One Million Mentors is looking for a full-time dedicated Project Coordinator to oversee and manage the registration and matching of volunteer mentors with 1hr / month voluntary mentoring opportunities listed on our online platform by partner organisations in the West Midlands.
About One Million Mentors:
One Million Mentors is a project within UpRising. In the West Midlands we work in partnership with the Mayor’s Mentors programme launched by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands.
1MM’s mission is to transform the process of mentoring for all in the UK. We aim to train, recruit and connect a million mentors to a million young people in order to increase youth employability, support social action and help break down social barriers.
We recognise the value of high quality mentoring for young people and are determined to widen the scope of mentoring, increase the provision of mentoring to areas across the UK and strengthen the mentoring network by connecting existing organisations through our shared online platform.
As Project Coordinator you will oversee and manage the registration and matching of volunteer mentors with 1hr / month voluntary mentoring opportunities listed on our online platform by partner organisations in the West Midlands. This will involve directly supporting volunteer mentors and partner organisations to successfully use our online platform, and using the information gathered on our online system to report back on progress.
Applicants will need excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work in a fast moving environment with multiple deadlines. Please note this is a full time role offered on an initial 3-month contract and will be based in Birmingham.
For full information about the role (including complete job description; frequency of work and rate of pay), please see our job pack attached.
Application is made by submitting a CV and personalised Cover Letter: - CV should be tailored to demonstrate how you meet the competencies - Cover Letter should refer to two competencies where you are particularly strong. The Cover Letter should also detail why you are interested in the role, why you want to work for One Million Mentors, and how your values match those of our own. The Cover letter should be no more than 2 pages of A4.
Important application details:
Application deadline: 12 pm on Thursday 27th June 2019. Please note, that we may be contacting suitable applicants before the deadline, so you are encouraged to apply early.
Interview date: Wednesday 3rd July 2019 in Manchester.