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Sessional Youth Workers

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives.

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart.  We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact.  Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. 

Sessional Youth Workers, Groundwork Cambridgeshire / Luton & Bedfordshire

We are also looking for bank youth staff able to work evenings, holidays and potentially for schools engagement.

Term: part-time (approximately 3 hours per week but this is flexible)
Salary: from £9.50 per hour
Locations: Central Bedfordshire: posts based at Toddington, Sandy, Biggleswade, Arlesey, Potton, Houghton Regis, Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable.
Cambridgeshire: posts based at Melbourn.

The youth team work alongside Trust staff to engage young people in positive and educational projects within youth clubs, schools and detached programmes.  A sessional youth worker will assist in the delivery of youth sessions within a formal youth centre setting delivering an innovative, high quality range of activities and support to young people, with lead sessional youth workers taking on more responsibility for planning and development.

Applicants must have:

  • Prior experience working with young people
  • Effective communication and social skills with people at all levels
  • An ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Flexibility – to adapt to changing circumstances
  • An understanding and interest in current community and environmental issues

For an informal chat or to apply, please contact Diana Hedley on 07736 132295 or email diana.hedley@groundwork.org.uk for Bedfordshire positions or Lisa Steeples on 07702 941440  or lisa.steeples@groundwork.org.uk for positions in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire.

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