Fitzrovia Youth in Action is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic young person for our Youth Participation Officer (Internship) role. If you feel like this is you we would love to hear from you!
This post in funded and supported by the Jack Petchey Foundation internship programme, which is designed to help young people start their career in the youth sector while also enabling the host charity to create more opportunities and reach more young people. Apart of this Jack Petchey internship programme the post holder will be required to take part fully in the programme, which includes support from external mentors, attending events and engaging in the review sessions.
The post holder will be trained in managing and developing youth-led projects in which young people develop their leadership and employability skills through becoming actively involved in supporting their peers, their community and participating in self-directed youth action projects. The successful candidate will be supported in overseeing the development and delivery of a number of youth-led social action projects, such as peer mentoring, peer education and youth action teams.
Typically, this would involve working with groups of around 10 young people in each cohort and support them to deliver their youth social action project over a 12-week period.
The post holder may also support drop-in sessions and other activities aimed at engaging young people and referring them onto the youth-led social action programmes.
This is an exciting time for FYA as we have always aimed to have an internship role for a young person, as a stepping stone for their career in the youth sector. This role also offers an opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of other young people.
Salary: £19,747 per annum
Working Hours: Full time (35 hrs per week)
Location: Camden, London
Contract: 1st April 2021 – 31st March 2022
To apply for this position, please forward your CV together with a brief supporting statement (one to two pages) letting us know about your experience and skills (please see the job description and person specification below).
Please send applications to: email@example.com
Closing Date: Sunday 21st March 2021 (11:59pm).
Applicants may be contacted before the closing date.
Interviews will be held: Week commencing 22nd March 2021 (TBC)
FYA is an equal opportunities employer.