Home-based (including frequent travel across the UK and regular (weekly or fortnightly) work from our Head office in Royston, Hertfordshire)
Grit is a small and tight-knit organisation – this post is all about working collaboratively with every member of the staff team to ensure our extraordinary programmes are delivered effectively and successfully.
We’re a leading youth sector organisation that enables young people and adults to flourish and supports them to change how they think and radically alter their life outcomes.
We’re now looking for a Programme Co-ordinator to join us on a full-time basis.
- Salary of £23,000 - £28,000 dependant on experience
- Pension scheme (up to 7%)
- 25 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays
- Work related travel expenses
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented project co-ordinator to step up and advance their career with our organisation and contribute to our success.
You will play an active role in our fantastic projects and programmes from day one and grow your experience and skill-set whilst making a difference to the lives of the young people we support.
As a Programme Co-ordinator, you will work collaboratively with all staff members and co-ordinate high-quality projects for young people.
You will organise, liaise with, and monitor our clients, volunteer coaches and the young people we work with, keeping track of details, arrangements and agreements, ensuring everyone involved can make their contribution.
Working across six key areas, you will be involved in the co-ordination of programme delivery, volunteer co-ordination, relationship development and management, monitoring, reporting and evaluation, development and diary management.
To join us as a Programme Co-ordinator, you will need:
- Experience of project co-ordination, working to timescales and achieving outcomes and/or outputs
- Experience of building and/or maintaining relationships with clients
- Experience and/or knowledge of working in the voluntary sector
- To be proficient in Microsoft Office
- A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle
Being qualified to at least NVQ level 3 equivalent or above is desirable but not essential with the right experience.
Experience of working with volunteers would be beneficial to your application. Experience of working with young people in challenging situations would also be an advantage.
The closing date for applications is the 28th of June 2021.
An assessment activity, to be attended by all shortlisted candidates, will take place on the 5th of July 2021.
Interviews will be scheduled for the 14th of July 2021 (venue tbc)
Other organisations may call this role Charity Programme Co-ordinator, Project Co-ordinator, Project Officer, Programme Officer, Outreach Programme Officer, or Charity Programme Officer.
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours a week (with some weekend and late-night working).
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