We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Youth Homelessness Project Coordinator to join our team based across East Sussex. You will join us on a part-time, fixed-term basis until November 2023, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £23,660 per annum (£9,591 actual).
YMCA DownsLink Group is a charity working to transform the lives of vulnerable young people across Sussex and Surrey. We work to prevent youth homelessness and provide a home to 763 young people every night. We reach a further 10,000 young people and their families through our other key services, such as counselling, support and advice, mediation and youth work, so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive.
The Youth Homelessness Project Coordinator role:
You will have experience of coordinating homelessness prevention awareness-raising workshops to schools, colleges and community groups and working with young people to devise and potentially deliver these sessions. You will be a confident and creative youth worker who is able to communicated complex ideas in fun and engaging ways. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of utilising technology to deliver sessions remotely as well as being confident in classroom delivery. You will also have experience of working directly with young people and an understanding of the relevant housing and homelessness legislation and a thorough awareness of safeguarding practices.
What we are looking for in our Youth Homelessness Project Coordinator:
- This role will involve frequent travel and you must hold a current driving licence and have access to your own car
The Youth Homelessness Project Coordinator position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme.
Closing date: 22nd September 2021
YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
If you feel like you have what it takes to become our Youth Homelessness Project Coordinator click apply today, we would love to hear from you!