Vacancies / Volunteers

CURRENT VACANCIES:

We have three new exciting vacancies on offer within our award winning Castle Youth project! 

1x Part Time Qualified Youth Worker with Sports Experience

2x Part Time Qualified Youth Workers

ARE YOU A QUALIFIED YOUTH WORKER?

We are currently looking for one part time qualified youth worker with sports experience and two part time qualified youth workers, to be part of a team that supports the Children and Young People Manager with delivery of youth and family related programmes delivered by the Castlehaven Community Association e.g. Castle Youth evening sessions. The popular Castle Youth project is based within the Haven, which is a purpose-built youth facility with dance and recording studios, a ‘cafe’ area and access to a flood lit sports facility in the heart of Camden Town.  The Castle Youth project deliver's a diverse range of services and activities for local young people aged between 11yr and 19yrs, these include creative & sporting activities, volunteering opportunities, transitions into employment and IAG support. 

This is an exciting opportunty for the right candidate/s to help shape our youth project into a destination for young people to feel safe, make friends,  increase their confidence and be encouraged to learn new things and help others. The role's will include supporting & maintaining quality assurance systems and ensuring the delivery of a diverse, engaging and exciting programme of activities & opportunities for young people.

You'll be Youth Work NVQ level 3 qualified (or working towards this youth work qualification). You’ll be passionate about and committed to the delivery of quality services to young people. You will come with previous experience of youth service delivery in a multi-cultural inner-city area. You will have experience and a clear understanding of what engages, excites and motivates young people.  You'll be multi skilled, confident and experienced in both one-to-one and group work.  You will have an energetic, engaging and positive can-do attitude. You’ll have experience in running varied and inclusive sessions. You’ll know how to deliver exciting opportunities for young people to enjoy, learn from and improve their skills. You will also be familiar with the use of social media as an engagement tool.

If this sounds like you and you have the required qualifications and experience, apply today and good luck! 

How to apply:

Please download the job description below:

Qualified Youth Worker with Sports experience x1 post

Qualified Youth Worker x2 posts

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting your experience and skills relevant to this position; please use the person specification as a guideline. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please send your CV & covering letter to lisa@castlehaven.org.uk

Closing Date for Applications:

Monday 27th August 2018 at Midnight.

If you have been shortlisted our Interviews will take place on:

Week commencing Monday 3rd Sept 2018

If you haven’t been shortlisted for an interview you will not hear further from us.

DATA PROTECTION - By applying for this role and sending your covering letter & CV you consent to CCA using and keeping information about you or by third parties, e.g. referees relating to your application or future employment. This information will be used solely in the recruitment process. For unsuccessful candidates the information will be destroyed within 6 months unless you have consented to extend this period.

 

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES:

Community Garden and Horticulture Hub Volunteers

Do you love the outdoors, green spaces and gardening? If so, we could do with your help, no experience nessesary:

We meet on Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. at Castlehaven Community Association, The Haven, 23 Castlehaven Road, London, NW1 8RU

All sessions are led by fully trained staff. We'll provide training, tools and equipment. And there'll also be free tea, coffee and biscuits. 

All you'll need to do is: wear suitable outdoor footwear and clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.  And just turn up! 

Please call us on 020 7485 3386 or email Paul Storan on paul.storan@castlehaven.org.uk


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