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The British Red Cross helps vulnerable people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.
In this new and exciting post you will be responsible for developing and co-ordinating a range of humanitarian educational programmes, awards and resources that explore humanitarian topics with children and young people. The aim of the role is to develop a service which builds a humanitarian generation through formal, non-formal and informal educational activities across the Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex Area. The post holder will also be responsible for recruiting, training, managing and developing teams of volunteer humanitarian educators to deliver these programmes.
We are looking for someone who enjoys new challenges and has experience of working with children and young people. Skills and experience required include working with volunteers, educational resource development, IT, organisation and communication skills.
In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package including 28 days’ annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays per annum, contributory pension scheme, discounted healthcare plan membership, interest free season ticket loan and childcare voucher scheme.
Please apply online: www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Jobs and enter reference SE51323. If you are unable to apply online, please contact Kimberley Cole on 0844 412 2830 or KCole@redcross.org.uk Please note that an application form must be completed via our website, and that CVs alone will not be accepted.
Closing date for receipt of applications: Midnight, Sunday 2 September 2012
Interviews will be held on Monday 10 September 2012
*We also have a Humanitarian Education Co-ordinator - Maternity Cover vacancy at a higher grade that will run from October 2012 to November 2013. This role offers a salary of £22,497 including £3,278 Inner London Weighting pro rata (£17,997 including £2,622) per annum for 28 hours per week. Please see reference number SE47494 on our website for more information.
We also need volunteers. See redcross.org.uk/volunteering
As part of the recruitment and selection process the Red Cross undertakes CRB checking of all individuals who have regular contact with children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience. The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
HOURS: 21 hours per week