Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser

Employer: Youth First                   

Closing on:                    Monday, 17th January, 2022, 9am

Working Pattern:          Full Time (35 hrs per week);

Salary:                            £35,000 per annum

Location:                       Bellingham Gateway Youth Centre, 185 Brookehowse Rd, SE6 3TT with ability for remote working where suitable


About the role

We looking for a talented and ambitious individual to generate income for Youth First through the development and implementation of a Trust & Foundations strategy. This will involve the planning and writing of funding bids, reporting on previous grants and the research of new funding opportunities.

We are embarking on a period of growth and this post will be a core part of it. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and skilled Trusts and Foundations fundraiser who is confident and capable in taking the lead on this key strand of our fundraising stream.

You will be supported by the Deputy CEO, and will have autonomy to lead on large trusts and grants applications.

About Youth First

Youth First’s mission is to support and improve young people’s lives through positive activities; adventure play and the provision of safe spaces. Youth First was born from the passion of youth and play workers to create a means to sustain and ideally grow youth work for young people aged 8-19 (up to 25 with SEND), first in Lewisham and now beyond.

Essential requirements

What you can expect

How to apply 

Please complete the application form on the Youth First website or send a covering letter and CV addressing the shortlisting criteria to

Interviews will be week commencing: 31 January 2022



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