Youth Participation Officer
Fitzrovia Youth in Action is looking for a passionate and experienced youth participation officer to assist in facilitating and supporting our exciting youth leadership programme in Camden. If you feel like you have the relevant experience we would love to hear from you!
Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) is central London’s leading youth action charity that empowers children and young people to overcome the barriers they face, fulfil their potential and create positive change in their local community. The successful candidate will help lead different pieces of work on the youth leadership programme, which includes the following programmes:
Youth Social Action – aims to empower young people to create their own social action project to benefit other young people and/or their community.
FYA Ambassadors – alumni youth action volunteers help make decisions for the organisation and carry out peer reviews and consultations
Youth-led Community Events – young people work together to organise and host a range of popular community festivals and events
Warren Centre – we have opened a ‘youth action innovation hub’ early 2020 where young people will receive the resources and support to create projects which address issues they are passionate about. There will be a youth management committee and different youth action teams across the year to support.
Healthy Living Drop in Session – young people come to learn and engage in healthy living activities to increase their awareness and participation in physical activities.
This is an exciting time to join FYA in a role that offers you the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people.
To apply for this position, please forward a CV together with a brief supporting statement (one to two pages) letting us know about your experience and relevant skills (please see the job description and person specification). Please ensure that your application fully addresses the key requirements for the role.
FYA is an equal opportunities employer.
Closing Date: Sunday 11th July 2021, 11:59pm (The closing date may be extended and applicants may be contacted before the closing date).
Interviews will be held: Week commencing 19th July 2021 (TBC)
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