Youth Programme Coordinator

at Second Tree
Published October 20, 2023
Location Loannina, Greece
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


We are looking to recruit a Youth Programme Coordinator, for a minimum commitment of 6 months, to manage our Youth Programme. The Youth Programme works with young refugees and asylum seekers in the Epirus region of Northern Greece, providing them with a sense of community and experiences that they wouldn’t otherwise receive!

In this role, you would be coordinating the daily planning and delivery of activities for young refugees in the sites in which we're operating in the Epirus region of Northern Greece.

The programme usually consists of English classes, thematic and social and emotional learning workshops and excursions. The programme engages children between the ages of 8 and 16.

Your role would include:

Coordinating, delegating, and managing a team of 2-5 volunteers in the daily operations of the Youth Programme
Developing the current programme in coordination with the Education Manager and Youth Programme team members
Assessing the impact and effectiveness of the programme in line with its objectives
Planning and delivering effective educational and outdoor activities, within a theme-based curriculum
Directly supervising and supporting team members, providing feedback to ensure the quality of the programme remains high
Delivering effective inductions to transfer key skills/knowledge to team members
Training new team members in appropriate behavioural management techniques

You should be able to:

Oversee the delivery of programme activities and the completion of vital administrative and logistical tasks
Be accountable and efficient, making sure that your tasks are completed in the agreed time frame
Prioritise and delegate tasks effectively
Be honest and transparent; be able to give and receive feedback in the most straightforward way
Care for people: the interests of the people we work with should always be your first concern
Manage individuals effectively to create a positive team environment in which shared problem solving is encouraged
Communicate in English, both written and orally
Learn quickly, managing a wide-ranging and intense workload

Please send the following to Giovanni Fontana

Your CV
Your cover letter
Copy of your qualifications (If applicable)
In your mail, please:

Put “Youth Programme Coordinator” as the subject line
Specify the dates you would be available to volunteer (starting date and length)
At the end of the email, copy-paste the link of the ad you are responding to

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