Y:Zone - Children and Young People’s
Emotional Health and Wellbeing Project
2 posts fixed term 31st October 2020
Y:Zone Lead Project Worker, 30-37.5 hours per week FTE £20,430 - £22,000
Y:Zone Project Worker, 16 hours per week FTE £18,228
If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA.
We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities. We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self esteem and potential in new ways.
Y:Zone is a project developed by the YMCA and funded through BBC Children in Need to support young people aged 6-13 from disadvantaged backgrounds who are going through a family change such as a parental separation or bereavement and may suffer further disadvantage as a result. The project delivers three programmes a week lasting approx. 12 weeks each to support children and young people with their thoughts, feelings and behaviours throughout this difficult transition alongside fun positive activities and holiday schemes
Job purpose (both roles):
To develop, plan and deliver the Y:Zone programme and activities to vulnerable young people aged 6-13 to achieve the following outcomes:
Lead Worker additional responsibilities
The project will run after school and early evenings 3 days per week
For an application pack, please email email@example.com
Closing date for the role(s) is: Monday 16th September 2019 by 9:00am
Interviews: Thursday 26th September 2019
Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 5 working days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.