This role is for a fixed term, until April 2020; starting September 2019


Administrative responsibilities: 

  • Act as the central point of contact for CYF Italy for external parties, volunteers, students and other CYF programmes.
  • Act as the central point of contact for the city for CYF management.
  • Oversee and organise accounting, expenses and funding processes.
  • Organise the booking of venues for CYF classes and events, childcare and, where necessary, transport for class purposes.
  • Manage the licensing of laptops, modems and other hardware to students; manage relationships with hardware licensors.
  • Programme development and sustainability
  • Liaise with volunteers, students, CYF management and third parties to help develop the direction of CYF Italy as an organisation.
  • Develop partnerships with other organisations to help support the functioning of regular classes as well as to support training and employability for students/graduates and the sustainability of the CYF Italy programme.
  • Take an active role in student recruitment and build relationships with suitable organisations to facilitate this.
  • Process student and volunteer applications for the course and arrange meet-ups when required.

The Programme Co-ordinator will be responsible for managing a team of volunteers (technical and non-technical) and will be required to report to CYF Italy’s Management Committee on a regular (and no less than weekly) basis. 


Working knowledge of Italian and English

Suitable candidates should be able to able to demonstrate the following attributes in their application and interview:

  • The ability to self-organise and simultaneously manage a range of tasks required to fulfil the responsibilities of the role
  • An understanding of, and empathy for, the issues that may face the students attending CYF
  • Proven experience of delivering information effectively, including via presentations
  • An understanding of the organisation and delivery of small scale projects
  • An ability to co-ordinate multi-disciplinary teams of volunteers
  • Good office IT skills using Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail and Calendaring applications

Working Hours

This is a part-time role requiring an estimated 20-25 hours work per week. This includes the requirement to work  1 - 2 hours every Saturday for the duration of the taught component of the programme, to support student & mentor needs during class sessions. 



Apply by sending a CV and short cover letter to