About us Work for us Youth Social Action Project Worker We are recruiting for a Youth Social Action Project Worker! Do you have the ability to inspire and engage young people? Are you interested in supporting young people to achieve their full potential?Can you make a positive difference to the lives of young people in Newham? We currently have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, creative and outgoing individual to join our vibrant Youth Service and help support young people in their personal and social development. 1 x Youth Social Action Project Worker (up to 60 hours, to be worked flexibly, mostly weekends and school holidays) – fixed term from October to January 2019. To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have a sense of adventure and willingness to try new things, linked with the ability to relate and engage with young people through community social action and volunteering. The aim of this post is to support teams of young people to design, develop and implement a series of social action projects, including campaigns, sponsorship events and volunteering days. Our Youth Service helps young people learn about themselves, others and society, through informal educational and a wide range of positive activities, which in most cases combine enjoyment, challenge and learning. It can be challenging work at times but very rewarding! It is an exciting time to join us as we look to expand and grow our service. We are a relatively small service but with big ideas and are ambitious for the young people of Newham. If you think you can make a positive difference to the lives of young people, then we would love to hear from you. Please complete an Application Form detailing how you meet the Job Description and Personal Specification. Closing date for applicationsFriday 21 September, at 9am. Please email applications to [email protected]. Interview Date: Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 24 September 2018. Contact InformationFor an informal discussion about this position, please contact Darius-Delali Baird,Youth Service Coordinator on [email protected]or call 020 8471 6954. Additional Information:An Enhanced DBS Check will be required for these posts. Further information will be provided to the successful candidate. The Renewal Programme is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.