Youth Delivery Officer
We are looking for a skilled, committed, and passionate individual with experience within the youth work sector (this could be in a voluntary capacity). Whilst developing our focus around youth engagement and early intervention techniques, we recognise the importance of having individuals who really want to make a difference in the lives of young people. The successful applicant will understand our values, ethos and principles as an organisation and will demonstrate a strong desire to contribute to and deliver meaningful and effective youth work.
Main Purpose of this Role
This is an exciting role at Reaching Higher and demonstrates our uncompromising commitment to playing our part to positive impact the lives of young people and their families. This role has been designed to lead on the delivery of our work and play a central role in creating meaningful experiences for young people via school and community based youth projects.
Jack Petchey Internship
The Youth Delivery Officer (Internship) role is a twelve-month paid Internship to begin during Jan 2022, supported by the Jack Petchey Foundation. You must be ready take up the post by 31 Jan 2022.
As part of this role, you will be part of the Jack Petchey Internship Development Programme with 25 other interns from different youth organisations in London and Essex. This development programme will involve you attending at a launch conference, a six-month update workshop, six professional development workshops through the year and a celebration event at the end of the programme. You will receive an extra training bursary of £1,000 for approved training. You will also be matched with a mentor from another organisation to support you in your professional development. The Jack Petchey Internship Programme training and events will take place in person (subject to covid restrictions) in London and you will be expected to take full part in this programme alongside your role at Reaching Higher.
About Reaching Higher
Reaching Higher is a youth organisation which works with over 500 young people aged 11-21 each year across Croydon and surrounding boroughs. Developed in partnership with local churches, we are a youth-led charity with a Christian ethos. We place particular emphasis on providing mentoring support to young people and facilitating their development as leaders. We have established strong links with key local, London and UK-wide organisations and our approach leads us into regular working contact with partner schools, community groups and churches.
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