Project Learning Assistant

Salary: £11 per hour  (above London Living Wage currently £10.55)
Hours: 20 days in June and July 2019 (with further days in 2020 and 2021). Flexible and part time hours considered.
Location: Bethnal Green (Tower Hamlets), Clapton Park Estate (Hackney) and Kingsmead Estate (Hackney)

About the project and role
The Young Foundation is partnering with King’s Park Ward Moving Together to recruit a team of community researchers to explore and understand how far the Moving Together project is having a positive impact on local residents in Clapton Park and Kingsmead estates. This information will help to develop priorities for spending Sport England funding over the next 3+ years.

This role is ideal for people interested in ensuring that Moving Together reflects what is important to local people, those who are already active in local community activities or would like to be, and those who want to get more involved.

We are looking for people who live in, know or are connected with Clapton Park of Kingsmead estates in King’s Park Ward, Hackney. We want to involve people from all different groups and communities in the area in the project, including people from  a range of different backgrounds, different age-groups and people who speak languages in addition to English.

What are we offering?

  • Full or part-time work (depending on preference) for 4/5 weeks from June to July 2019 (up to 20 days), with further similar opportunities in 2020 and 2021
    (with significant flexibility on days and hours, with the possibility of weekend and evening work – to be agreed)
  • London Living Wage – £11 per hour  (above London Living Wage currently £10.55)
  • Training in community research and evaluation methods, such as research ethics (safeguarding and consent), how to approach and engage other local residents, and survey data collection.
  • An opportunity to get to know more about your local community, meet new people and have fun
  • Great experience and skills for your CV or simply an interesting experience!

How to apply
If you are interested please send a CV and complete this short application form and send to

The closing date for applications is Thursday 30th May at 17:00.

Interviews will be held on the 5th or 6th June in King’s Park Ward, Hackney.

For any questions about this role of the application process, please contact Amanda Hill-Dixon: / 020 8980 6263

We regret that we will only be able to reply, and give feedback, to short-listed applicants.

You must have the right to live and work in the UK. Non-EU nationals who require a work permit in order to take up employment will not be considered.

The Young Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.