchday Lottery Sellers
FOUNDATION OF LIGHT
Earn money, help support local communities and watch Sunderland AFC in action!
Are you confident in a sales environment and able to communicate on all levels? Foundation of Light are looking for confident, outgoing people to sell ‘Grand in your Hand’ lottery tickets.
- Selling lottery tickets to SAFC supporters on a match day, inside the Stadium of Light
- Answering queries and giving information about Foundation of Light, SAFC’s official charity
- Handling cash and taking payment for the ‘Grand in Your Hand’ tickets
- Being highly motivated and able to sell to target audiences
- Wearing Foundation of Light lottery seller uniform
For more information call 0191 563 4734 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICESHIP (FULL TIME FIXED TERM)
FOUNDATION OF LIGHT
The main duties are to provide administrative support to staff within designated departments. Locations include Sunderland, Washington, South Tyneside and Shildon. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience and qualifications in a real work setting. Experience is not required; all training is provided. These opportunities may particularly suit school leavers. Applicants aged between 16-18 years old are invited to apply.
Previous applicants need not apply. Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to email@example.com, downloading packs below or by contacting Ruth on 0191 563 4777.
The Foundation of Light at Sunderland AFC is recognised as the best in the country, using football as a catalyst to support sport, education and health initiatives.