Youth Play & Community Manager

Youth & Play Community Manager (Street Based Team)

Do you have the drive and passion to support young people? Do you want to help young people reach their full potential?

Then this is the job for you!

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.

Youth First’s mission is to support and improve young people’s lives through positive activities; adventure play and the provision of safe spaces. 

We now have a fantastic role available for a talented Youth, Play & Community Manager to deliver high quality and an innovative range of youth and play services for young people on our street based team.

Youth, Play & Community Manager

Salary:               £31,254 to £33,617 (pro rata for part time hours)

Hours:               24 hours per week Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays (18hrs to be worked between 14:30 and 20:30)

Contract:          Fixed term, up to 2 years


Job role/responsibilities

To deliver Youth First’s operational plan including the planning and delivery of universal youth activities, targeted youth projects, maximisation of site usage, income generation, and partnership working and youth and community outreach.

With a core focus on delivering activities to young people aged 8 to 19 (up to 25 with SEN) in order to support their social development, safeguarding and early intervention in order to prevent escalation of young people’s needs.

Essential Requirements Include (Please refer to Job Description for further information)

What you can expect

How to apply

If you have the skills and experience required for this role, please visit for further details about the post.  Please send a covering letter and CV addressing the shortlisting criteria to or complete the application form on the Youth First website.


Closing date:  Midnight 10 July 2022

Shortlisting will take place during the duration of this advert, apply early to avoid disappointment!


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