We’re recruiting an enthusiastic and committed Project Worker to plan and deliver our weekly youth sessions in Croydon, working closely with the Project Coordinator and other staff, volunteers and partners. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated staff and volunteers supporting young refugees in Croydon.

Hours: 4 days per week
Work Days: Current workdays and hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am – 6pm, Thursdays 12 – 8pm. It is mandatory for the post holder to attend the weekly activities (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday).
Salary: £23,847 pro rata plus 5% pension contribution
Reports to: Croydon Project Coordinator
Responsible for: Volunteers
Budget responsibilities: None

In line with the Equality Act 2010, there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the post-holder is female due to the gender sensitivity of the work involved.

Deadline: 9am Tuesday 27th August
Interviews: Wednesday 4th September 2019
Safeguarding training: tbc
Provisional start date: w/c 30/9/2019

To apply, please download the full job description and person specification, and send a completed application form to Despina Tsiakalou, Croydon Services Manager at by 27th August at 9am.

We highly recommend you read our application guidelines for tips on completing your application form and our youth participation statement to understand more about how we work.

We’re recruiting a cooking volunteer for our Croydon Hub and Language Mentors in both Brent and Croydon. Please download our volunteer pack for information about Young Roots and what you’ll gain from volunteering with us, as well as role descriptions and person specifications.

Cooking volunteer: We’re looking for someone who’s confident in the kitchen and loves cooking up a (simple) storm! Someone who can facilitate young peoples’ learning in the kitchen at the same time as ensuring a meal is prepared for 15 – 30 people.

Language Mentor: We’re looking for people with a passion for teaching, who get excited when thinking of different approaches, exercises and resources to help people learn English. People comfortable in an informal teaching environment (i.e. not a classroom) who have buckets of patience.

TO APPLY We’re recruiting on a rolling deadline until positions are filled, so please email a CV and personal statement (2 pages max.) to Michele at asap. In your personal statement please address the person specification criteria we’re looking for, listed in the volunteer pack. We highly recommend you read our youth participation statement to understand more about how we work.


We have no trustee vacancies at the moment.