The deadline for students wanting to apply for one of the four Youth Leadership Mentor positions with VANEL’s IGNITE programme is Friday 30th June 2017 (this week). See below for full details.
The role of Youth Leadership Mentor is open to university students who will be starting the third year of their undergraduate degree this September. This is a paid position requiring 15 hours a week starting from September 2017. We do understand that the final year of any degree-level course is a hectic time, and so these hours are flexible to fit around your studies.
IGNITE is VANEL’s newest Big Lottery Funded ‘Reaching Communities’ Youth Leadership programme. The IGNITE team work with young people aged 16 – 30 and support them as they take the lead on projects, campaigns and events that benefit their community. In addition to encouraging young people to take active roles on social action projects, the team encourage and can assist young people in finding more general volunteer opportunities. This could be to enhance their CV, gain a place at university, or to simply give something back to their community. As a Youth Leadership Mentor with IGNITE, you will play a vital role in helping to support and develop the skills and confidence of young people in our community. For more information about the role, including the job advert, job description, and to complete the application form, click here.
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The closing date for submitting your application is 30th June 2017.