Job Title: Youth and Family Engagement Officer – Girls Allowed – 12 months
Location: Hope Community Centre, Wolverhampton
Grade: SCP 19 – 25 £19,488.00 – £23,281.00 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 30 hours per week
Responsible to: Manager of Hope Community Project
Hope Community Project is an independent registered Charity seeking out the most vulnerable and isolated members of the community in a disadvantaged are of Wolverhampton. The project aims to integrate and help build a successful multi-cultural community where the gifts of each individual are recognised and appreciated. It is strongly supported by a partnership between the Infant Jesus Sisters, Father Hudson’s Care and the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham.
‘Different species of trees produce different kinds of fruit. We must not look for cherries on a plum tree. So it is with people’
Nicolas Barre (founder of the Infant Jesus Sisters)
The Youth and Family Engagement worker will work closely with the team to support girls/young women aged 9 – 19 years and their parents/cares and families via a range of prevention and intervention activities, to build positive relationships in safe places to enable them to make positive choices or remove themselves from harm caused by gang activity.
The ‘Girls in Gangs’ project is a collaborative project led by Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council (WVSC), working across the City with other partner organisations of which Hope Community is one.