Kickstart Job Placements


Six month placements are only open to young people aged 16-24 who are out of work and claiming universal credit.  As part of the selection processs you will need to be confirmed eligible and referred by your Job Centre work coach   Unfortunately it is not possible to consider candidates who do not meet these criteria for the roles.

At time of writing the following vacancies are available:

Kickstart Trainee Social Media Administrator x 2

Kickstart Trainee Community Fundraiser x 2

Kickstart Trainee Community Arts Worker x 4

Kickstart Trainee Community Arts Coordinator  x 1

Kickstart Trainee Accounts Administrtor x 1


AGE UK Croydon Vacancies


Job Title:  Information & Advice Manager

Salary:     £33,324 FTE
Hours:     35 hours per week

Closing Date 6 August 2021


  • To oversee the services to older people approaching Age UK Croydon for information, advice, and support and to ensure that they are provided with an appropriate service in-house or suitably referred on. This includes continuing to build and develop the Helpline service
  • To ensure the effective and efficient operation of the information service and advice service.
  • Lead on application for Quality of Advice Assessment for the Age UK Information and Advice Quality Standard
  • To highlight new trends, develop services accordingly, including identifying and preparing funding bids, contributing to planning and service development, growth and sustainability.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the strategy and achievement of objectives as a member of the Management Team.
  • Nurture and build partnership and integrated working with One Croydon Alliance partners, statutory and voluntary sectors.
  • Represent Age UK Croydon appropriate meetings and voluntary sector groups, boards and meetings
  • Be responsible for managing a caseload of referrals.

Download a recruitment pack

Interview Date:
Interviews will be held on 12 August 2021.


Job Title:  Information & Advice Advisor

Salary:     £25,503 FTE
Hours:      35 hours per week

Closing Date 6 August 2021

Looking for an experienced Information and Advice Advisor to join their team to deliver information and advice services to clients with care and support needs, their families and carers via outreach sessions, covering a wide range of topics including benefits, housing, health and social care and local resources. This will include home visits for those people who are unable to access our services via outreach sessions. 

Download a recruitment pack

Interview Date:
Interviews will be held on 13 August 2021.

How to Apply (for both positions)  
Completed application forms should be signed and emailed to  CVs will not be accepted

Croydon Mencap:  Support Worker Driver


Salary:  £11.21 per hour
Hours:   15 hours per week - Mondays and Thursdays - 1 year fixed term contract

Closing Date 3 August 2021, @5pm

Looking for a brilliant new support worker driver to join the team of 7 staff at the newly refurbished Clubs @ Leslie Park centre.  The vehicle is a 9 seater people carrier.
For more information please click here

How to Apply:
To apply please complete:  an application form; DBS Consent Form; and Equality and Diversity Form which can be found on their website.

Will take place in person on 10 August 2021.

Legacy Onside Youth Zone have several part time vacancies


Job Title:  Dancer/Choreographer - Arts Youth Worker

Closing Date 25 July 2021

Are you trained in multiple dance disciplines, specialising in Street dance, Afrobeats, & Popular music?

Are you confident in delivering energetic and engaging dance sessions? Are you tik tok savvy?

Can you deliver a creative performing arts programme?

Do you want to use your creative talents to make the lives of young people better?

Looking for someone who is as passionate about dancing as they are about growing and developing young people.

Download role profile

How to Apply:
Download an application form here and email to


Job Title:  Digital Marketing Officer

40 hours per week including regular evening and weekend work

Closing Date 25 July 2021

To raise the profile of the Youth Zone amongst key stakeholders in the region, through the delivery of the digital marketing strategy. The post will be responsible for developing, managing and maintaining all communications and marketing activities to enhance visibility, build support and increase our effectiveness. This will include engaging with young people, communicating a positive image of their achievements, development, voice, contribution etc and producing high quality, creative and modern communications that really captivate the target audience and reflect Legacy’s brand value.  Read more

How to Apply:
Download an application form here and email to


Job Title:    Part Time Receptionist/Membership Coordinator

Salary:         £10.55 per hour
Hours:          4.35 - 35 hours per week - alternate Saturdays and some Fridays

Closing Date 30 July 2021

A vital front of house role, the reception is the first point of contact for Youth Zone members and their parents. A welcoming and professional team, who are also positive about young people, will ensure the Youth Zone will function to its maximum potential. Working during the Youth Zone sessions, you are responsible first of all for giving every young person a warm welcome into Legacy Youth Zone. You will be responsible for the reception area, ensuring young people enter the session smoothly, processing new members, directing phone calls and enquiries, maintaining the membership database efficiently and carrying out regular communication.

For more details click here - please note there is only 1 part time post on offer and the closing date is as above as there is out of date information about this on the sheet.

How to Apply:
Download an application form here and email to