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Head of Services

Get Connected is the UK's free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help and don't know where to turn. Our service is available 365 days a year and young people can contact us by phone, webchat, email, text message or use our online directory, WebHelp 24/7.

When a young person gets in touch, one of our 100 trained Helpline Volunteers helps them explore their issues. They offer emotional support and can let them know about appropriate sources of further specialist help from our database of 10,000 trusted organisations.

Last year, 95,000 young people contacted Get Connected about a wide range of issues including homelessness, self-harm, bullying and drugs, and over 20,000 were connected to further specialist help services.

Over the next 15 months we will be developing our service to recruit remote volunteers, and expand our reach to support over 30,000 CYP through our 1-2-1 services.

Main purpose:

Responsible for the development of services & operations within the Charity. Overseeing the services, volunteers and project management functions for Get Connected and developing our multi-channel helpline and online services, including the app and webhelp 24/7, as well as the development and implementation of new second tier services ensuring the highest standards of service delivery.

Please read the Role Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role.

To apply please send cover letter and CV to admin@getconnected.org.uk, clearly marked 'Head of Services'.

Closing date: 13th February

Challenge Event Internship

If you are over 18 and would like an insight into work within the charity sector, we are offering a three month internship with our Fundraising team, supporting our major challenge events throughout the summer.

This placements will provide the opportunity for you to gain valuable experience across a range of fundraising, marketing and administrative functions. The placement is unpaid. We can reimburse food and travel expenses up to £10 per day.

Please note that candidates will need to be available on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July to support our Race to the Stones event.

Please read the rull role description. To apply, please fill out our application form and email a copy to admin@getconnected.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: 30th March 2015

After receiving your application, we'll be in touch within two weeks to let you know if you will be invited for an interview.

Admin Internships

If you're over 18, can spare four hours a week and would like to increase your knowledge of charity administration, this is your chance!

You can gain new skills and experience, meet new people and support a vital service for thousands of vulnerable young people.

Whether you have experience to offer, are looking for an opportunity to see if you might be suited to the third-sector office environment or to reintroduce yourself into the workplace, we’d like to hear from you.

Expenses will be reimbursed. To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to admin@getconnected.org.uk