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YAY! LGBTQ Youth Group - Lead Worker Vacancy

31st May 2011

LGBTQ Youth Cornwall
(known as YAY! Cornwall)
YAY! Cornwall is looking for a fantastic lead worker to run and develop our youth group for young lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning people aged between 13 and 25.
We need someone to work a minimum of 8 hours per month, planning and delivering at least one session on the first Saturday evening of the month in Truro. We have just received funding to run a second session each month which will take place at various locations across the county.
The allocated hours are flexible, allowing for you to spend time on admin and planning as and when suits you. You will need to be able to increase these hours as necessary. A full job description and person specification are attached.
We have a very committed team of trustees and an assistant worker in place, as well as an enthusiastic group of young people.
We are looking for someone with the skills, passion and drive to really develop the group and promote its existence within Cornwall, as well as line managing our assistant worker.
To Apply...
Please e-mail the following documents to:
A full CV
max 3 pages A4, including details of two referees who we will approach if you are the preferred candidate at interview.
A covering letter
max 2 pages A4, which fully addresses how you meet the person specification, below.
500 words in response to the following question:
How would you ensure that an LGBTQ group is accessible for all, and promotes a healthy and positive perception of being a young LGBTQ person in Cornwall today?
All applications should be received by mid-day on Monday 20th June 2011.
Interviews will be held in the w/c 27th June 2011.
If you would like more information, or to have an informal chat, please contact Kate (our chair of trustees) on 07916 803773