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 YGAM has grown quickly over the last few years and continues on that trajectory, with more  recruitment planned during 2021.  YGAM currently employs around 40 staff.  

We endeavour to create a unique, engaging work environment where our employees believe in our brand values (Authentic, Agile, Practical, Courageous and Personable) and strive to help inform, educate, safeguard and build digital resilience amongst young and vulnerable people. In return for your passion, dedication and hard work you will be rewarded with:

  • Generous holiday entitlement starting at 28 days, increasing to 29 and 30 days with 2 and 5 years’ service (in addition to Bank Holidays).
  • 24/7 GP appointments & telephone counselling
    Contribution to dental, optical and prescription costs
  • Contribution to Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Podiatry and Reflexology costs.
  • Fully supported flexible home working
  • Tailored Continuous Personal Development (CPD) plan with free external training.
  • New laptop, mobile phone and home office equipment.
  • 3% auto-enrolment contribution to the NEST Government Pension scheme.
YGAM have received the Investors in People Accreditation and are a recognised Investors in People employer.  
Current opportunities

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Invitation To Tender - Brand Refresh and Development
£10,000

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JOB DESCRIPTION

As our charity continues to thrive and evolve, we feel now is the right time to refresh the brand to ensure it reflects our values, vision, and mission. With a new strategy, we’ve identified a bolder voice to our approach in communications and we aspire to offer greater clarity in terms of who we are, how we work and who we work with. We believe this is the right opportunity to further develop our brand.

From October to December 2022, we will be working closely with the successful bidder to develop the following outcomes:

  • Develop a new logo to front the revitalised brand and image of the charity.
  • New brand guidelines building on our existing guidelines, which includes the following: Iconography, graphic elements, colours, fonts, styles, and graphs.
  • Create a range of branded assets and templates including letterheads, PowerPoint slides, Word documents, email marketing and email signatures.
  • Create a branded document to present the new strategy.

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Fundraising Development Officer
£29,384

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Joining the Business Development & Fundraising Team, the successful candidate will develop YGAM’s individual giving portfolio UK, both through regular giving and one-off donations.  

This will include managing a busy and varied workload of appeals and engagement communications across a range of traditional and digital channels.  

The Fundraising and Development Officer will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of individual giving activity across a range of channels and for recruiting, stewarding, and retaining supporters of YGAM. 

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic fundraiser to help develop and increase our income streams.  

The successful candidate will be a personable, ambitious, and self-motivated individual passionate about developing two-way relationships with our supporters. In addition, you should have a good eye for design and have experience of marketing tactics across traditional and digital channels. 

You will have proven experience of meeting and exceeding targets, delivering fundraising products and leading on supporter engagement activities. The role offers huge potential for personal and career development. 

This role will suit someone who can inspire and coordinate individuals and teams across the organisation as well as build relationships with external suppliers. You must also have excellent planning and communication skills and the ability to interpret numerical and statistical information to monitor performance. 

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Digital Project Lead
£35,870

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The successful applicant will join the QA & Compliance Team, supporting the English Gambling Education Hub with GamCare and partners. This role will be responsible for leading the Hub’s online portal. This includes the scoping and oversight of the initial development and implementation, and for ongoing management, including functionality, analytics and currency of content. 

The English Gambling Education Hub’s online portal will be a digital resource available to professionals working with young people.   It will enable them to access information about gambling harm training and resources, contributing to the programme’s aim of reducing gambling harm in young people.

Who we are looking for?

To be successful in this post, we require someone with previous experience of implementing a digital resource centre and who has an in-depth understanding of how technology can help us to achieve our business goals.  

The ideal candidate will be methodical and have excellent time management skills as well as the ability to engage effectively with key stakeholders. You should be able to manage and deliver our projects’ digital lifecycle within quality, time, and budget requirements.  

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Accreditation Lead
£33,078

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The successful applicant will join the QA & Compliance Team, supporting the English Gambling Education Hub with GamCare and partners to improve the quality and accreditation of youth gambling harm education across a range of sectors. This role will be responsible for 

  • Kite marking of schools – reviewing how YGAM and partner organisations’ training and resources have been implemented in schools, making recommendations, and implementing a kite mark scheme. 
  • Support the Director of Compliance & QA on the accreditation of YGAM education programmes from the Hub and the Young Peoples Gambling Harm Prevention Programme 
  • Provision of information and support with regards to programme accreditation: 
  • Work with organisations delivering youth gambling harm education to advise on approaches to accreditation of training. 

Who we are looking for

To be successful in this post, we require someone with previous experience of working with (or towards) accreditation of educational programmes. The ideal candidate will be someone who can exhibit and share best practice in the approach to organisations acquiring accreditation, with strong stakeholder management skills.   

You will have a good understanding of quality assurance practice. You will have an educational background and be able to review documentation supplied from schools to ascertain if their curriculum encompasses the learning from the Young People’s Gambling Harm Prevention Programme (YPGHPP) training and YGAM resources.

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University and Student Engagement Team Ambassadors
Voluntary position
Home based/Remote

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JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking YGAM Ambassadors to join our University and Student Engagement Team on a voluntary basis until Dec 2022.

We’d love to hear from students with an interest in Mental Health, psychology, and gaming.

We are seeking an individuals who are outgoing, with a confident personality. You will enjoy engaging with other students and be able to advise us on the experiences of students with regards to gaming and gambling.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter of no more than two sides of A4 detailing what you would bring to the YGAM student advisory board and how your experiences (life and/or work) demonstrate how you display the YGAM values of being Authentic, Agile, Practical, Courageous and Personable.

Good luck with your application. If you have any questions or would like to arrange an informal conversation, please contact Linda Scollins-Smith at linda@ygam.org.

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