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Resilience Programme Volunteer Co-ordinator

Salary/Rate:
up to £16,000
Organisation:
Amy Winehouse Foundation
Location:
Havering
Details:
Salary:    Up to £16,000 per annum
Type:    Part-time, 25 hours per week
Date published: 16/12/2014
Closing date:  05/01/2015

Creating fantastic job opportunities for people in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction, The Amy Winehouse Foundation has launched its Resilience Programme, a drug and alcohol education and awareness programme delivered in secondary schools across England in partnership with Addaction.

This unique programme works with volunteers in recovery to deliver life experience share sessions and resilience classroom workshops focusing on peer pressure, self-esteem and risky behaviour.

Addaction works with teachers and students to provide therapeutic support to any student that requires a structured treatment intervention. The Amy Winehouse Foundation is recruiting a Volunteer Co-ordinator to deliver life experience share sessions to teachers, parents and students and classroom workshops on self esteem, peer pressure and risky behaviour and to recruit and manage volunteers in abstinent recovery to assist in the delivery of these Resilience Programme sessions.

We are looking for a talented and motivated individual who shares our passion for working with young people and for working with people in recovery.

You should be in abstinent recovery, ideally having completed a structured recovery programme and possess excellent communication, organisation and presentation skills and be IT literate with competency in Microsoft Office and Excel.

The role will be part time for the first 12 months at 25 hours per week, increasing to full time hours in year 2 onwards, at £25k per annum.

Whilst relevant volunteer management qualifications would be seen as beneficial we also offer relevant VRQ Level 5 training for this role.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this role please submit your CV with a covering letter explaining why you feel you may be suitable, either by e-mail to resilience@amywinehousefoundation.org or write to Amy Winehouse Foundation, HR Dept, PO Box 70116, London N12 2DW

Closing Date:
5th January 2015

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