Peer Education Assistant

13 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
This is a brilliant opportunity to be at the forefront of Girlguidings' award-winning peer education programme. In peer education, Girlguiding members aged 14-25 are trained to deliver innovative and fun workshops on topics like body confidence and mental well-being/resilience to girls aged 8-25. The Peer Education Programme Assistant will be responsible for administering the programme, running training events, providing excellent customer service and working on projects under the direction of the Peer Education Programme Coordinator. This role will be part of a small, two-person team based at Girlguiding's Head Quarters in London, which runs the programme nationally. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational, communication and relationship-building skills. They will also have experience in administration and be confident in improving existing systems and processes. They'll be passionate about supporting young people to talk about issues which really impact their lives. Attention to detail and excellent time management are essential to this role. Girlguiding values the differences that a diverse workforce brings and is committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Girlguiding is proud to be part of the Stonewall Diversity Champions programme, a member of the Business Disability Forum, and a member of Time to Change - improving attitudes towards mental health. While Girlguiding's young members may be female only, our staff team is mixed gender. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability (physical or mental), gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex, and sexual orientation.