Youth Participation and Grants Officer
Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Jack Petchey Foundation
Do you want to work for an organisation that positively promotes young people and celebrates their achievements?
Do you have excellent administrative, organisation and analytical skills?
If so, could you join our dynamic Grants Team as our Youth Participation and Grants Officer?
About the role
We're looking for an enthusiastic person to join our dynamic Grants Team and help deliver our grants programmes. The primary focus of the role will be to support Uniformed Organisations to run the JPF Achievement Award Scheme and associated programmes within London and Essex.
The role will also require you to develop membership of the Achievement Award Scheme, promoting this amongst those Uniformed Organisations not currently part of the scheme, as well as identifying growth and expansion for those already participating within the scheme. The Grants Officer will also be responsible for promoting, assessing and managing other small grants and programmes, as well as attending a large number of prestigious events hosted by the Jack Petchey Foundation which celebrate the successes of young people.
Furthermore, you will be responsible for developing our Youth Participation strategy, ensuring that the voices of young people are captured within all aspects of our work.
About the person
You will be a team player who can demonstrate strong communication and financial management skills and will have the ability to think creatively and analytically. You will also have a proven track record of working and empowering young people and be committed to youth participation.
You will need to be flexible and be able to work in a fast-paced, varied and diverse office.
In return, after 6 months' employment we offer:
28 days' leave, including eight public holidays a year, with the opportunity to buy back up to one week's additional annual leave
Private Healthcare Insurance with discounted gym membership
Interest-free car loan for staff who require a car for work duties
Cycle to Work scheme
For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button.
The details you provide on the application are the only details upon which we will shortlist for the post.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND CVs ALONE.
Closing date: 9am on 28th January 2019.
Interview date: 6th February 2019.
We regret that we will only be able to contact applicants who are shortlisted for interview.
JPF is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we seek to build a team that reflects the diverse communities that we serve.
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