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Young Refugee Project Coordinator

British Red Cross

Young Refugee Project Coordinator
£9,741 Per Annum based on 14 hours per week (Late Tuesday working is required)

Could you coordinate the activities of a youth project which provides group support and 121 casework to young asylum seekers and refugees? You will be making a tangible difference within the Cambridgeshire community and enabling us to achieve our mission of supporting people in crisis.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Coordinator to join our Refugee Support and Restoring Family Links (RSRFL) team. We are a small team all connected by the common goal of helping people who have been displaced because of their migration status.

Your focus will be on coordinating our Group Work project for refugees and asylum seeking young people aged 16-24 based in Peterborough and the surrounding areas. You will oversee developing, coordinating and delivering the project and will undertake a range of duties designed to develop, maintain and promote our service.

You will be a highly organised, creative individual. If you enjoy coming up with new ideas and working in a person-centred environment, we’d love to hear from you!

A day in the life of a Young Refugee Project Coordinator will involve:

You’ll plan and facilitate the weekly activity sessions and trips with the aim of building life skills, improving confidence, aid personal and social development, enable young refugees to meet other young people and improve their English language skills.

From the group work sessions and engagement with young people, you will become aware of individual needs that need to be addressed to help young people develop. As a result, this post will undertake a small amount of casework, delivered on a 121 basis, to help these young people access the relevant services and advice that they need.

To be a successful Young Refugee Project Coordinator, you will have?

Experience of supporting or working with young people?
An understanding of issues relating to asylum seekers and refugees, including young asylum seekers and refugees?
Team player attributes and a great communicator will the skills to communicate effectively in group settings?
You must be able to work late Tuesday afternoon/evenings as this is when your group sessions will take place.
The ability to support, manage and develop volunteers (previous experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage)?
Great time management skills and are able to plan, prioritise and monitor your own and others’ workload?

In return for your dedication and expertise, you’ll get:

Holidays: 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning.
Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform.
Wellbeing Assistance: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
Team Working: Champion our mission in a collaborative team.
Cycle2Work: Lease a bicycle through the scheme.
Season ticket loan: Interest-free loan for commuting expenses.

At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain dedicated to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the assistance of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.

How to apply


Deadline: 8 Feb 2024

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