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Youth Project Coordinator -Young Ambassadors

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Work type: Fixed-Term - Full Time
Location: Walworth Road, SE17
Department: Communities
Salary: ££28,000

Do you believe in youth-led projects and co-production? We are making community mobilisation the centre of our strategy and will be using a structured training, project delivery and volunteering programme to support young people to take part and take the lead.

Young Ambassadors and Young Advisors are accredited programmes that include the chance for young people to deliver projects funded up to £10k and be paid for their time to conduct research and support our work. If you can manage relationships with partners, champion co-production and ensure delivery of targets in an externally funded project, we want to hear from you.

This role is responsible for embedding the Young Ambassadors and Young Advisors programmes into the development and delivery of Peabody Community Foundations (PCF) response to social challenges. The learnings from our Young Ambassadors and Young Advisors programmes will be used to inform our approach to community mobilisation with all members of the community.
Skills/experience required:

  • Demonstrable experience of meeting key performance indicators and an understanding of the importance of meeting outputs and performance measures associated with external contracts
  • Experience of developing and managing partnerships to deliver tangible results 
  • Understanding of the principals of project management, such as communication, clear objectives, time management, monitoring/evaluation and budget management (role will have responsibility for spend of up to £5k and will feed into budget setting, which is the responsibility of their line manager)
  • Experience of keeping project management tools up to date and recording spend, outcomes, and performance indicators and is diligent in doing so
  • Exemplary time management and organizational skills – you manage your own time and workload to ensure young people, colleagues and partners have an excellent experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able empathise, connect with, and influence others.

For more information please read the role profile.

The successful applicant will need to be subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

This is a fixed term contract until Feb 2022.

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