Stroud District Council have an established youth participation service, which has been developed over the last 20 years and is unique to Gloucestershire.
Comprising of 9 locality based youth forum groups and a district youth council made up of both geographical and demographical representation from the aforementioned youth forums and local secondary schools. This model designated as our youth voice vehicle, enables a unique tailor-made approach to youth participation in a rural district to be successful.
We are seeking people with energy, passion and commitment to working with young people and their communities to help bring about change in them, the services they receive and their communities. You will be responsible for facilitating young people’s active involvement to enable them to be youth voice representatives through voluntary engagement. You will be organised and motivated whilst understanding the importance of working with other partners and agencies.
Among other attributes, the Youth Work Support Officer(s) will have:
- Experience of working with young people in a variety of settings
- A positive and friendly approach to working with young people and communities
- The ability to be fun and creative in your approach to facilitating young people’s active participation in projects and campaigns led by them
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Stroud District Council’s vision is leading a community that is making Stroud District a better place to live, work and visit for everyone. You will be based at Ebley Mill, a historic mill building within an area of outstanding natural beauty. However, your work will also take you into historic market towns and rural villages within the district who have their own unique features and rewards. Working for us you will enjoy a range of benefits including access to free parking, generous holidays, access to the pension scheme, discounted gym memberships and family friendly policies which have been designed with employees in mind! More information about our benefits can be found here.
For an informal discussion, contact Steve Miles on 01453 754504 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For an application form and how to apply, please visit http://www.stroud.gov.uk/jobs