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Youth Engagement & Recruitment Manager- JLGB

  • Location: East London
  • Sector: Community
  • Salary: £27,000-£34,000 depending on experience
JLGB is a modern, thriving, innovative and award winning national youth organisation that is a model of professional youth work in the 21st century. Through a diverse range of experiences and activities the JLGB seeks to enrich the lives of young people through its local, regional and national framework. The JLGB provides positive activities within a fun, friendly, safe and structured environment that meets the religious and cultural needs of the Jewish community.

JLGB’s core activities include local weekly groups across the country alongside national events, residential camps and international tours. JLGB focus on the individual and aim to recognise and enhance every young person’s potential, building their character to develop their leadership, communication, organisation, initiative, resilience, confidence and creativity. Our local weekly groups have skilled up and empowered Jewish young people across the UK, giving them a wide range of new skills while honing their unique abilities to enable them to achieve in the future.

The core function of this role is to manage and drive a team of regional development coordinators and local field workers to deliver a measured project to widen participation in JLGB weekly activity groups, events and camps. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all recruitment targets and objectives are met to recruit young participants and adult volunteers to take part in and deliver local JLGB weekly activities. This role will support existing groups to expand and the establishment of new JLGB groups as part of a nationwide project aiming to provide enhanced opportunities to Jewish young people.

We are looking for an experienced individual with an enthusiastic and positive outlook to join the team who has a background in managing engagement and recruitment projects and a remote staff team. You will also be responsible for reporting progress back to our funders and therefore should have excellent document management and report writing abilities.

You will have responsibility for managing your own workload so will be proficient at working independently, meeting deadlines and reaching agreed target numbers. Working in partnership with our regional staff and volunteers you will be responsible for defining the scope of your work in each area to meet the overall project aims so you will possess a high degree of innovation and creativity.

This role will give you the challenge and opportunity to:
  • Expand the membership of existing weekly activity groups
  • Set up new weekly activity groups
  • Engage and train new adult volunteers
  • Support existing volunteers
  • Increase participation of Jewish young people across JLGB’s camps, events and tours
Based at JLGB HQ, in East London this is a full time position and for a one year period with the potential to be extended,
depending upon future funding. Due to the nature of this role, evening and weekend working will be required.
To see full details of the role and how to apply please visit https://www.jlgb.org/leaders-vacancies/40-permanent-roles/731-youth-engagement-recruitment-manager.