Recruiting a Project Coordinator

Hours: Part time/ External facilitator based in North London 

Are you an ambitious social activist who is passionate about interfaith work? Do you want to empower young people? Are you concerned by anti-Muslim prejudice?

You must be motivated and driven to create social change in society. The candidate will have an understanding of anti-Muslim hatred and discrimination and how this affects young people in the UK today. This growing project has already reached over 20,000 students in over 50 schools since January 2017 with overwhelmingly positive feedback from teachers and students. We are looking for someone who is excited to help expand this project. You will be delivering informal educational sessions in secondary schools across England, as well as day to day administration to ensure the smooth running of the project.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering educational workshops in secondary schools

  • Developing a range of dynamic and interactive educational resources  

  • Coordinating, administering and managing a busy calendar of activities

  • Extensive training on the topic of discrimination, anti-Muslim hatred and antisemitism 

  • Proactively establishing and developing relationships with project partners, schools and other stakeholders

  • Ongoing development and growth of the Stand Up! programme 

  • Travelling to facilitate sessions (across London and occasionally outside of London)

 Desirable skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a real passion for working with young people

  • Experience in informal education

  • A good grasp of Islam and issues of discrimination affecting the Muslim community in the UK

  • Eagerness to work in an interfaith Muslim and Jewish partnership project, formally employed by Maccabi GB

  • Effective self-management, personal initiative, and creativity, to develop this exciting project

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Preferably, a full clean UK driving license and have access to a car

To Apply:

  • Please submit your CV together with either a cover letter or a 60 second video to: 

  • The cover letter or video should introduce yourself, telling us why you think you would be the perfect candidate for this job 

  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis 

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