Lambeth, London, Greater London

Salary £19,095 per annum


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Job Description

Want to be part of an exciting youth programme?

Want to be part of a dynamic and progressive team?

Want to make a difference to the lives of young people?

Oasis Hub Waterloo, is seeking a skilled, adaptable, committed and passionate Youth Intern who will be instrumental in co-developing and co-delivering services for young people.

This role will work with and support young people (aged 11 and over) who live, work and play or attend school in the Lambeth North and Waterloo areas of south London.

The Oasis Waterloo Hub based in Central London, is offering a paid internship for a Youth Intern to work along the committed professionals in our hub team, and experience grass-roots community work at its most fulfilling. 

The projects you will get involved in include our various youth projects such as Hub Athletic, Hub Youth, one to one and group work in two schools, Oasis Youth Support and Elevate. You’ll also spend time within our Hub Coffee House, Foodbank, Debt Advice Centre, City Farm, ESOL groups and even our community choir! 

Whilst no formal qualifications are required, this is a demanding role and the right person will thrive in it.  We think it will suit someone who has the following qualities:

  • experience (professional or personal) working with young people in both one-to-one and group settings
  • experience (professional or personal) working with young people ‘at risk’
  • a team player, with excellent communication, organisation and admin skills
  • able to be self-motivated and work independently
  • have knowledge and understanding of safeguarding practice

As part of your journey with us, you will be developed and supported by the award winning Oasis Hub Waterloo team, who have years of experience in working with local young people, in a variety of settings, making a real difference to lives and communities.

We can provide a range of positive and accessible opportunities which will develop your personal and professional assets. We will encourage, support and challenge you to be inspired, empowered, and nurtured so that you can fulfil your full potential. You will also be allocated a professional mentor and funds to continue your professional development. 

This paid internship is being funded by The Jack Petchey Foundation.

Oasis Community Hub Waterloo is a ground breaking charity providing a broad and inclusive range of community development services for vulnerable and isolated people living in Lambeth & Southwark. Our services incorporate two Academy schools (one primary and one secondary), a children's centre, a city farm, sports programmes, targeted youth programmes, a foodbank, debt advice centre, a library, a café, a community centre, adult learning programmes and a great deal more. We deliver these services over a range of locations in Southwark and Lambeth reaching more than 1,200 beneficiaries every week.

Does this sound like you?

If you want to know more about the role please give Stu Thomson (Oasis Hub Waterloo Head of Youth Services) a call at Oasis Hub Waterloo.

For more information, including an application pack, please click "Apply" on this page or go to the Oasis UK website.

Closing date for completed applications is 4pm 31st July 2018.

Interviews will be held Monday 6th August 2018 in London Waterloo.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1026487