Join the Team: Youth and Sports Services Coordinator


This is an exciting opportunity to join North London’s vibrant Muslim Community and Educational Centre which was formed in 1995 and is a registered charity organisation. Since its formation, the MCEC has
brought together Muslims of various ethnicities and has been at the forefront of Islamic education and services.  We have more recently, been increasing our services to the youth and create more activities that
promote health and well being, This role will appeal to you if you have experience of running youth and community projects, have an inspiring personality and want to join an organisation that is full of energy
and interesting opportunities.

Overall purpose of role:

To take the lead in building MCEC’s youth development function through various community and educational activities, developing campaign strategies and plans, organising events and other campaign activities, building partnerships and increasing MCEC’s public and media profile.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop current and new youth activities and campaigns and be responsible for organising and
    running the events, workshops, projects, publicity opportunities etc. To find new ways to promote
    activities that promote health and wellbeing to the wider community. (Note: Youth sessions currently run
    every Monday evenings, alternate Friday evenings and every Saturday. There would be the expectation that monthly
    workshops and trips would be introduced)

  • Develop strategies to engage with the youth in the community and encourage participation in MCEC
    Youth Activities.

  • Identify new and manage existing activities that promote the health and well-being of our users,
    including managing the current cycle and football clubs.

  • Actively recruit, manage and mentor volunteers to support delivery of projects in line with MCEC’s
    policies and procedures

  • Actively build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders including community groups,
    schools, mosques, scholars and individual community members

  • Take the lead in developing materials (online and print) for campaigns including regular updates for
    MCEC’s website, e-newsletters, blogs, leaflets, reports, briefings etc.

  • Develop and coordinate social media activities to increase MCEC’s profile and attract new supporters
    including updating the MCEC’s Facebook page and Twitter account with regular and relevant posts.
    Actively seek media coverage for campaigns and projects

  • Adhere to MCECs financial procedures and establish an efficient record keeping and
    expenditure monitoring process.

  • Establish and maintain appropriate campaign / project monitoring and evaluation systems to
    measure operational achievements against intended outcomes  

  • Ensure sufficient and timely flow of management and operation information to MCEC management
    according to established reporting standards

  • Represent MCEC externally at meetings, events and in the media in conjunction with the Centre Director as needed

  • Ensure close working relationships with other MCEC staff and board members to identify potential
    areas for improvement, PR and/or new funding opportunities

  • Any other reasonable duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post

Note: MCEC will arrange to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (formerly known as a CRB check) on all staff.

TO APPLY: Please send a letter of application detailing how you meet the person specification PLUS your CV to [email protected] (Closing date: Midnight, 15th November 2015)

More information is available here.

 

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