Inter Cultural Youth Exchange UK (ICYE UK) was set up in 1993 to promote inter-cultural understanding, peace and international cooperation. We believe that local community action can have a global reach and positively affect the world we live in. ICYE UK uses international voluntary placements to promotes intercultural exchange and understanding as well as investing in young people, helping them to develop skills. We are members of the ICYE International Federation and work together with our international partner organisations. We believe in the importance of reciprocal exchange and also host approximately 50 international volunteers in the UK every year.
We are looking for a motivated, passionate and target driven individual with experience of recruiting and supporting volunteers. The coordinator will be required to engage and motivate young people to take up life changing long term volunteering projects and support on intercultural training.
The post holder will primarily support the on-going re-establishment of our Sending Programme, and subsequently recruit volunteers, coordinate their placement on international projects and support them through their experience. They will also support as needed, on wider organisational activity, including office admin functions, our Hosting Programme, and engaging with stakeholders.
The role is part time for 15 hours per week, ideally over 3 days. The post holder will have the option of working from home although will be occassionally required to work from the office in London. The role can include national travel to attend recruitment fairs, talks or other events
The position is for a period of 6 months with the possibility of extension depending on funding.