Parent Engagement Ambassadors

Salary: £10 per hour + agreed commission bonus

Reports to: Youth Engagement & Recruitment Team

Location: Home-based, working within target region

Flexible working, 3-10 hours per week

Thanks to recent government funding through Youth United, JLGB is excited to be able to expand our weekly local group in your local area. Throughout the project, including the parents of JLGB members in the journey will be very important, being the key to engaging more young people in JLGB activities.

JLGB are seeking to employ Parent Engagement Ambassadors to reach out to parents to encourage their children to be involved in the weekly activities provided by JLGB in their local community.

Key to this project are great local influencers to help grow JLGB weekly group numbers across their communities. From engaging with a network of parents, to teachers, rabbis and other community leaders, Parent Engagement Ambassadors will be confident in identifying, targeting and communicating with potential new group members.

Key roles include:

-        Telephoning parents of potential new of members from gained expressions of interest

-        Following up with parents of potential new JLGB members as they start to join

-        Identifying, and targeting new families and community stakeholders to engage with

-        Positively promoting the local work of JLGB

-        Recording results online through the JLGB Customer Relations Management system

-        Sharing key posts on all social media platforms across community, school and related groups

Person Specification:

-        Confidence and clarity in telephone communication

-        Good computer skills including online database management and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

-        Knowledge and awareness of local Jewish community

-        Knowledge and understanding of local JLGB activities (desired)

-        Driven by targets and results with a focus on achieving maximum numbers for the local JLGB group

-        Strong network of local parents, teacher and community leaders

Further Information

JLGB is a modern, thriving, innovative and award winning national youth organisation that is a model of professional youth work in the 21st century. Through a diverse range of experiences and activities the JLGB seeks to enrich the lives of young people through its local, regional and national framework. The JLGB provides positive activities within a fun, friendly, safe and structured environment that meets the religious and cultural needs of the Jewish community.

The chosen candidates will be hard-working, enthusiastic and reliable and will need to be sensitive to the needs of faith communities when working with JLGB’s young stakeholders and their families, and be respectful of their observance, dietary and practice needs.

To apply send a CV and short cover note outlining how you meet the person specification and your reasons for applying to vacancies@jlgb.org or call Lisa Collins, Parent and Community Engagement Coordinator, at JLGB HQ on 020 8989 8990.

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