Youth Worker (Young Black Men Project)

Job title: Youth Worker (Young Black Men Project)
Location: Based in Brixton
Start date: Available to start in September
Days: 1 to 2 days a week
Salary: Pro Rata up to £36,400

Deadline: CV applications must be submitted by 5pm on Tuesday the 3rd of September.

Lambeth & Southwark Mind are embarking on an exciting 2 year project working with young black men in the local area. This is an exciting time to be part of this ambitious project and help shape and make an impact on young black men’s lives. With your support we are confident we can make a difference.

The successful applicant will be an experienced youth worker. You will work alongside the project lead to help deliver a two-year programme for young black men in the Lambeth & Southwark areas. You will have a passion for working with this group and have a track record with working with vulnerable young people. Working alongside the project lead you will also be reaching out to community organisations and building relationships with young black men to encourage engagement. Ideally you will have knowledge of the local Lambeth & Southwark community, grassroots organisations working with young black men and be plugged in or have knowledge of young black men’s networks.

Enthusiasm and experience of planning creative and sport activities will be an advantage. You will need to help plan, organise and help deliver workshops and meetings that encourage co-production. Some administrative experience will also be needed.

Essential skills

  • Experience of engaging and working with young black men
  • Ability to build a good rapport with young black men with from various backgrounds.
  • An understanding of mental health challenges faced by young black men.
  • Experience of organising and delivering creative and sporting activities for young people
  • Experience of co-producing with young people.
  • Some administrative experience

CV applications to be submitted by 5pm on Tuesday the 3rd of SeptemberFor further information please contact: 

Lambeth Office
If you would like to get in touch with a staff member, you can find their email address on our staff page, or you can call us on 0207 501 9203 and select the option of the person you would like to speak to.