West Midlands

Field Development Manager

The Feast

The Feast is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join our charity, to manage and develop the delivery of our youthwork nationally.

The purpose of the role is to manage and develop the delivery of The Feast’s distinct approach to youthwork in each of our UK locations.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic candidate who will:

  • join the leadership team of The Feast;
  • supervise our team of youthworkers;
  • lead on the expansion of our training initiatives and resources;
  • explore ways to enhance our service to schools.

The position is full time (37.5 hours/week), based at our Sparkhill office in Birmingham, with regular travel to regional locations.

More information on The Feast and the role, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded here

To apply, please send a CV and Covering Letter BY POST, to ‘FDM Vacancy, The Feast, The Faithful Neighbourhoods Centre, 10 Court Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham, B11 4LX’. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 5th September. Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held on Monday 15th September. 

For more information, please contact Hannah Dickson at hannah@thefeast.org.uk, or 0121 675 1158.

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BVSC is Birmingham’s premier voluntary sector support organisation.  We work to:

Provide people with opportunities to make a positive difference to their communities,

Provide voluntary and community organisations with the resources to help them achieve their goals,

Champion the voluntary sector as an influential force for positive change.

Please see our website for more information on the work we do.

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- See more at: http://www.bvsc.org/third-sector-jobs/bvsc-12#sthash.tdnDUDaz.xcpHrW0O.dpuf

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