Job Vacancy – Sandwell’s Youth Matters Oldbury Engagement Officer
Are you ready to be part of a vibrant and dynamic Christian faith-based charity working with young people?
If the answer to this question is yes, then you could be who we are looking for!
We are pleased to announce that we have secured, in partnership with the Albion Foundation, Complete Kidz, YMCA Black Country and the Premier League, significant funding to manage, deliver and coordinate the provision of a joined-up, high-quality, open access youth work service that has the wants and needs of young people at its core.
The Albion Foundation (TAF) will be the strategic lead on Sandwell’s Youth Matters, which will have an active presence in Sandwell’s six towns. The Albion Foundation (registered Charity 1081948) is an established and successful provider of sport, education and disability programmes.
An element of detached youth work will run through the project, engaging with young people on their own terms. Sandwell’s Youth Matters will operate at evenings, weekends and during school holidays for a minimum of 50 weeks per year. Therefore, we are recruiting creative, ambitious, positive leaders who genuinely have the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders and most importantly young people; striving to ‘Inspire to Achieve’.
Sandwell’s Youth Matters Oldbury Engagement Officer – Part time
(12 month fixed term contract in the first instance)
£8,000 – £9,000
Reporting to the Sandwell’s Youth Matters Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
Implementing, delivering, developing and evaluating Sandwell’s Youth Matters programme across Oldbury
Ensuring partnership working with the Albion Foundation, Complete Kidz, and the YMCA Black Country as well as other new, emerging and existing partners.
Contributing to the engagement of a minimum of 5000 unique participants per year
Ensuring all provision is high quality, safe and accessible and targets those who most need it
Planning and delivering a range of church based youth activities that respond to the needs of young people
Consulting, engaging and making a real measurable holistic difference to Sandwell’s young people
Leading, motivating, supporting, developing and inspiring a team of peer mentors, youth workers and volunteers
Capturing a range of data to demonstrate attendance, engagement and impact
Contributing to all monitoring requirements stipulated by the funders
Ensuring all safeguarding requirements are adhered to
Positively and proactively promoting Sandwell’s Youth Matters
Will possess a minimum of a Level 2 Youth Work Award or equivalent
Have a strong understanding of, and sympathy with, the mission of Krunch and willingness to embrace Christian ethos.
Will have an excellent ability to listen, respect and engage with young people
Will have experience in planning, delivering and evaluating a range of youth activities
Will be an excellent role model for youth workers, peer mentors and volunteers
Will have a flexible approach to employment and will understand the need to work unsociable hours including evenings and weekends
Will possess and demonstrate all eleven Core Values agreed by The Albion Foundation
Will strive to ‘Inspire to Achieve’
Deadline for applications: Monday 15th June 2017
To request an application form and job description, or for more information please contact Lynsey Grant or Helen Jarvis on 0121 552 5556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact details. For general information on Krunch, please visit our website: http://www.krunch.org.uk.
Helping young people to discover who they are, what they want to be and how to get there…
Krunch UK, registered charity number 1114961, is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under number 5364024 having its registered office at Sandwell Christian Centre Langley Crescent Oldbury, West Midlands B68 8RE.