Project Leader Summer Scheme

Closing date: 
1 Jun 2017
The post holder will be responsible for the successful implementation and day to day running of Conway’s Summer Scheme for refugee children (6 -17 years of age). Period of work: 19 June to 18 August. Interviews: Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th of June.

The Summer Scheme is an education and integration project for refugee children and young people with a strong focus on English language development and educational support.

The Summer scheme will be coordinated and delivered by the project leader in conjunction with a team of volunteers and a teacher. The Scheme will focus on education in the morning and fun activities in the afternoon. There will also be visits to local sports and youth organisations, leisure centres, gyms, library, etc.

The aim of the scheme is to increase the participants’ level of education & English language ability and their knowledge of what’s available locally re sport activities, youth clubs, etc. to increase their confidence, feeling of belonging and building relationships with others.

This role requires excellent knowledge of West Belfast and its varied youth provisions, leadership skills, organisational and communication skills. It will involve managing and supporting a team of volunteers and collaborating with other agencies.

The successful candidate must be available to work for the full duration of the Scheme and must undergo an Enhanced Access NI Security Clearance before appointment can be confirmed.