London, Greater London
£30,000 - £35,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Mayor’s Fund for London is an independent charity, championing social mobility for young Londoners from low-income backgrounds.

We believe that all young people, regardless of their starting point in life, should be able to thrive in their community, forge fulfilling careers and are able to take advantage of the outstanding opportunities that London has to offer. Our work raises awareness of the barriers facing young Londoners, promotes the activities which best increases their opportunities and brings together the partnerships to make a measurable impact on young Londoners’ lives.

In 2018, we supported over 35,000 young Londoners aged 4-24 across all 33 boroughs working in partnership with 427 schools, 110 community organisations and 94 employers, charities, social enterprises, and local authorities.

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is our patron.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The purpose of the job role is to manage the in school delivery of our and the Mayor’s Fund employability programme Access Aspiration.

Access Aspiration is a careers guidance and employability support programme providing careers support and guidance for 16 –24 year old young Londoners who are making key decisions about their future careers.

In partnership with London’s business community, we aim to create more visibility of employment pathways by working with businesses to provide aspirational work placements, employer insights and meaningful employer encounters in schools.

Core activities will involve designing, organising and facilitating the delivery of school-based interventions. The role also involves managing a network of volunteers, regularly sourcing new volunteers and developing employer supported volunteering relationships with businesses.

How to apply

Please apply online sending in a covering letter and your CV.  The Mayor's Fund for London is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. The Equal Opportunities form is voluntary but the information we collect here is very useful to us as it helps us to make sure that we are an inclusive employer and to find out if our workforce is diverse.

Unfortunately due to the large volumes of interest the charity receives, we are not able to respond to all applicants who are unsuccessful at the application stage.

Additional documents
Job Description (.pdf)
Equal Opportunities Form (.pdf)
Posted on: 04 October 2019
Closing date: 27 October 2019
Job ref: SCHOOLS PROJECT MANAGER
Tags: Project Management

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