Employment and volunteering opportunities with Y Care International are advertised on this page and usually on BOND and charityjob.co.uk.
YOUTH ENGAGEMENT OFFICER
Salary including London Weighting: £23,000-£26,000
Fixed term until April 2018 (with possibility of extension)
Closing date for applications: Monday 6th March at 9am
Interviews to be held Monday 13th March
Y Care International is looking for a motivated and passionate individual provide high quality support to our ICS volunteers upon their return to the UK. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about providing opportunities for young people and have an interest in global learning and social action.
You will the lead point of contact for all returned ICS volunteers and ensure their continued engagement in social action. In doing so, you will support participation of young people in YCI-led social action activities, including campaigns and supporting youth-led social action on global issues. You will support outreach and volunteer recruitment ensuring the more marginalised young people get involved. You will also develop new ways to ensure the voice of young people influence our work including leading support to our Youth Engagement Panel.
The successful candidate will ideally have strong verbal and written communication skills including presentation and strong facilitation. You will also have excellent time management skills to be able to deal flexibly with a wide variety of tasks and have the confidence to prioritise effectively. You will have passion and experience of working with a diverse range of young people and should be able to provide emotional and social support with the ability to convey information clearly and articulately.
Commitment to Y Care International’s ‘Working with Children and Young People Policy’ is a requirement of employment. The successful candidate will also be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.