Interns

We have no Intern vacancies at the moment.

Staff

Young Roots is recruiting two Project Coordinators to establish exciting new projects bringing together different partners to provide an advice and support hub for young asylum seekers and refugees in Brent and Croydon.

They will be responsible for ensuring our activities achieve our outcomes and identify areas for change and development. They will prioritise the participation of young people in all activities, ensuring excellent safeguarding by following our policy and protocols, and ensure that we collect excellent data for monitoring, evaluation and to aid our future planning. You will also assist with staff and volunteer recruitment, and reporting to our funding partners.

This is an exciting opportunity to join and lead small teams of dedicated staff and volunteers supporting young refugees in London.

Project Coordinator (Brent)
SALARY: £30,478
HOURS: Full time 35 hours per week (regular evening work required)

This role will be key in the implementation and running of our new weekly Advice and Support Hub run alongside our established football project. They will also oversee and deliver our holiday activities, youth club, English Language Peer Support project, and other projects as they develop working closely with the Project Worker.

Project Coordinator (Croydon)
SALARY: £30,478 (pro rata)
HOURS: 3 days per week (21 hours)
Required hours:
Thursdays 12.30-8pm
Fridays 9.30-1pm
Other hours are negotiable although being able to attend activities on Monday or Tuesday afternoons occasionally would be an advantage.

This role will be key in the implementation and running of our new weekly Advice and Support Hub run alongside our established youth group as well as managing our Project Worker and oversee our girls group, holiday activities, cycling project and other projects as they develop.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: 9am Tuesday 9th April
Interview date: Brent role: Wednesday 17th April, Croydon role: Thursday 18th April
Safeguarding training: TBC
Provisional start date: w/c 28th May 2019

TO APPLY
Please download the Brent or Croydon role descriptions and person specifications, our youth participation statement and application form. We highly recommend you read our application guidelines to see what we’re looking for in applications. If you are applying to more than one role, you only have to complete the application form once.

Please note that we don’t accept CVs and will not consider them in your application – all information should be included in the application form.

Please email completed application forms to Despina Tsiakalou for the Brent role and Hayley Cohen for the Croydon role at london@youngroots.org.uk by 9 am on Tuesday 9th April 2019.

Volunteers
We are recruiting the following volunteer roles in Brent and Croydon to support our work with 11 to 25 year old refugees and asylum seekers.

Volunteer Mentor to help facilitate English learning sessions with young people, one-to-one or in a small group in Brent every Wednesday 5-8pm (time/location tbc) OR every Tuesday, 5pm to 7pm (Kensal Rise)

Advice and Support Hub Volunteer to join our new, weekly advice and support hubs in Brent or Croydon. The hubs will be a space where young people can come for advice from a range of partners, including immigration, housing, education and mental health support. The advice hubs will run alongside our existing youth group in Croydon, and football project in Brent. This role will allow you to focus on group activities, one-to-one casework, or both, depending where your interest lies. If you’re interested in casework support and have a flexible schedule during the week, you may also be interested in looking at our Accompaniment Volunteer role below.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: 9am Wednesday 3rd April
Interview date: Wednesday 10th April
Mandatory training: Monday 29th April (TBC)

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.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: Rolling
Interview date: TBC

TO APPLY
Please download the role description and person specification for the role(s) you’re interested in applying for (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. If you are applying to more than one role, you only have to complete the application form once.

Please note that we don’t accept CVs and will not consider them in your application – all information should be included in the application form.

Completed forms should be returned to Michele at Volunteering@youngroots.org.uk by the deadlines above

Trustees

We have no trustee vacancies at the moment.