OTR are looking for a Project Coordinator to work as part of the Health Promotion team providing Resilience Lab workshops to young people aged 11-25. Resilience Lab is an early intervention psycho educational based workshop that is creative and interactive delivered in a combination of community, education and online settings.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the promotion of Resilience Lab and supporting young people to engage with the service. You’ll be liaising with schools and partners, and delivering sessions across Bristol and South Glos, adapting resources and making sure sessions are accessible to the groups you’ll be working with.
You will be a dynamic and experienced facilitator with a passion for sharing theory and tools for supporting mental health. You will be engaging, creative and able to hold people's attention whilst delivering content. You will need to work on your own initiative, managing your time, organising and delivering the sessions. Capturing data and evaluations is an important element of this role.
You will have experience of working with children and young people either in a community or educational setting, be experienced at facilitating groups and training for young people and professionals, and be confident in adapting to change and working in different settings and building the relationships necessary to support this.
To find out more about the role please download the job pack below. If you would like an informal chat about the role, please email Rhea Warner - firstname.lastname@example.org
We welcome applications from all sections of the community and are committed to developing a team that reflects the diversity of the people we work with
OTR is a mental health social movement by and for young people. The charity is at an exciting stage of its 59-year history and is proud to be reaching more young people than ever before (over 20,000) across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, and North Somerset with creative and diverse mental health and wellbeing info and support.
Our approach to mental health is grounded in a set of beliefs and assumptions that underpins all of our work. We believe in celebrating diversity, empowering and mobilising young people to make change, and that catering to the unique strengths, interests and circumstances surrounding young people is key. Our approach centres on collaboration and partnership, building relationships between individuals, peers and communities.
Each day is as engaging and fulfilling as the last, and with a network of supportive, community minded people, we hope you’ll feel welcome here. As a thank you, we like to compensate our employees for the important work they do with a range of benefits including a flexible leave policy (38 days), healthcare cost assistance with HealthShield, flexible and hybrid working arrangements, enhanced sick pay, parental leave, continual training and development, free yoga and reiki, and more (subject to contractual terms and conditions).
At OTR, whatever your role or professional background, you will be expected to work in a way that is anti-oppressive and inclusive. A key focus for OTR is to develop an organisation that is inclusive for all but we do not claim to be experts in this. We are committed to continuous learning and improvement in these areas and invite you to join us on this journey.
OTR recognises the benefits to individual practice and organisational credibility of having a diverse community of staff and volunteers and to this end is continually working towards building and maintaining an environment which values and pursues diversity accordingly.
We recognise that tackling systemic inequality, prejudice, racism and oppressive practice requires each of us to actively engage, self-examine and make changes where necessary, in order to improve access and equitable experience for all in society and all of those who come through our doors at OTR.