Vacancies: Lead Mentors & Support Mentors with National Citizen Service/Catch 22

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National Citizen Service (NCS) and Catch 22 are recruiting 100 staff (approx.) to work across their programme this summer.

We are looking to recruit people who have experience of working with and safeguarding young people, facilitation and group work skills and a passion for inspiring and motivating young people to make a difference. You could be a classroom assistant or teacher, youth worker, a sports coach or outdoor instructor, a social worker or a student who is working towards these aims. If you are, then we want to hear from you! Successful candidates will have fun, develop professionally and personally and they will also access two days of free high quality training.

Over the summer months, Catch22 will be delivering the National Citizen Service programme across Merseyside. We will be engaging with over 1400 young people, between the ages of 15 – 17 (up to 24 with additional needs), supporting them to design and deliver their own social actions, which will make a positive contribution to the community/area where they live. Each of our young people will participate in teams of fifteen, who are supported by two staff, a lead and support mentor.

Lead Mentors

For a four week programme, two residential weeks and 60 hours in the community, a Lead Mentor could receive £1500 (approx.) During Week 1 transport/accommodation/meals will be provided and during Week 2 accommodation/meals will be provided.

Support Mentors

For a four week programme, two residential weeks and 60 hours in the community, a Support Mentor could receive £1350 (approx.) During Week 1 transport/accommodation/meals will be provided and during Week 2 accommodation/meals will be provided.

NCS – Programme Breakdown

The first week/phase of the programme is residential, at Dearne Valley Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster. You will be away for four nights and five days with your team of young people. This week aims to develop leadership, resilience, team and communication skills.

The second week/phase of the programme will also be a residential but this time based at a University in Merseyside. You will again be away for four nights and five days with your team of young people. This week you will be delivering set workshops aimed at raising awareness of community, who lives there and what are the challenges they face.

The third/fourth week of the programme will see the young people working out of a community hub, in the area where they live, where they will design and deliver a social action programme, which will make a difference to that community. These days will generally be 10am to 4pm.

The final phase of the programme will see all participants graduate at a large celebration event, where they will share all of their success and achievements.

Programme Dates

We have a variety of programme dates through the summer in Liverpool, Sefton & Wirral. All our programmes will run Monday to Friday. One wave (programme) will consist of four consecutive weeks with weekends off. Please see below for an overview of our start dates;

Wave Start Date Finish Date
1 24th June 2019 19th July 2019
2 1st July 2019 26th July 2019
3 8th July 2019 2nd August 2019
4 15th July 2019 9th August 2019
5 22nd July 2019 16th August 2019
6 29th July 2019 23rd August 2019
7 5th August 2019 23rd August 2019

Contact Details & Information

If you want to speak to one of our team, you can reach us at our office on 0151 546 5265 or you can email Jay on [email protected]

To apply, please click on www.catch-22.org.uk/ncs/jobs and search our local opportunities in Liverpool, Sefton & Wirral

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