Community and Development Manager Sessional Youth Support Workers
Community and Development Manager
Contract: Permanent Salary: £28,463 Hours of work: 29 hours up to 37 hours per week Place of work: Ripon YMCA Holidays: 29 days pro rata Closing date: Noon on the 9th of February Interview dates: Week commencing the 14th of February.
The role: As a Housing Association for young people and young adults we wish to continue developing the services we can offer our tenants and other young people in the Community, in addition to developing our capacity to utilise volunteers and engage with business. Your role will also be key to the ongoing development of Ripon YMCA to achieve our strategic goals.
Ripon YMCA are seeking an experienced and proactive manager to oversee the range of funded services and opportunities provided by Ripon YMCA. These include:
Youth Work Prince’s Trust Qualifications (Employability through the Achieve Program) Business Engagement Community Fundraising Young Leaders Ripon Youth Work Partnership (The YMCA lead this initiative)
You will work as part of a small management team alongside the CEO and Housing Operations Manager who coordinates our Supported Housing and Accommodation for young tenants.
During 2020/2021 we were able to apply for a range of funding from a wide variety of sources, from Covid Emergency funding, individual donors, trusts, The Big Lottery and Children in Need. We have started to develop and deliver against these projects and due to the success of these projects we require a dedicated manager to oversee and coordinate this work.
You will have relevant and recent experience of working with young people and young adults, ideally in a third sector organisation. No day will be the same and you will be required to undertake direct delivery on projects as well as co-ordinating part time, sessional or freelance workers.
An ability to forge positive and supportive professional relationships with young people is essential and experience of delivering workshops or qualifications would be advantageous. Our work is often with those young people who are facing barriers or experiencing challenges so the ability to reflect, adapt and be proactive is essential.
You will be required to record, report against, and celebrate the work undertaken, ensuring that Ripon YMCA continue to increase our reputation for sound and positive partnership working and delivery. You will become the staff lead for our Community Fundraising and Awareness Raising group made up of Trustees and supporters and develop the potential of this work.
The role requires that the successful candidate be expected to work at least 4 days per week. We can offer this role as a 29-hour post up to full time at 37 hours.
We generally work Monday to Fridays in the daytime, but some evening work will be required to support our Youth Work activity. Opportunities for training and CPD are available to meet and maintain skills and knowledge requirements for this varied role.
For more information or to discuss the role further, please contact Lucy on 01765 607 609 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply please look at the information provided in the links below and complete a Ripon YMCA application form. No CV's accepted.
Sessional Youth Support Worker Job title: Youth Support Worker Based at: Ripon YMCA or around Ripon Responsible to: Ripon YMCA CEO or Project Leader Hourly rate: £12 to £16 depending on experience / qualifications (enhanced rate due to unsociable hours) Contract: No fixed contract. Hours paid against a timesheet
Purpose of the role:
We require flexible team members who can support our activities.
In addition to our housing provision we have started to deliver personal and social development courses and Youth Work for young people. Our aim is to provide local young people with a range of support opportunities to reduce barriers to employment, housing, and positive wellbeing.
We require a small team of flexible Youth Support Workers to help us develop and provide these services and support our existing provision.
This could be: - Supporting our staff and partners to deliver evening youth work sessions (age 11+) - Supporting our school holiday engagement activities - Providing one to one support for a YMCA tenant (aged 16 to 25) - Helping us deliver learning provision for our tenants or local young people - Supporting tenants informally in a group (e.g. Pizza and film session) - Taking a young person to an appointment or out for a coffee
3 to 5pm on a Wednesday evening in term time. 7 to 9pm on a Thursday in Term Time.
Various hours in school holidays to help provide engagement / diversionary activities.
We are continuing to apply for funds and develop our provision. It is likely that opportunities will continue to grow for Youth Support Workers.
To apply for this position please send your CV and a supporting letter with the details of 2 people who can provide a reference to email@example.com. We will interview those who demonstrate the skills and experience required. There is no closing date, this vacancy will remain open until we recruit the most appropriate candidates.