Youth Engagement Officer

Employment
Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Hours: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 13 December, 2021 - 17:00
Based: 
Home-based
Fixed Salary
£22,500
Pro Rata
Employer: 
US

US is a North East based charity supporting young people aged between 12 and 25 to get involved in sport and exercise to improve their mental health.

The new post of Youth Engagement Officer will engage with young people aged 12 to 25 to:

  1. facilitate their progress in activities with US,  and to measure the impact of our programmes.
  2. listen to young people’s views about mental illness, the accessibility of physical exercise and the impact and importance of exercise.
  3. facilitate an informed and enlightened understanding of mental illness and the steps individuals can take to improve both their own and their peers’ mental health.
  4. engage young people in the development, direction and management of US, including the establishment of a Youth Advisory Board

This is a 0.5 FTE fixed-term post for 12 months. Some after-school, evening, weekend, and school holiday working will be required.

For an application pack please email suzanne@usactive.org.uk.

Application deadline is 5PM, Monday 13th December 2021