Are you looking for your first role in the youth sector? Do you want to improve your skills in supporting and engaging young people in big ideas? Would you like to develop your knowledge/skills/experience of working within a membership organisation?
We are seeking a:
Youth Engagement Officer (Internship) Full-time (35 hours per week)
Place of work: SE17, London, home based
Start date: From April 2021, funded until 31st March 2022
Info about the internship
Woodcraft Folk have received funding from The Jack Petchey Foundation to recruit an intern to work with our experienced Development Officer. The intern will work across London supporting young people, volunteers, groups and the wider community both in person and online.
The intern will support the testing and development of Woodcraft Folk activities with the aim of increasing and widening participation of children and young people aged 11-25 years.
The intern will have opportunities to contribute to a range of our current activities and projects including:
Kids Got Rights, an international project focused on children’s rights and advocacy
#DreamBigAtHome, Woodcraft Folk’s online youth work hub
Delivering outreach activities with partners at The [email protected] in White City
Youth led campaigns
Developing programme ideas for our London-based groups and Cudham, our own activity centre in Bromley
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 22nd March. Further information about the role can be found in the attached job description & person specification. To apply for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV and a Motivational letter stating:
Your reason for applying
Relevant skills, whether these have been developed through employment, volunteering, or other life experience
Your own values and the experience you will bring to the role
How this role would support any future career ambitions
Anything else you hope to gain from an internship with Woodcraft Folk
Closing date: 22nd March 12 noon
Interviews: 31st March (online)
An Enhanced DBS will be required for this post. A criminal record or past conviction is not necessarily a barrier to appointment, please see our Recruiting Ex-Offenders Policy.