Youth Worker (Internship)

Youth Worker (Internship)

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An exciting position has become available for a full-time Youth Worker (Internship) to join our team. The successful candidate will earn £18,722 per annum.
Your role will be to promote the personal, educational, creative, and social developments of young people, helping them reach their full potential. Helping to create a safe and supportive environment where young people learn and grow.
This role is funded by the Jack Petchey Foundation and includes enrolment in both the Jack Petchey mentoring programme and Internship development programme.


Role Requirements

  • Friendly, cheerful, positive and self-driven, able to work independently and as part of a Team
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to quickly establish positive relationships with young people and motivate them to participate in activities and events
  • Good organisational and administration skills
  • Understanding and appreciation of the importance of monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and enjoy multi-tasking in a busy environment
  • Able to understand safeguarding children and young people and how to maintain appropriate professional boundaries
  • A working understanding of equality and diversity with the ability to challenge discriminatory behaviour.
  • You will need to be able to start the internship 30 April 2021 at the latest


Role Responsibilities

  • Supporting Youth Groups, Outreach and detached work including the Youth Club and Youth Café
  • Developing, planning and delivering informal education programme and activities within the Youth Group settings. For example, delivering and reviewing lessons/activities, completing curriculum templates for sessions.
  • Welcoming young people to Group Sessions and activities, ensuring everything is running smoothly and supporting young people to engage with the activities and learning.
  • Helping to create a safe environment for young people to learn.
  • Ensuring safeguarding policies and procedures are followed and that the safeguarding of young people is paramount
  • Having conversations with young people, identifying issues affecting them and how their needs can be met and supporting young people to break down barriers to learning.
  • Mentoring, coaching and supporting individuals, encouraging young people to develop their self-awareness, independence and individuality
  • Identifying where targeted youth support is needed and facilitate referrals and connections.
  • Helping ensure that all evidence of work with young people is properly documented, evaluated and reported
  • Keeping registers, writing evaluation reports and case studies
  • Staying informed on legislation, local and national issues, and best practice in youth work
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with company policies on Health and Safety, Child Protection and Data Protection, and with relevant legislation
  • Supporting a team of volunteers and apprentice youth worker
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post



Canvey Island Youth Project (Yellow Door)  is a small independent charity providing a range of services for young people age 11 to 25.  Their focus is on young people’s health and well-being providing services such as advice, information, counselling, outreach, sports activities, drama group, youth café, job club, food bank, drug and alcohol education and youth club.


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