MENTORING YOUTH FACILITATOR

Are you passionate about helping young people, supporting them with the right skills and experience to further their studies and equip them for the world of work? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

OVERVIEW

Salary
£20,000 per annum (pro rata)

Location
London Office

Contract
Until January 2020

Hours
22.5 Hours per week

Reporting to
Mentoring Project Manager

Start Date
January 2019

Closing Date
25th November 2018 at 23:59

OUR BENEFITS

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Free barista (london office only)

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An extra day off on your birthday!

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Pension contributions

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Annual training and development contribution

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Fun coworking office space

ABOUT THE ROLE

1. Who we are looking for...

We are looking for four part-time Mentoring Youth Facilitators to work mainly within schools in the London Boroughs of Hackney and Westminster and deliver the Mentoring Programme in partnership with HeadStart. Two facilitators will work in schools in Hackney and two in schools in Westminster.

The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge and understanding of the youth sector in the UK, matched with an ability to establish, grow and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including schools and businesses.

To read more about the programme visit:

MENTORING PROGRAMME

JOB DESCRIPTION

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not exhaustive and staff may be required to undertake other reasonable duties commensurate with the role as requested by the line manager.

1. Facilitation

  • Deliver group mentoring sessions focussing on employability and leadership
  • Train Mentors from the world of work, ahead of each programme and oversee their ongoing engagement
  • Conduct 121 assessments with Mentees pre, mid and post each programme
  • Facilitate young people in developing a local Social Action Project

2. Administration

  • Support on key administrative duties to ensure smooth running of the Mentoring Programme, to include booking travel and venues, preparing resources and case studies and completing assessments and evaluations

3. Marketing

  • Support on the recruitment of schools and businesses, via email, phone, post and in person
  • In collaboration with the Communications Team, contribute to social media and other online content

4. Resource creation and development

  • Support on the production of curriculum based resources for schools to reinforce the programme’s work

4. Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Support on monitoring and evaluation of the programme. This will include collation of case studies to demonstrate impact of the programme and input of training data

5. Other Duties

  • Prepare and provide regular reports, in line with KPIs and targets set
  • Support on the organisation and delivery of National Mentoring Day and other mentoring campaigns or events throughout the year
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the organisation, as and when required

PERSON SPECIFICATION_

1. SKILLS_

  • Ability to address appropriate training content to a wide variety of audiences
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent IT skills including all Microsoft packages
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate at all levels
  • Able to prioritise own workload and deal with competing demands
  • Excellent marketing skills to recruit schools and businesses
  • Possess strong teamwork, organisation and communication skills

2. Personal Attributes_

  • Commitment to and ability to inspire commitment to The Diana Award’s vision, values and mission
  • Personal integrity and credibility
  • Ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences
  • Commitment to self-development
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Driven to achieve great results
  • Energetic, flexible and willing to work outside of ‘normal’ office hours and travel across the UK with overnight stays

3. Experience/Knowledge

  • Experience of facilitating training sessions to young people and adults
  • Experience of 121 assessment and mentoring within a youth work setting
  • An understanding of peer to peer education models
  • Knowledge of current school curriculum
  • Experience of working with vulnerable young people, in particular NEET
  • Knowledge of issues affecting young people, in particular, within the London Boroughs of Hackney and Westminster
  • Extensive knowledge of supporting young people into the world of work
  • Knowledge of The Diana Award and its services
  • Experience of organising and prioritising a demanding workload to meet deadlines

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