London, Greater London
Job description


6-10 hours per week with lots of flexibility to fit around your time, including evenings and weekends and some home-based volunteering.

Eastside Youth is a new grassroots youth charity taking a fresh approach to working with young people by providing interactive, fun and engaging activities and programmes while also providing the much needed support to the varied and diverse youth communities of East London, where we aim to ensure that Youth Work really does change young people’s lives, helping young people become confident, informed and empowered to be proud of who they are as unique individuals and in providing transformative youth work that helps change young lives for the better.

Eastside Youth has some brand-new and very exciting opportunities coming in 2020 and we are expanding rapidly with a new base, new projects across East London and new partnerships in the pipeline as the demand and need for our work is ever increasing, in filling gaps in service provision left by Government cuts, leaving young people with a lack of opportunities.

We have an exciting and amazing brand-new volunteering opportunity for someone who is interested in taking up the challenge of being our first ever Youth Mental Health Manager where you will create, deliver and manage our non theraptic Youth Mental Health activities and Programmes for young people aged 11 to 25 years old in East London.

We are looking for someone with passion for youth mental health, as well as passion for working with a youth charity, who is confident and solution focused, self-motivated, able to manage their own time and workloads and is hands on, able to get things done, while being very organised with excellent communication and presentation skills.

We are also looking for someone with previous youth work, mental health or youth wellbeing experience, who has the ability to really help Eastside Youth make a huge success and a big difference to the lives of young people across East London.


  • Approx. 6-10 hours per week (based at our office, with great flexibility including some home-based volunteering and you will also be required to occasionally travel across East London to our projects as and when required).
  • This role is flexible and can be done during the day, evenings and/or weekends, (however you will be required to attend occasional evenings to attend meetings, training and projects and to supervise a small volunteer team).

Eastside Youth Offers:

  • A chance to join a passionate and driven team, who put young people at the heart of what we do.
  • A chance to expand your horizons in a rapidly growing youth work charity, with opportunities for promotion or side stepping into other available roles within Eastside Youth.
  • A chance to make a difference to the lives of young people and the team that will make a huge impact.
  • Access to training and development opportunities.
  • Able to influence and shape a constantly changing and growing charity, seeing it grow from strength to strength.
  • A reference for any future employer or educational institution.
  • Being a part of a fun, interactive, challenging and inspirational charity that puts young people at the heart of everything it does.

Interested in joining our amazing team? Then why not send us your CV and we will get in touch with further info and a short application form for you to complete the process.

Due to the nature of this voluntary role you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Police Check before starting the voluntary position and this will be done through Eastside Youth if you do not currently hold a DBS.


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Eastside Youth is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No: 1176371


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Posted on: 10 December 2019
Closed date: 16 December 2019
Job ref: YMH Manager
Tags: Management, Project Management