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Programme Coordinator (Birmingham)

Job Description 

We are looking for an inspiring and motivated individual looking to make a tangible difference in the lives of young people from diverse and underrepresented communities. See the Job Pack for full details of the Job Description and the Competencies.


This Role

We run a range of programmes, dealing with issues such as leadership, the environment and youth unemployment. This role is being brought in to the organisation to support the exciting delivery of our Find Your Power programme in Birmingham. This is an exciting opportunity to work across two funded projects, including the launch of our programme supporting unaccompanied asylum seeking children in partnership with the Red Cross and Refugee Council.

Reporting to the Programme Manager in Birmingham, you will ensure that all Find Your Power programmes are set up correctly and all participants are supported through their journey with UpRising. This is a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic, values-driven organisation working to achieve lasting social change. A unique opportunity to work across the business, public and third sector to develop innovative ways of harnessing the potential of young people in Britain.


Key Competencies

  • Delivering or facilitating sessions for young people.
  • Recruiting and/or retaining young people for programmes, events (or similar).
  • Able to work in a fast moving environment with multiple deadlines.
  • Experience of planning, delivering and evaluating programmes and/or events.
  • Administration experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of social media and communicating messages professionally to both young people and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to engage and motivate others.
  • High-quality writing skills for the production of both internal and external documents; and to different audiences.
  • IT skills at a level that support information management on Excel and the utilisation of the Salesforce management system

For more information about the job, please see attached Job Pack

How to Apply

The role is based at in our Birmingham Office on 102 Colmore Row. This is a full-time time role offered on a continuing contract subject to funding. 

Details on how to apply can be found in the Job Pack, but you should send your CV and a Cover Letter (2 pages max) to the email address stated. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how you meet the competencies. In your Covering Letter you should highlight how you demonstrate two of these competencies in more detail, with the opportunity to demonstrate how you are working towards any competencies you feel you are lacking in. 

We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you onto our team!

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NCS Summer roles

NCS is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for sixteen and seventeen year olds to develop their confidence, learn new skills, make new friends and learn more about making a difference in their community.

The programme kicks off with a residential at an outdoor activity centre for five days, where young people test their limits through a range of fun activities and experience the freedom of being away from home with new friends. Young people will then spend five days at a University halls of residence, where they will live independently and develop a range of useful life skills. Participants then spend the next week in Tamworth or Lichfield. 


There are Five types of roles that we will be looking for people to fulfil. 

If you think you have the energy, commitment and passion to lead delivery of our programmes, then apply here!

Downalod Job Pack here - NCS Senior Team Leader

Download Job Pack here - NCS SEN Team Leader 

Download Job Pack here - NCS Team Leader 

Download Job Pack here - NCS Team Volunteer Mentor

If you are interested in any of the positions, please send CV and cover letter as we will be recruiting for Summer 2017 shortly. 


To apply for this role; 

Application is by CV and a covering letter, setting out how you meet the requirements of the post. The covering letter should include details of previous roles and where applicable your notice period. 

Please send your application to Quoting the correct position i.e.”NCS Team Assistant". Applications should include your notice period and one referee which we will only contact with your permission.

Note: Applications for all roles will be considered on a rolling basis, until we have recruited the required number of NCS staff for both programmes. We therefore encourage applicants to submit their application as soon as possible in light of this. 

We regret that we will only be able to reply and offer feedback to shortlisted applicants.