GT Scholars Ambassador

GT Scholars Ambassador

Do you enjoy supporting young people? Are you excellent at time management, staying organised, delegating tasks and managing people? Can you remain calm under pressure and think fast on your feet? Then this could be an excellent role for you!

About us: GT Scholars is a social enterprise that tackles educational inequality by giving ambitious young people the support, skills and strategies they need to achieve their aspirations. We believe that all young people are gifted and talented, regardless of their background. We run a wide range of programmes that help young people achieve their academic and career aspirations, particularly those from less-privileged backgrounds.

Who are GT Scholars Ambassadors? Ambassadors are undergraduates, graduates and professionals that are naturally enterprising and want to use their particular skill set to raise the profile of GT Scholars and support in the growth and development of GT Scholars and young people.

Our mission is to empower and develop the next generation of leaders and change-makers and we’re looking for Ambassadors that are passionate about making a difference in young people’s lives!

Responsibilities: GT Scholars Ambassadors are responsible for managing our workshops and events such as parent information sessions, scholar workshops and evening volunteer socials. They work closely with the programme manager to set up events and work collaboratively with workshop facilitators, venue owners, volunteers, parents and young people to ensure that each event is successfully executed.

This is a self-employed freelance role and you will be responsible for:

  • Setting up events and liaising with the venue owners
  • Maintaining the register, list of attendees and managing any late attendees
  • Managing the setup and clearing up of lunch, drink and refreshments
  • Ensuring that sessions start and end on time
  • Purchasing ancillary items or refreshments for events (you will be reimbursed for any expenses)
  • Delegating tasks to volunteers and any other person that may be involved in supporting you at an event
  • MC-ing and/or delivering presentations at events
  • Setting up and clearing up any merchandise, leaflets, and brochures at an event
  • Managing health and safety and overall risk management at the event
  • Working directly with the programme manager to check risk assessment documents and check
  • Conducting general housekeeping at the start of an event
  • Managing the overall schedule for the event, ensuring that all breaks and workshop sessions start and finish on time.

Person specification: As an Ambassador, you will need to:

  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Have strong presentation skills
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be punctual and organised
  • Have some experience in managing and coordinating events
  • Be personable and able to confidently communicate with people from a range of backgrounds and professions.
  • Be passionate and committed to tackling educational inequality
  • Have your own transportation (preferred but not essential)

Availability: Workshops will take place during the day on school holiday dates, Saturdays or in the evening (5pm-8pm).

Additional information: We will need to conduct reference checks and you will need an Enhanced DBS for this role as you will be working directly with children. We can process this for you or you may submit one if this is less than 2 years old.

Rate of pay: This is a flexible part-time self-employed role. You must be aged 18 or above. The rate of pay is typically £15-20 per hour + travel.

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and you have a genuine passion for social mobility and educational equality, then get in touch with us by calling 0208 8168066 or filling in the online contact form www.gtscholars.org/contact-us

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