CURRENT VACANCIES

Community Youthworker –  Wotton-under-Edge area

Part-time, 18 hours per week

JNC scale points 8 – 11 (£10.41 – 11.72 per hour)

The Door is a Christian youth charity, established in 1991 in Stroud, Gloucestershire for the benefit of all young people aged 11 to 25 and their families.  It’s a place where every young person and their parents can feel safe, happy and valued, with the best possible opportunity to reach their potential. 

With our youthwork services being increasingly in demand, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced youthworker to join our vibrant, award-winning team.  You would have overall responsibility for youthwork in a key community hub – Wotton-under-Edge.  Reporting to the area Community Youthwork Coordinator, your responsibilities would include managing the youthwork provision in your area – building strong relationships with key stakeholders in the community (town councillors, schools and the police) and leading all aspects of youthwork sessions in the youth centre and detached youthwork in the town. The role also includes identifying specific needs and making appropriate referrals to Door-based and external providers of specialist services.

You should have a professional youthwork qualification and/or substantial relevant experience, along with an awareness of the issues facing young people today and the ability to communicate effectively with both adults and young people.

For a full job description and application form please email info@thedoor.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 11 October 2019

 

Sessional Youthworker

Part-time, flexible hours

The Door is a Christian youth charity, established in 1991 in Stroud, Gloucestershire for the benefit of all young people aged 11 to 25 and their families.  It’s a place where every young person and their parents can feel safe, happy and valued, with the best possible opportunity to reach their potential. 

We are currently looking for an experienced youthworker to assist our Community Youthwork Coordinators in running youthwork sessions in youth centres and detached youthwork across Stroud District.  Duties include the preparation, delivery and administration of sessions to provide a comprehensive needs-based youthwork programme, including a range of positive activities, personal and peer support and providing access to information, advice and training.

You should have a Level 2 Youthwork qualification or equivalent, and an understanding of the core principles of youthwork and their implementation, along with an awareness of the issues facing young people today and the ability to communicate effectively with both adults and young people.

You will need to be available for late afternoon and evening sessions, with some weekend working, and be able to access our locations across the Stroud District.

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GENERAL POSITIONS

The Door is a needs led organisation and continues to expand in the services we deliver. We find ourselves frequently approached by local authorities, agencies and other charities asking us to partner with them or to work in their area.

As a result our workforce continues to grow, and we are always on the look out for the right people to work for us.

We often have need for full and part time staff in the following areas:

  • Community based Youthwork
  • Mentoring young people
  • Working with the parents of 11-25 year olds
  • Fundraisers
  • Admin & Support staff

If you think you might have what it takes to join the growing team at The Door, please send a CV and covering letter to info@thedoor.org.uk

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