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Schools and Volunteer Manager

London (Greater)
Closing date
14 Feb 2022
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We are looking for a passionate and experienced professional to join our team as our Schools and Volunteer Manager, to cultivate and manage essential relationships, and to lead a range of inspiring employability activities with young people and businesses across our network.

The work will be varied and will include:

  • Leading on coordinating all elements of activities with our school and business partners, to ensure delivery plans are executed effectively and efficiently.
  • Leading on the cultivation, engagement and development of our volunteer network, including communications, resource and training.
  • Facilitating employability and career workshops and events with young people, schools, and employers.
  • Developing resources, materials, and tools to aid in delivery of our activities, to an exceptional standard

This position will play a fundamental role in the implementation of Spark!’s 5 year strategy, our impact on young people, and our future success.

To succeed in this role you will need to be a high-energy person who thrives in a fast-paced working environment, able to function as part as a team, as well as being able to work well independently. You will need to be excellent at building and maintaining relationships, with a motivation to have a significant positive impact on the lives of young people and the future success of the charity.


We believe it is possible for every young person to be ready, equipped and able to enter the world of work, and there has never been a more important time for our services.

Working in partnership with schools and colleges, alongside a large and diverse range of employers and funders, we enhance young people’s employability skills, knowledge, and experience, so that they are better prepared for and able to effectively transition into the workplace, finding and keeping a job. We do this by enabling and supporting long-term relationships between local businesses and education to:

  • create high quality work experience placements and internships
  • broker inspiring careers mentoring relationships
  • deliver a range of employability skills development opportunities
  • support education to employment transitions

Born out of an Education Business Partnership, Spark! is now an independent charity, working across west London, and beyond, with diverse groups of young people and employers.

We are a motivated and passionate team, led by the desire to positively impact on the employment prospects and life chances of young people.

We endeavour to live our values of; empowerment, collaboration, reliability, quality, and learning, in our decision making and all that we do.

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