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Our current vacancies are shown below.

At the moment, all staff are home-based working remotely until further notice.
We will be moving to Union Street, SE1 later this year, at which point staff will operate a hybrid home/office working arrangement.

Youth Participation Officer (Internship)

Contract period: 12 months
Start date: 31 January 2022
Hours: 35 hours per week (5 days a week, 9am-5pm)
Salary: £19,747 per annum (London Living Wage)
Location: 169 Union Street, London, SE1 0LL (we operate hybrid home/office working arrangements)

Terms of appointment include: 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, pension scheme – 3% employer contribution, flexible working, and volunteering days.

The role of Youth Participation Officer (Internship) is made possible by the Jack Petchey Foundation. This Jack Petchey Intern programme is designed to give young people a flying start in the charity sector. It aims to support dynamic young individuals in their first step towards being the sector’s future leaders. The Mayor’s Fund for London is one of the beneficiary organisations of the internship programme. More information about the programme and the impact it has had so far can be found here.

The Youth Participation Officer (Internship) will help us ensure that young people’s views and experiences are embedded in all Mayor’s Fund for London programmes, both in terms of delivery and programme design.  There will be opportunities to develop new activities as part of our existing campaigns and programmes, focusing on topics such as food insecurity and diversity and inclusion. We also see an important role for the YPO in supporting activities of our youth volunteers including the Youth Board.

This is a new post and an exciting opportunity to join the Mayor’s Fund for London’s strategy and communication team, working across the charity.

We are looking for an energetic and outgoing individual with a passion for social justice. You enjoy building relationships and are excited about creating new and practical ideas with your peers, our staff, and partner organisations. In return we offer a role in a growing, enthusiastic, fast-moving team and the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young Londoners.


Application deadline: Thursday 9 December, 23.59

Please apply online by sending in:

  • A covering letter (maximum two A4 sides) describing why you are interested in the role and how you fit the person specification
  • A short CV – feel free to include any volunteering experience

We will hold one round of interviews which are expected to take place via Teams/Zoom.

Please note that all roles are subject to the candidate undergoing an Enhanced DBS, in line with the Mayor’s Fund for London’s commitment to Safeguarding.

The Mayor’s Fund for London is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone.
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented within our organisation.
We are an accredited Living Wage and Good Work Standard employer. Please only apply if you are eligible to work in the UK.

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