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Job vacancy

Young Muslim Leadership Network Project Officer

Salary: £18,500 per annum, pro rata
Pension: 5% employer's pension contribution
Annual Leave: 28 days per annum pro rata plus bank holidays
Location: Central London
Hours: 15 hours per week
Normal office hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm.
Hours to be discussed and agreed with line manager prior to start of post.
This role will involve some agreed out of hour's activity (occasionally at weekends) and working away from the office.

Main purpose of the job

The Young Muslim Leadership Network (YMLN) aims to build the capacity of Young Muslims to engage in democratic discourse with those in power and authority and, through the development of their understanding of issues relating to the alienation of Muslim Youth, to engage in peer-training activities via a range of face-to-face activities and by means of the internet.

Main duties & key responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the YMLN project as required, and including the following:
    • liaise with the project steering group and group leaders, provide central support for them, arrange and support regular meetings of the steering group as required
    • make arrangements for the regular meetings of the YMLN groups
    • work in collaboration with the young leaders to source guest speakers and external organisations who can provide the young leaders with information they require to further the groups' aims
    • answer queries about the project and in other ways publicise the project as appropriate
    • act as the liaison point between the Citizenship Foundation and the project funders
    • such other duties as considered necessary to fulfil the project brief
    • work alongside and in full cooperation with any other designated CF colleagues in pursuit of the above aims, as required.
  • Attend meetings of CF programmes teams as required.

Other Projects

In agreement with your line manager and depending on the amount of time and funding available, the Project Officer may also be required to work on and support other projects.

The Project Officer may also have the opportunity to be involved in other tasks relating to the general work of the Foundation.

You will also be required to:
  • Represent the Foundation in public forums, at conferences, events and meetings
  • Contribute to staff meetings and consultations, in which every member of staff is given the opportunity to be involved in shaping the policy, practice and future development of the Citizenship Foundation
  • Provide quarterly reports for the Board of Trustees
  • Contribute to disseminating best practice and promoting education for citizenship where appropriate
  • Carry out other tasks as agreed with your line manager.


Application is by application form only:

If you are unable to download the forms please email us or call Oliver Debono: 020 7566 4141.


At present, the Foundation has over 30 employees and is supported by several consultants and volunteers. It is lively and informal with a conscientious and diligent staff.

Citizenship Foundation, 63 Gee Street, London EC1V 3RS

The Citizenship Foundation is an independent charity (No. 801360) which encourages and enables young people to play an effective role in society.


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Job application documents

Job specification:
Building Links Coordinator
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Application notes
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Application form
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Equal Opportunities form
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