Part-time Mentoring Project Officer

Part-time Mentoring Project Officer

Website Queens Park Rangers Football Club

– Salary: £12,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
– Closing Date: 05/04/2019
– Job Role: Part-time Mentoring Project Officer

Reporting to the Youth and Communities Manager the role of Mentoring Project Officer will be to
assist with the co-ordination of the Prevent and Prosper project. Liaising with local schools and
partners to support the Prevent and Prosper project. Providing support and training for mentors and
young people, (including those who are not engaged in any kind of education, employment or
training).
The Mentoring Project Officer will contribute to development, support, management and
administration of the Prevent and Prosper Programme.
Key Responsibilities:
• Understanding and managing all elements of mentor recruitment from application,
arranging interview, training and ongoing support.
• Delivery of sessions in schools and community using a variety of sports.
• Managing all communication around matching volunteers and mentors.
• Administration and recording of volunteer and mentor activity, using VIEWS.
• Contacting, understanding and developing strong relationships with mentors to be able to
match them to appropriate young people.
• Conducting regular check-ins and support sessions for with mentors and volunteers.
• Contributing to the continuous monitoring and evaluation of the Prevent and Prosper
programme through- feedback questionnaires, verbal feedback, and mentor logs.
• Meeting specified KPIs to ensure the mentoring service is effective.
Skills
• Proven ability to communicate effectively, particularly by telephone.
• Working with a group session with young people
• Experience of delivering group activity
• Strong written communication skills.
• Customer-focused, with an ability to have conversations with young people from a range of
backgrounds.
• Excellent organisation, planning and prioritisation skills, with the ability to manage a diverse
workload.
• IT proficient in Microsoft word, emails, Excel and internet.
• Experience of recording notes with attention to detail.
Experience
• Experience of partnership working within youth justice/criminal justice or school referral fields.
(Essential)
• Experience of managing a referral based project. (Essential)
• Experience of partnership working. (Essential)
• Experience of working with and supporting volunteers. (Essential)
• Experience of working with vulnerable young people
• Experience of working towards empowering a client group you have had contact with.
(Desirable)
• Experience of providing support for disadvantaged young people. (Desirable)
• Experience of working with Statutory and Voluntary Sector organisations. (Desirable)
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS).

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