Smethwick, West Midlands (Hybrid)
£2,507 per year
Permanent, Part-time, Term time 5 hours per week
Job description

Group Coordinator Smethwick GFS 9176

Term time only

Part time 5 hours per week

Salary: £2,507 (£12,86 per hr).

As part of our growth plan, GFS is seeking a proactive and organised individual, to open and manage our planned group in Smethwick. We are recruiting group coordinators to both new and existing GFS locations. You will run a local GFS group and gain experience in managing a team of volunteers and supporting the growth of GFS in the local area.

About GFS

GFS is a small national charity. We believe in challenging gender inequality by empowering girls and young women. We achieve this by providing groups where girls and young women build friendships, gain confidence and learn that they are unstoppable.

We create a programme of activities designed to develop confidence, self-esteem, emotional wellbeing and resilience, and recruit and train women volunteers to run those activities in a single gender space.

About the job

You will be responsible for; promoting GFS in schools and local networks to recruit girls/young women; train and lead a team of volunteers to plan and deliver weekly GFS sessions.

You will need experience of youth work or a related field in particular developing and delivering activities for children/young people.

You should be able to; apply equality, diversity, and inclusive practices across your work, operate within GFS’s feminist values, and put girls and young women at the heart of decision making.

You will have the ability to lead, motivate, and inspire volunteers and work as part of a team to deliver a structured programme of activities.

You will be an effective communicator able connect to a variety of audiences; and build your local knowledge to develop effective partnerships with people and organisations.

This post will require unsocial hours. (Evenings and weekend)

This post is eligible for a criminal records check with the DBS.

Statement of exemption with reference to the Equality Act 2010

The employee may provide girls and young women with personal services, promoting their welfare or education, which can be provided most effectively by a person of the same sex. The girls need a positive role model to build self-esteem, confidence and to help them take responsibility for their lives.

Due to the nature of the role this post is restricted to female applicants only under the Equality Act.

To apply please download the application pack and submit your application by the closing date Wednesday 20th July at 12:00 hrs.

Please note CV’s are not accepted.


More about Girls Friendly Society

Established in 1875 Girls Friendly Society (GFS) is one of the oldest UK registered charities working to support girls and young women.

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Refreshed on: 06 July 2022
Closed date: 20 July 2022 at 12:00
Job ref: GFS9176
Tags: Volunteer Management, Support Worker

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