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As a brand new charity in Barnet, Unitas Youth Zone offers a chance to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people. If you have the energy, drive and enthusiasm to be part of this exciting work coupled with the skills that our roles require, please apply TODAY.

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Volunteer Recruitment & Staff Training Manager


A unique opportunity for an experienced Volunteer Recruitment and Staff Training Manager to lead on the volunteer recruitment and training strategy at Barnet Youth Zone, a brand-new charity with a state-of-the-art building offering a wide range of activities and targeted services for young people.

Unitas Youth Zone is a state-of-the-art £6.5m facility currently under construction in Barnet and is due to open in  . Attracting young people from across the borough and beyond through its fantastic facilities, the Youth Zone is a registered charity and will provide positive activities and practical support, with the aim of enabling young people to make constructive use of their leisure time and raise their aspirations. This is a brand-new role offering the opportunity to be involved in shaping a high-quality team of staff and volunteers to help shape the future of the Youth Zone.

The Role

The Volunteer Recruitment and Staff Training Manager will hold overall responsibility for the volunteer strategy and management of all volunteers. This will include recruiting, training and supporting a sizeable pool of volunteers to work alongside qualified staff across the different sections of the Youth Zone and on other projects. They will also support the Youth Work Manager to develop and deliver CPD and training for sessional youth workers and staff to enable the delivery of quality youth sessions in line with operating principles and recognised youth work values and competencies.

The Person

  • You will have substantial experience of recruiting, managing and motivating volunteers
  • You will demonstrate a positive, ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to enthuse and inspire your team.
  • You will have hands on experience of training design and delivery and be able to work well under pressure, underpinned with a relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills and a knowledge and awareness of issues affecting young people are essential in order to be successful in this role. This is truly a fantastic opportunity to be part of the brand new senior management team of the Youth Zone, helping to create a long-lasting legacy for young people in the area!

The strength of the OnSide Network of Youth Zone is the diversity of its people, we place huge value on different people doing things in different ways and we welcome applications from what might be considered non-traditional backgrounds. The one thing we all have in common is our desire to raise the aspirations of young people across the country. In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires a standard DBS check.

For information regarding how OnSide Youth Zones processes your data, please click here: https://www.onsideyouthzones.org/applicant-privacy/

Interview day:                                     20th August 2018

TO READ THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Application Process

Please send your CV to vanessa.hutchinson@onsideyouthzones.org, together with a one page covering letter setting out your reasons for applying for this position.  In addition, please provide the following information:

  1. Details of your current or most recent remuneration package and notice period;
  2. If you have at any time been convicted of a criminal offence, please provide the details in strict confidence.
  3. Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed);
  4. Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.Please note – CV’s without cover letters will not be accepted.

Business Operations Manager


A unique opportunity for an experienced Business Operations Manager to establish and run the office and administrative function and be the secretariat for the Board of Trustees for the Barnet Youth Zone, a new charity with a state-of-the-art building offering a wide range of activities and targeted services for young people.

Unitas Youth Zone is a state-of-the-art £6.5m facility currently under construction in Barnet and is due to open in  . Attracting young people from across the borough and beyond through its fantastic facilities, the Youth Zone is a registered charity and will provide positive activities and practical support, with the aim of enabling young people to make constructive use of their leisure time and raise their aspirations. This brand-new role   offers the opportunity to be involved in shaping the day to day running of the Youth Zone for the benefit of the young people of Barnet and surrounding areas.

The Role

The Business Operations Manager will have responsibility for setting up and running the support function for the Youth Zone in addition to having overall management responsibility of the office and HR related matters. This is a challenging but also exciting and rewarding position at the centre of the organisation.

The Person

  • You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to effectively manage office systems and administrative staff and volunteers
  • You will have substantial experience in office management in addition to a sound working knowledge of basic HR/personnel principles, policies and procedures, and be able to proactively advise line managers and implement HR best practice
  • You will be experienced and comfortable with producing basic monthly payroll and financial data
  • With an ability to establish a rapport and communicate effectively with internal and stakeholders, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • As an organised and IT literate person, you will be self-motivated, tenacious and able to work under pressure and to multiple deadlines. This is truly a fantastic opportunity to be part of the brand new senior management team of the Youth Zone, helping to create a long-lasting legacy for young people in the area!

The strength of the OnSide Network of Youth Zone is the diversity of its people, we place huge value on different people doing things in different ways and we welcome applications from what might be considered non-traditional backgrounds. The one thing we all have in common is our desire to raise the aspirations of young people across the country.

In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires a standard DBS check. For information regarding how OnSide youth Zones processes your data, please click here: https://www.onsideyouthzones.org/applicant-privacy/

Interview day: 20th August 2018

TO READ THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Application Process

Please send your CV to vanessa.hutchinson@onsideyouthzones.org, together with a one page covering letter setting out your reasons for applying for this positionIn addition, please ensurethat you provide the following information:

  1. Details of your current or most recent remuneration package and notice period;
  2. If you have at any time been convicted of a criminal offence, please provide the details in strict confidence.
  3. Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed);
  4. Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.Please note – CV’s without cover letters will not be accepted.
SALARY Up to £30,000 (dependent on experience)
CONTRACT 40 hours per week

There aren’t currently any part time vacancies available at the Youth Zone, but keep checking back! Contact us if you’d like to know more…