Programme Administrator at NCS The Challenge

Internship (1-4 Months)
Application Deadline
1st May 2019
Central London and City Greater London North West South East West Midlands Yorkshire and Humberside
London Waterloo, London Kentish Town, Reading, Epsom, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds
Up to £19,000 pro rata (3 month contract)
Role May Involve
Administration/Secretarial Charity/Non Profit Logistics and Operations

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“Working face to face with young people was a very intense environment to operate in, but was overall really rewarding and I felt I contributed to the long term development of my team's lives…” - Read full review

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Programme Administrator

Take a step into project management this summer - flexible paid roles throughout June - September with NCS!

Join The Challenge, the UK’s largest provider of NCS, and support the delivery of the NCS programme in your local community.

NCS (National Citizen Service) is a government-backed initiative with a mission to equip 15-17 year olds with the confidence, skills and support they need to make a real difference in their communities.

Working in one our regional offices, Programme Administrators join our core Programmes team and take on responsibility for a variety of logistical and administrative tasks to help ensure the smooth delivery of the programme. Our administrators also work closely with seasonal staff working on-site on the programme, supporting them remotely and bridging the gap between seasonal staff and core Programmes teams.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Helping to set-up and coordinate key logistics, including transport, food delivery, accommodation and feedback surveys.
  • Managing day-to-day admin, including staff and young people’s attendance, incident reporting, risk management and petty cash-use.

Person Specification

  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively when carrying out multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively with people on projects across various departments and locations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Flexible and adaptable working-style

This fixed-term, entry level role is perfect for students, graduates or career starters, looking to take their first step into the project management and/or non-profit sectors.

About NCS The Challenge

NCS allows young people to take part in outdoor activities, skill development and community volunteering. Last summer over 44,000 young people participated in our action packed three to four-week programme. 2019 is our most ambitious programme to date, and its lasting impact relies on the 4,500 seasonal staff members who will inspire their journey.

The Challenge is the UK's leading charity for building a more integrated society and the largest provider of NCS. Our mission is to design and deliver programmes that bring different people together to develop their confidence and skills in understanding and connecting with others. We have jobs available in London, Surrey, Buckinghamshire & Berkshire, West Midlands, Manchester, Lancashire or Yorkshire

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