Birmingham, West Midlands
London, Greater London
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Cardiff, Cardiff
£20,000 - £24,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

One Million Mentors is looking for a full-time, dedicated Project Coordinator to ensure the smooth running of the mentoring programme. You will be responsible for overseeing and managing the registration and matching of mentors with 1hr / month mentoring opportunities listed on our online platform.

About One Million Mentors:

One Million Mentor's (1MM) is an exciting startup within a larger charity called Uprising Leadership. Its 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.

1MM has developed an online platform, using latest technologies, to train professionals who are then digitally matched to young people via youth partners (educational institutions, charities and employment programmes).
Pre - pandemic mentoring took place face to face for one hour, once a month for up to a year on the site of youth partners. We have established 2,000 mentoring relationships partnering with over 200 employers and 100 youth partners. 

1MM has now developed a new safe and secure virtual mentoring offer for both mentors and mentees (aged 18 to 25 years old) which includes; sign up onto the platform, completing a profile, undertaking mandatory online mentoring training, attending a mandatory online workshop facilitated by experts, matched digitally and then meeting for one hour once a month via video conferencing. 1MM also provides ongoing online support to mentors and mentees by delivering relevant employment/careers and wellbeing related workshops on a monthly basis.

The Role:

As Project Coordinator you will oversee and manage the registration and matching of mentors with 1hr / month voluntary mentoring opportunities listed on our online platform. This will involve directly supporting mentors in successfully using 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 a one year fixed term contract.

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. We will not be accepting applications without a Cover Letter.

Posted on: 19 November 2020
Closed date: 09 December 2020
Job ref: 1MM Mentor Project Coordinator
Tags: Admin, Volunteer Management

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