Posted: Thursday, March 7th 2019
Flexible hours – temporary contract Reports to the Project Manager ______________________________________________________________________________ Overall responsibilities Play Starters will: • Help promote the project within their designated borough. • Work closely with lead volunteers (Play Street Activators) to deliver successful play streets. • Assist with data collection and input; working closely with the Project Manager to make sure the required evidence is gathered. • Help to plan and deliver events including the Play Street Picnic and Adventure Play Awards. • Carry out all tasks in accordance with London Play’s policies; in particular with regard to promoting equal opportunities. Key Tasks 1. To build on past achievements and strengthen London Play’s position as the go-to play street organisation in the capital both for residents and local government. 2. To attend two play street events at five play streets in the designated borough. 3. To work with Play Street Activators to promote and deliver play streets 4. To capture and input play streets data: eg dates, attendance numbers, activities and quotes/photos/films for the evaluation report. 5. To help the play streets to enter the ‘Play Street of the Year’ category at the Adventure Play Awards. 6. To help plan and deliver a series of London Play events. 7. To undertake necessary training delivered by London Play. 8. To attend regular supervision from the Project Manager. 9. To undertake any other tasks and responsibilities as may be required. Play Starter – Person Specification ESSENTIAL 1. Children’s Play. An enthusiastic approach and an understanding of the importance of children’s play. 2. Equal opportunities. Understanding of and practical commitment to equal opportunities. 3. Engaging children and young people. Ability to encourage the participation of children of different abilities, ages and backgrounds. 4. Partnership working/interpersonal skills. Ability to develop effective working relationships with a variety of people. 5. IT skills and data collection. Competency in using Office software or willingness to learn. 6. Working hours – Willing to work Saturday and Sundays. DESIRABLE 7. Experience of organising community events/residential street events.
Job type: Part Time
Closing date: March 15, 2019
How to apply: Contact [email protected] for an application form