Public Speaking Trainer at NCS The Challenge

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Application Deadline
1st May 2019
Central London and City Greater London North West South East West Midlands Yorkshire and Humberside
Greater London, Maidstone, Reading (and wider Bucks & Berks), Epsom (and wider Surrey), Birmingham, Coventry, Warwickshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield
£150 per day (up to 12 days work throughout summer)
Role May Involve
Arts/Entertainment/Media Charity/Non Profit Education/Teaching Sales

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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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Public Speaking Trainer

Share your passion, boost your CV and make a difference in your community. Flexible paid work placements throughout June - September with NCS!

Join The Challenge, the UK’s largest provider of NCS, and inspire young people to boost their skills, gain confidence and make a difference in their communities.

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 local communities.

Public Speaking Trainers run weekly single-day workshops, working with a new cohort of up to 84 young people each week. Our trainers teach sessions in public speaking development, confidence-boosting skills, presentation skills and communication, adapting the set NCS curriculum to keep it engaging and accessible for different audiences.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that all young people in the audience are fully engaged and included in the workshop.
  • Build a positive rapport with each of the Team Mentors, and work collaboratively to run the workshops.

Person Specification

  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of confidence/performance building strategies
  • Extensive experience in facilitating workshops/sessions and following set curriculums.
  • Experience of working with young people (preferably large groups)
  • Ability to adapt set content to be inclusive for different audiences
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and build strong professional relationships
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and be adaptable and flexible at short notice

This non-residential role is perfect for an experienced public speaker with the confidence and charisma to fully engage and teach large and audiences.

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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