Resilience Programme Co-ordinator - Peak District Hub

Location
Sheffield
Salary
up to £28,600
Posted
12 Dec 2017
Closes
05 Jan 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

The Amy Winehouse Foundation ‘Resilience Programme’, is a drug and alcohol education and awareness programme delivered in secondary schools across England in partnership with Addaction.

This unique programme works with volunteers in recovery to deliver life experience share sessions and resilience classroom workshops focusing on peer pressure, self-esteem and risky behaviour.

Addaction works with teachers and students to provide therapeutic support to any student that requires a structured treatment intervention.

The Amy Winehouse Foundation is recruiting a Volunteer Co-ordinator to deliver life experience share sessions to teachers, parents and students and classroom workshops on self esteem, peer pressure and risky behaviour and to recruit and manage volunteers in abstinent recovery to assist in the delivery of these Resilience Programme sessions.

We are looking for a talented and motivated individual who shares our passion for working with young people and for working with people in recovery.

You should be in abstinent recovery, ideally having completed a structured recovery programme <and possess excellent communication, organisation and presentation skills and be IT literate with competency in Microsoft Office and Excel.

The role will be full time for 35 hours per week. Contract - 18 months

Whilst relevant volunteer management qualifications would be seen as beneficial we also offer relevant VRQ Level 5 training for this role.

To apply for this role please submit your CV with a covering letter explaining why you feel you may be suitable, either by e-mail to resilience@amywinehousefoundation.org or write to Amy Winehouse Foundation, HR Dept, PO Box 70116, London N12 2DW

Amy Winehouse Foundation is a charity registered in England and Wales no: 1143740

Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund