Oxfordshire Youth has been awarded a four year Big Lottery Reaching Communities grant for a new project, Sustainable Communities, from 2016 – 2020. Sustainable Communities will support youth organisations to provide good quality youth provision for young people.
The project will work intensively in communities across Oxfordshire to establish and sustain youth provision in areas where it is currently lacking or where existing groups are under threat. The role will provide ongoing support to a range of youth organisations and groups through the development of Oxfordshire Youth’s Membership Programme, delivery of high quality training and events and ensuring the quality of youth provision through external recognition.
This important role is part of Oxfordshire Youth’s core offer and will be working in a team of four providing meaningful membership support. The position involves both office based and face-to-face work with staff, volunteers and young people.
Job location (usual place of work): Headington
Pay rate: £24,649 – £26,805
Pay is pro rata?: No
Job title: Member Engagement Coordinator
Applications close on date: 10am on Wednesday 8th August 2018
Hours are: Full time
Contract is: Temporary
This is part of Oxfordshire Youth’s core offer and is an important role that will be working in a team of four staff providing meaningful membership support. You will be working with local communities across Oxfordshire to develop and support voluntary-led youth provision. There is scope for you to be creative with the project and make a significant difference to the communities you will be working with. The position involves both office based and face-to-face work with young people, staff and volunteers and requires solid skills in youth work and a good understanding of youth club and youth group settings. A minimum of two evenings a week will be required.
This role would best suit an individual with solid experience and background in working with young people and who has a good understanding of the needs of the voluntary sector and how this translates to youth group settings. Regular evening and weekend working is required.