Staff

Young Roots is recruiting a Caseworker in Croydon (see below) and a Project Worker in Brent

Young Roots is recruiting a Project Worker (Brent) to plan, facilitate our group youth activities in Brent, for young refugees and asylum seekers (11 to 25 years old). The Project Worker will plan a weekly youth club, a lunchtime group in the College of North West London (term-time) and a weekly football session. They will also organise a programme of summer and holiday trips and activities and support the Service Manager with monitoring and evaluation of the service. The Project Worker will also support the Service Manager to set up and run a new youth leadership group.

This role if funded until December 2018 with hope for extension subject to funding.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our small team of dedicated staff and volunteers supporting young refugees in North West London. The post is 3 days per week (23 hours) and is based at the College of North West London in Brent. The successful candidate will need to attend our safeguarding training 6-8pm on Monday, 4th June 2018 in London Bridge.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: 12pm on Monday 14th May 2018
Interview date: Friday 18th May 2018

TO APPLY
To apply, please download the full job description and person specification, Young Roots Youth Participation Statement, and an application form. We recommend you also download our application guidelinesAlternatively, you can request an application pack from Despina Tsiakalou at despina@youngroots.org.uk or calling the team on 020 8684 9140.

Please email completed application forms to london@youngroots.org.uk by the deadline above.

 

Young Roots is recruiting a Youth Caseworker (Croydon) to provide intensive 1-to-1 practical and emotional support to young refugees and asylum seekers (11 to 25 years old). The caseworker will manage their own caseload and support the Service Manager with monitoring and evaluation of the service. This role is funded until March 2019 with hope for extension subject to funding.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our small team of dedicated staff and volunteers supporting young refugees in Croydon. The post is 4 days per week (28 hours) and is based at our office in Croydon with regular travel across London. The successful candidate will need to attend our safeguarding training 6-8pm on Monday, 4th June 2018 in London Bridge.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: 10am on Friday 25th May 2018
Interview date: Tuesday 29th May 2018

TO APPLY
To apply, please download the full job description and person specification, Young Roots Youth Participation Statement, and an application form. We recommend you also download our application guidelinesAlternatively, you can request an application pack from Hayley Cohen at hayley@youngroots.org.uk or calling the team on 020 8684 9140.

Please email completed application forms to london@youngroots.org.uk by the deadline above.

Interns

We have no Intern vacancies at the moment.

Volunteers
We have the following ongoing roles that we recruit volunteers for in Brent and Croydon, supporting our work with young 11 to 25 year old refugees and asylum seekers

Groups and Trips Volunteer to assist in running our weekly evening activities (including youth clubs and Football), occasional Saturday trips, and/or occasional week day trips during school holidays.

Volunteer Accompaniers  to go with young people to appointments. Appointments will vary but might include going to the GP, solicitors or registering at college. For these roles we are especially looking for friendly, sociable volunteers who will be confident engaging with stressed or anxious young people, are adept at navigating London’s public transport, and are available on weekdays. This role is particularly suited to people with flexible schedules.

Youth Activity Volunteer to help with our youth activities 1 day per week. This is an office-based role that would be supporting the Project Worker with planning our youth activities and trips. It would also involve assisting with administrative tasks. Through this role you will gain experience in planning activities for young refugees and asylum seekers, as well as an understanding of the day-to-day working of a small charity.

Casework Volunteer to support our casework service 1 day per week. This is an office-based role supporting the Caseworker to make onwards referrals, complete grant applications and record information onto our database. It would also involve assisting with administrative tasks. Through this role you will gain experience in supporting young refugees and asylum seekers, as well as an understanding of the day-to-day working of a small charity.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: Rolling deadline. These positions will remain open until filled.
Interview date: TBC
Safeguarding training: TBC

TO APPLY
Please download the job description and person specification for the roles (linked to above), our youth participation statement and application form. We highly recommend you read our application guidelines to see what we’re looking for in applications.

Completed forms should be returned to London@youngroots.org.uk

Trustees

We have no trustee vacancies at the moment.