Job Title: Event Co-ordinator
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £21,475.77 per annum, term-time only (FTE: £25,000)
Location: Home-Based (with some travel throughout the UK)
Coram is committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.
We support children and young people from birth to independence, creating a change that lasts a lifetime.
Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity founded by Thomas Coram in London helping vulnerable children and young people since 1739. Today, the Coram group helps more than one million children, young people, families and professionals every year by providing access to the skills and opportunities they need to thrive.
About Adoption Activity Days
Activity Days provide a unique family finding opportunity for approved adopters and foster carers to directly meet children and young people who are waiting for a permanent family. A real emphasis is placed on the preparation of those attending as well as making sure that the events are meticulously planned, comply with safeguarding requirements and above all that the days are fun!
This unique role affords an opportunity to develop event management skills and to attend activity days and be able to interact with children, adopters, foster carers and professionals.
About the Role
Coram is seeking an Event Co-ordinator to oversee all aspects of organising our Activity Days.
This home-based role will involve an element of travel throughout the UK, some weekend working and the undertaking of tasks that require a good level of physical mobility. Being able to drive a rental van to events is also a requirement (training and support would be available). Due to our business needs we have a preference for the successful candidate to be based in the Midlands region of England.
To apply for this role, please click on the 'apply now' button below to complete the application.
Closing Date: 9am, Friday 18th June 2021
Interview Date: Friday 25th June 2021
Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applicants from Asian, African, Caribbean and other minority ethnic backgrounds to join our teams. Whilst we have a diverse team we recognise we are a predominantly white workforce and are genuinely committed to encouraging candidates from diverse communities in order to improve the services to the children and families we help.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children and where appropriate will require the successful applicant to undertake a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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