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Project Worker – Young Person’s Voice

We are looking for an experienced Project Worker, who can manage this hybrid role of delivering our One to One and Open Access services, as well as taking lead responsibility for the following exciting new opportunity supported by The Listening Fund.

The Young People’s Voice Project Worker will be responsible for strengthening and deepening our established methods of listening to young people and involving them in our work. We hope the work will:

· enhance partnerships with relevant organisations and groups of young people

· explore the possibility of increased connections in the future between The Junction Youth Advisors and our Board of Trustees

· support young people in contributing to The Junction’s commitment to sharing our learning and influencing practice

· strengthen partnerships with local schools using Youth Advisors’ knowledge and relationships

· embed quality listening in the more informal Junction services, replicating the quality experience of formal services

· create sustained avenues for capturing non service users’ voices

The successful candidate must be able to work two evenings a week, one of which must be a Thursday.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing Date: Friday 5th July 2019 at 12pm

Interviews to be held week beginning the 15th July 2019

Informal Enquiries to Mo Ford, Senior Project Worker on 0131 553 0570 or to info@the-junction.org


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Volunteering

Are you able to give your time, talent and experience to support a local charity?

Are you interested in the health and wellbeing of the young people of Leith and North East Edinburgh?

Has the Junction helped you, a member of your family or someone else you know?

Whatever your motivation…….BECOME A TRUSTEE

The Junction is looking for a number of talented and committed people to join their Board of Trustees starting early 2018.

Along with a willingness contribute to our evolving peer working model, the essential requirements are enthusiasm for, and commitment to deliver our Vision – for all young people to reach their full potential.

We are particularly interested, but not exclusively, in people with some of the following skills and experience or knowledge of:

No previous trustee experience is required, as support will be provided.

Estimated time commitment per annum:

WHO WE ARE

The Junction is an award winning young person’s health service for 12-21 year olds primarily in North East Edinburgh. We also support the development of health related work with young people throughout Edinburgh.

We offer access to a wide range of services, promoting health and wellbeing and providing young people with the skills to cope, enjoy life and reach their potential. We achieve this through education, information, and by providing a safe and welcoming environment with caring staff and volunteers who specialise in youth health.

JOIN NOW

People volunteer for different reasons but this can be an opportunity to have a new challenge, meet new people and develop your skills. We look forward to hearing from you and invite expressions of interest, in the first instance, by email info@the-junction.org or by phone, 0131 553 0570.