Young people project coordinator-Edinburgh

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£11 per hour
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
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LOCATION: Edinburgh, Midlothian (EH12 6DD) JOB TITLE: Young Peoples Programme Co-ordinator SALARY & BENEFITS: £10.91 per hour mileage WORKING HOURS: 28 hours per week- fixed term contract to March 2018 likely to be extended until March 2019 THE COMPANY: Our client is the UK’s leading charity supporting disabled people. For over 65 years they have supported disabled people in many different ways. The charity has a fantastic “can do” community based volunteering programme which supports young disabled people in their local community to develop their skills, provide new experiences and promote their independence by participating in a variety of projects. THE ROLE: We are looking for a motivated, proactive and passionate Programme Co-Ordinator to be involved with, and lead the “Can do” volunteering programme in Liverpool and the surrounding areas. You will create volunteering opportunities and community based projects for young disabled people aged 16-35, enabling them to learn transferable life-skills through training and participation in community-based volunteer roles. Key Responsibilities to include:- Young Peoples Programme Co-ordinator- Edinburgh, Midlothian (EH12 6DD) Support the programme to achieve positive outcomes for disabled young people in line with project plans. Recruit, train and manage disabled young volunteers and support volunteers in line with programme targets. To build relationships with local schools, colleges, disability groups and services to promote the project and recruit groups of volunteers. To design and develop bespoke volunteering sessions, community activities and skills development workshops. To organise and present at external meetings, including promotional and networking events. THE CANDIDATE: - Young Peoples Programme Co-ordinator- Edinburgh, Midlothian (EH12 6DD) We are looking for candidates who have a good local knowledge, and who are passionate about supporting young disabled people. You will have experience of working with young people / disabled people and delivering projects . Key experience essential for the role:- Young Peoples Programme Co-ordinator- Edinburgh, Midlothian (EH12 6DD) A background within a role working with young people Experience of delivering projects / events and building community links Passion, enthusiasm and a real commitment to making a difference to people’s lives A Full UK Driving Licence with access to a motor vehicle Social care / Health and social qualifications would be beneficial. Closing date : Friday 21 October 2016 Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps. This job was originally posted as

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