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Youth Engagement Specialist

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    Salary 21k-23k

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    23 days ago

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Are you passionate about working with young people?  Would you like to play a part in sharing the National Citizenship Programme to young people, parents and teachers.


If so then this is a great opportunity and we would like to hear from you


Your main responsibilities will include:


As part of a week 4 programme where 16-17 year olds can explore their talents, meet other like-minded students and take part in projects that will build life-long skills you will be responsible for

  • Identifying and engaging with key contacts in schools and colleges who are in a position to invite NCS team in for recruitment and promotional purposes
  • Following up on expressions of interest from school events and encouraging young people and parents to sign up to the programme
  • Assisting in the presentation of NCS and any other educational benefits of the programme effectively to different audiences
  • Support the Programme Manager in the day-to-day management of the NCS contract.


Skills and Experience


Excellent verbal and written communication skills, confident presenting skills

Good time management and organisational skills

Being approachable, enthusiastic and excited about working with young people

Own transport, willingness to travel locally and work flexible hours

A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma in combination with GCSE English Language Grade B or above (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). If you do not possess this level of qualification you will be required to achieve a Level 2 in a Literacy Assessment conducted at interview stage.


Desirable Attributes:

Ability to work under own initiative

Ability to prioritise busy work schedule and run a number of projects concurrently

Strong commitment to confidentiality and equality of opportunity

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