Development Worker (Northern Area)
Development Worker, Northern Area
£24,000 gross per annum
MSSC (Marine Society and Sea Cadets) is a friendly and focused place to work. As the parent charity for two dynamic, nautical and seafaring organisations we aim to be the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning. We are the governing body of the Sea Cadets, which gives 14,000 young people a great head start in life through nautical adventure based on the customs and traditions of the Royal Navy, and Marine Society which supports the personal and professional development of seafarers where ever they are in the world.
We are currently seeking to appoint a Development Worker to support the delivery of new Sea Cadet Units and the development of existing Units in priority areas of , Northern England and to ensure local delivery is achieved against key targets. You will work closely with other delivery partners and with MSSC local staff, volunteers and young people to:
- Recruit and help develop new adult volunteers;
- Recruit more young people to participate in our activities;
- Provide ‘on the ground’ support to help units develop capability and capacity for the longer term
- Co-ordinate and run externally funded projects
- Set up new Sea Cadet units in local priority areas;
- Co-ordinate PR across units in Scotland to maximise the Sea Cadets’ profile;
This is an exciting and rewarding role, partly funded by external partners of MSSC who are committed to widening young people’s opportunities to take part in challenging and developmental activities. The role presents a real opportunity to make a difference, particularly in areas of high deprivation.
Candidates will need to demonstrate experience of recruiting volunteers, strong interpersonal and project management skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of stakeholders. A flexible approach to work and working patterns is also a must.
Applications should consist of a completed application form, and the completed equal opportunities monitoring form, both available from the website.
Please email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org . Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to Zivile Tervydyte, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.
Closing date for applications: Midday, 26 March 2018