Ebony Horse Club Vacancy – Administrative Assistant


Job Description

Job Title

Administration Assistant

Responsible to

Business and Funding Manager


Ebony Horse Club, 51 Millbrook Road, London SW9 7JD


24 hours per week, flexible over 7 days


£20,000 PRO RATA

Contract Type

Temporary June – August 2019

Deadline for Application

Friday 17th May

About Ebony Horse Club

Ebony Horse Club is a Brixton based charity that works with disadvantaged children and teenagers. We help raise aspirations, education, life skills and well- being of local young people through horses, outdoor activities and mentoring. Situated in one of the most deprived areas in the country our riding centre teaches 400 young people a year to learn to ride.

Purpose of Role

To support our team, predominantly in our back office functions to deliver high quality horse riding and youth work sessions to young people from the local area.

Duties and Responsibilities

Office support

Working with young people

To support our existing team in a variety of office tasks that could include:

  •   Maintaining excel databases of young people and volunteer information.
  •   Produce standard documents such as feedback forms and information leaflets.
  •   Basic research on the local area and issues we tackle to support fundraising bids.
  •   Collate statistics for reports for our funders and supporters.
  •   Signing in young people when they arrive for sessions.To support our young people whilst at our centre and on other trips and activities:
  •   Help young people prepare for their riding lessons, making sure they are on time and have the correct equipment.
  •   Support our youth work team in the delivery of workshops and youth work activities.
  •   Attend trip and outings with our young people.
    Please note, you will not be expected to deliver or run youth work sessions without other staff present.


Person Specification



Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programmes


Able to work autonomously as well as part of a team


Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload


Experience of working with or volunteering with young people


Experience of coordinating community programmes for YP.


Experience of working in or knowledge of south London communities.


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Experience of being around horses


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To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter (no more than two sides) to: Naomi Howgate, Business and Funding Manager: naomi@ebonyhorseclub.org

by Friday 17th May.


Address: Ebony Horse Club, 51 Millbrook Road, London SW9 7JD
Email: info@ebonyhorseclub.org.uk Website: www.ebonyhorseclub.org.uk Tel: 0207 738 3478

Company number: 5706817 Registered charity number: 1116027.