Vacancies at the National Youth Agency

We’re currently recruiting the following roles:

Project Coordinator – London

Peer Trainers – Leicester

Recruitment Coordinator – NCS NorthEast


Job title: Project Coordinator

Reporting To: Opportunities and Training Manager      

Location: London, Hoxton Square

Salary: Circa £24,000 per annum

Contracted Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31st December 2017

Closing date: Wednesday 5th April, 12 noon

Interview date: Thursday 13th April

Job Purpose:

NYA is proud to work in partnership with O2 to deliver their flagship youth programme Go Think Big which supports young people to develop a positive growth mindset to help them transition into the world of work. We place a strong focus on helping young people to develop the 21st century skills needed to get on, through work experience, campaigns, innovative partnerships and empowering young people to take a leadership role in using digital technology to drive positive social change. Since 2012, O2 youth programmes have helped over 1 million young people gain digital, enterprise and work skills.

The Project Coordinator role is important to the delivery of this programme, working closely with the Opportunities & Training Manager to support the delivery in line with O2’s visions and objectives. This role will encourage project applications from young people alongside Go Think Big campaigns which will focus on key themed areas, as well as engaging with key local authority relationships and also delivering directly to young people. This is an exciting opportunity to play a significant role and join a great team.

This role will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and is based in London.

If you are interested in this post please download the job description and complete the application form. Completed application forms should be returned to Veena Chauhan at no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 5 April



Job title: Peer Trainers (x 3 posts)

Reporting To: Project Manager 

Location: Eastgate House, Leicester

Salary: Circa £19,000 per annum

Contracted Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term contract until 30th March 2018

Closing date: Friday 31 March 2017, 12 noon

Interview date: Week commencing 10 April 2017

Job Purpose:

We’re looking for three enthusiastic and committed Peer Trainers to join our team, focused on delivering our exciting new Money Advice Service funded project, ‘My Money Now’.  The purpose of this project is to get a better understanding of how peer education improves the financial capability of 16-21 year olds who are entering the world of work. The Peer Trainers will be trained to run money skills sessions and be competent to deliver the financial education element of the project.

These roles are at the centre of the project, requiring enthusiastic team players vital in supporting the ‘My Money Now’ team to develop a dynamic, engaging and youth led project.

The successful candidates must be able to relate well to young people, have great communication and social skills and be a team player.  The role requires individuals who are comfortable delivering and facilitating training and workshops with young people. They must be passionate about wanting to work with young people and about making a difference in supporting an innovative programme in financial peer education. The post will suit enthusiastic, energetic, organised, and self-motivated individuals who are willing to work to develop an energetic and engaging project.

These posts are Leicester based and will require frequent travel across the country (expenses paid) when necessary with the ability to work away for short periods. You will be line managed by the My Money Now Project Manager.

We’re looking for 3 individuals who share our values and are excited about expanding their skill set, as well as making a positive impact on young people’s ability to manage their money.

These posts will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

If you are interested in this post please download the job description and complete the application form. Completed application forms should be returned to Priya Patel at no later than 12 noon on Friday 31 March 2017.









Recruitment Co-ordinator

Location:        North Tyneside

Contract:        Fixed term for duration of contract – initially June 2018

Hours:             37 hours per week

Salary:            Circa £22,000 per annum

Closing date: Sunday 9 April 2017

Are you confident, proactive and target-driven with a strong sales background and the passion to make a difference to the lives of young people in the North East? If so, our vibrant National Citizen Service (NCS) team could be right up your street.

A fast-paced and youth-led working environment will see you based in the Teesside or North Tyneside area with travel expected across the North East as you work on your own initiative as well as within our buzzing team to get teenagers involved in life-changing programmes. Expect varied and interesting workdays as you build key relationships and get out and about in schools, colleges and elsewhere to talk to young people about NCS.

Best of all, you will be helping young people to reach their potential by getting involved in the life-changing National Citizen Service (NCS) programme.

To apply please download a job description, the job advert and an application form.

Please note that you will need to complete an application form in full to be considered for this position. Completed application forms should be returned to or posted to HR, NCS Cobalt 3.1, Business Centre, Silver Fox Way, Cobalt Business Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE27 0QJ.