Staff

We are recruiting a Project Coordinator in Croydon

Your chance to work with a dynamic charity to improve the lives of young refugees and asylum seekers

Salary: £31,392
Reports to: Service Manager
Direct reports: Project Worker, Volunteer Mentors and Youth Activities Volunteers
Budget responsibilities: Oversight of the activity budget for the Advice and Support Hub, and other youth activities
Hours: 35 hours per week (with regular evening and occasional weekend work required)

Main purpose and scope of the job

The Young Roots Project Coordinator in Croydon is responsible for the development, oversight, planning and in some cases, the delivery of the activities we run for young refugees and asylum seekers. You will be focused on ensuring our activities achieve our outcomes, and identify areas for change and development under the direction of the Service Manager. An excellent communicator and skilled at working with partners, you will be key in the implementation and running of our weekly Advice and Support Hub run alongside our Youth Club project. You will also oversee and often deliver our holiday activities, weekly girls’ only projects, Buddies Project and online English Language Club as they develop working closely with the Project Worker.

Working with the Croydon team, and wider Young Roots staff, you will lead/play a key role in our youth participation and youth leadership work in Croydon.

You 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.

Recruitment process

Deadline: 9am Wednesday 25th November 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 2nd December – online via Zoom
Safeguarding training: tbc
Provisional start date: asap

Please contact Despina Tsiakalou at london@youngroots.org.uk for any questions about the role.

To apply, please download the documents below. Completed application forms should be send to london@youngroots.org.uk, FAO Despina Tsiakalou, by Wednesday 25th November at 9am.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted and only application forms will be considered in shortlisting.

Documents

Job description and person specification
Application form
Application Guidelines
Youth participation statement

Young Roots recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and particularly welcome BAME candidates and those with lived experience of migration and the asylum system. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities. Young Roots is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


We are recruiting a Fundraising Manager

Salary: £31,392
Reports to: Head of Fundraising and Development
Direct reports: None
Hours: 28 hours per week (4 days)
Contract: 6 month fixed term (with possibility of extension)
Location: Croydon / initially remote working

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young refugees and asylum seekers?

This is an exciting time to be joining Young Roots as Fundraising Manager. This vital role will contribute to the delivery of Young Roots’ fundraising strategy by maximising income predominantly from individuals, community, events and corporate fundraising.

We are looking for an experienced and talented individual to develop, support and champion both new and existing fundraising activities in these areas.

You will bring enthusiasm and ambition to this varied role, using your passion for donor care and making a difference to increase engagement from supporters.

We would welcome applications from candidates with strong fundraising experience and excellent relationship management skills who want to use their experience to make a real difference to the lives of the young people we work with.

We are a value-based, passionate and committed organisation offering a friendly working environment, although due to the current ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the role will initially be predominantly home-based.

Recruitment process

To apply, please download the documents below. Completed application forms should be sent to tamsin@youngroots.org.uk by Monday 30th November at 9am. Please note that CVs will not be accepted and only application forms will be considered in shortlisting.

Deadline: 9am Monday 30th November
Interviews: Tuesday 8th December
Safeguarding training: tbc
Provisional start date: January 2021

Documents

Job description and person specification
Application form
Application Guidelines
Youth participation statement

Young Roots recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and particularly welcome BAME candidates and those with lived experience of migration and the asylum system. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities. Young Roots is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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