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Vacancy: Youth mentor

Lincoln City Foundation are accepting applications for a new youth mentor to work within the Education & Employability team.

This is an exciting role where the right candidate will have the opportunity to drive real impact through engagement with the young people of Lincolnshire.

The youth mentor will lead on the charity’s practical aspects of the Education and Employability programmes such as youth programmes, NCS and Impowered projects.

The successful candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment, be organised, and work well with a variety of different key stakeholders. They will have a proven experience in delivering exciting and engaging practical sessions to young people.

Lincoln City Foundation utilises the brand and reputation of Lincoln City Football Club, alongside leveraging our own potential and the influence of our key partners, to inspire, empower, and help individuals and communities to improve their physical, social, and mental wellbeing.

The youth mentor will play a pivotal role in the support of planning, coordination, recruitment, and delivery of the Foundation’s youth programmes for those aged 16-19 years, including NCS.

The position will be expected to contribute to the further development of the Foundation's work, whilst ensuring the quality and professionalism which is synonymous with the organisation.

The youth mentor will support the delivery of the Foundation’s youth programmes to:

  • Support the programme leader to coordinate day-to-day running and delivery of programmes through our projects to inspire the youth and young adults.

  • Act as an advocate for youth provision, leading by example and mentoring young people to provide the best possible experience for our participants.

  • Plan & delivery youth programme delivery.

  • Assist the Education & Employability team to deliver assemblies and recruitment activities in schools, colleges and sixth forms.

  • Deliver on the Keep Warm Strategy with phone calls, marketing, Keep Warm events and communications with young people and parents.

  • Assist participants from initial applications to the start of the activities and through to the completion of the programme.

  • Support delivery of the NCS programme including pre-programme engagement, residential timetabling, social action planning & delivery and graduation events.

How to apply?

All applications must be completed using the Foundation application form for this role which can be found on our website: and returned to

We do not accept CV’s and cannot keep such documents on file.

Closing Date: 21st June 2024

We anticipate formal interviews for this role will take place week commencing 1st July 2024.

As an employer we are happy to explore flexible working options to suit your work life balance.

If you would like an informal discussion, or wish to find out more about the role, please contact Nikki Barker at

Lincoln City Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, a clear DBS, and the necessary safer recruitment employment checks.

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Why join Lincoln City Foundation?

Lincoln City Foundation value it’s employees and aims to be an employer of choice. It is important to the Foundation to cultivate an environment of development and progression therefore actively encourage staff training (internally and externally), networking and opportunities to support a pathway for those that show initiative, innovation and dedication.

We look for individuals to enhance our team creativity, ambition and dynamic. We welcome those who are passionate, adaptable, high performing and target driven.

As a community-led charity we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the individuals we engage with. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly, responsible employer and can offer flexible working patterns. We welcome applications from a variety of backgrounds and abilities.

For more information on the Foundation please take a look at our strategy, vision and mission available on our website.


Lincoln City Foundation welcomes applications from all individuals and communities. Only information relevant to the role defined in the job description will be used in the selection process and personal data is retracted to remove unconscious bias.

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

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