Student Hubs prides itself on having a dynamic and passionate team of staff and students at the helm. We are committed to providing everyone who works with the organisation a positive learning experience, with plenty of space to develop personally and professionally.
Southampton Hub Project Officer – £21,200 full time, fixed term
The Southampton Youth Projects Officer supports University of Southampton students to increase their impact in the world around them. This role is a great first step in your social impact career. In this role you will deliver 4 volunteering programmes: Schools Plus, Libraries Plus, Invent Plus and Branch Up.
Location: Southampton, with some travel to other Hub cities as required (all expenses reimbursed)
Line Manager: Catherine Taplin-Thorpe, Southampton Hub Manager
Salary: £21,200 pro rata
Start date: Monday 1st November (or as soon as possible)
Duration: Fixed term until July 31st 2022 (with possibility of extension)
Contract Type: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
If you are interested in this role, please read the full job pack (plain text job pack also available) and submit your CV and a one page cover letter to Sophie at email@example.com no later than Sunday 3rd October.
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Join our Trustee Board
Student Hubs is looking for new trustees for their trustee board
Student Hubs designs and delivers social action programmes for students in partnership with universities across the UK. Each year we support 2,500 students to take part in long-term volunteering, community action, impact consultancy, Service Learning, and social innovation projects.
We’re looking for up to 3 new trustees to join the board of a young, innovative charity devoted to inspiring young people to make a difference. Being a trustee with Student Hubs is a great way to support the development of a fast moving organisation and develop your professional skills. You’ll be working with trustees from a wide range of backgrounds and a team of committed, motivated staff.
Who We’re Looking For
We’re looking for candidates from all backgrounds with the following competencies:
- Commitment to Student Hubs’ Vision, Mission, and Values
- Experience of or willingness to learn about the management and development of a small charity
- Experience of or willingness to develop a sound understanding of governance and the responsibilities of trustees and company directors
- Strong strategic and critical thinking
- A proactive nature; able to identify opportunities and spot potential risks or challenges
- Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to their duties
We are looking to broaden the skills and expertise of our board. We are particularly (but not exclusively) interested in applicants with one of more of the following experiences:
- Experience of fundraising from trusts and foundations or individual donors in the charity sector, or equivalent experience
- Experience working in the higher education sector, in student or community support, in areas such as widening participation, careers, employability, or innovation. You may have direct experience or work in a role that gives you a unique insight into the sector
- Experience in marketing or communications campaigns
- Experience in tech or systems management
- Experience of safeguarding processes
There are four trustee meetings a year (currently remote but usually in London). We ask our trustees to commit six to eight hours a month towards their role, including preparing for meetings, catching up with staff and being available for any necessary troubleshooting.
How to Apply
To apply, please send a covering letter and CV addressed to our Chair, John Kirkland at firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday 5th September 2021.
For further details, please read our Trustee Application Pack.
We are an ambitious team that is transforming the Higher Education sector in the UK through student social action. Every day at Student Hubs is unique, filled with exciting challenges, innovative thinking and laughter.
Our amazing staff team is at the core of all this and we have a values-led culture that helps them thrive. Our benefit package reflects this:
The opportunity – for rapid growth and development. We’ll trust you early on with responsibility and ownership over your work.
Investing in your development – tailored training days, peer support networks, internal mentoring and regular opportunities to work on projects outside your role.
Flexible and remote working – you’re in control of when and how you work. We know our staff are happiest and do their best work when given this freedom.
Unlimited holiday allowance – so you can find a work/life balance that suits you. We strive to maintain a work culture that supports the wellbeing of our staff.
Team time – regular team days and staff holidays. We’re a social team who do fantastic work and have lots of fun along the way.
Equal Opportunities and Accessibility
Student Hubs is an equal opportunity employer and we believe that a diverse team creates dynamic and innovative organisations. We want to hear from all candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, socioeconomic background, sex or sexual orientation.
We want to support you to show us your best, and to thrive at Student Hubs. We can make reasonable adjustments throughout the application process and on the job. If you have particular accessibility needs, please get in touch with Sophie at email@example.com and let us know any requirements you may have.
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