Working Hours: Flexible – Part time (very occasional weekends)  
Location:  London
Remuneration:  [TBC] (Pro-rata)  
Reporting:  Chair, Board of Trustees
Closing date: [TBC]    

We are recruiting: Outreach Worker / Coordinator

BACKGROUND

The Daneford Trust is a grassroots youth and community registered charity based in East London. We provide young people with opportunities to volunteer overseas and support them to set up community links between London, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. Since 1982 we have supported over 8,000 young people between the ages 11-30, to engage in life-changing projects which allow them to learn from each other and gain understanding of diverse cultures and communities.

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and capable Outreach Worker / Coordinator to join our team as we embark on our next period of growth and development. The new team member will be responsible for marketing the Daneford Trust and the opportunities available through the trust to youth-based organisations across London and directly with young people.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish relationships with local organisations to explain the work of the Trust
  • Attending relevant events, running stalls and delivering presentations
  • Developing and delivering workshops in schools and communities
  • Establish and implement a marketing outreach strategy via social media
  • Proactively Identifying and reaching out to potential partners
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with organisations e.g. schools, youth clubs
  • Reaching out to alumni where necessary for support
  • Provide administrative support, monitoring and evaluation to projects, ensuring we are demonstrating our impact

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Ability to motivate and inspire others – including potential partners and volunteers
  • Experience working with and presenting to young people
  • Experience using social media professionally to engage with young people

TO APPLY PLEASE SEND YOUR CV AND COVER LETTER TO: INFO@DANEFORDTRUST.ORG.UK