do something active health champions

YOUTH PROJECT WORKERS VACANCIES - DO SOMETHING ACTIVE

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Two part-time fixed-term posts) (Project Worker – Do Something Active)

Salary £21,682 p.a. pro-rata (14hrs/2 days per week) – based at our Belfast Office

 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS, a regional voluntary youth organisation, is seeking to appoint two part-time project workers, each for a fixed-term period of 8 months, for a health & well-being youth project entitled, Do Something Active.  The project must be completed by 31st March 2021.  The Project staff team will work initially Online and later from our Belfast Office at 22 Stockman’s Way, Musgrave Industrial Park.

Do Something Active is a youth-led health promotion project for girls & young women.  It will challenge perceptions of traditional gender norms in leadership. equip young female leaders with the skills and capacity to become peer educators in health & well-being programmes in youth clubs and local communities.   

The Project Workers will be important members of a project staff team working directly with 24 girls & young women in six community-based youth clubs & youth sports organisations across areas of disadvantage in Greater Belfast.   The post holders’ main areas of responsibility are engaging, coaching, mentoring and supporting six teams of young female leaders to become more physically active, resilient and health-aware.

Project workers will be tasked with organising delivery of online activity, sport and physical exercise and monitoring the progress and achievements of the young female leaders taking part as well as assisting them to organise health-related social action projects and information sessions on health, diet, nutrition, and exercise for young people and their families in participating youth clubs.

Salary £21,682 p.a. (pro-rata 2 days/14 hrs per week), Company Pension Scheme, 20 Days Annual Leave + Public & Bank Holidays (pro-rata) and Flexitime.

Completed applications forms must be received in the email Inbox of Boys & Girls Clubs by 5.00pm Tuesday 23rd June 2020.  For an Information Pack and Application Form please visit www.boysandgirlsclubs.net or email: post@boysandgirlsclubs.net.

 

Funded by Belfast Health Development Unit