Dads Outreach Worker

Plan, communicate and deliver a range of outreach activities with the purpose of sourcing, engaging, and recruiting young dads to the Grimsby Dads Collective.
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Shifts –

Flexible working depending on the work that is being carried out including evenings and weekends.

Hours -

20 per week.

Rates of pay –

£10.87 per hour, plus 132 hours holiday per year.

Location –

21 Freeman Street, Grimsby, DN32 7AB – you may be required to work at a different location as required.

The job will involve –

Working together with us to plan, communicate and deliver a range of outreach activities with the purpose of sourcing, engaging, and recruiting young dads to the Grimsby Dads Collective (GDC), and contributing to its longer-term development. Key accountabilities will include:

 

  • Contribute to the development of new ideas that will help source and engage young dads in the community.
  • Run regular workshops, groups, and activities to support and engage with dads.
  • Be pro-active in sourcing opportunities to promote the GDC and engage with young dads in the area.
  • Attend and help organise promotional activities and events to identify and engage with dads in and around the area.
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness and outcomes of outreach activities.
  • Work with other members of the Grimsby Dads Collective to co-deliver the ‘Ask a Dad’ workshops.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the GDC’s work as it evolves.
  • Take part in training and development opportunities.
  • Represent the Grimsby Dads Collective as required with external partners and community organisations.
  • Engage with organisations to promote the GDC and identify young dads.

 

Qualification / Experience required

- Proven experience of fatherhood or expectant fatherhood.

- Evidence of previous outreach work/voluntary or life experiences that will provide valuable in the local environment.

- Understanding of the issues and barriers facing dads in their parenting journey.

- Knowledge of the local area and community groups.

- An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role (paid for by YMCA Humber).

 

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to info@ymca-humber.com