Want to support Deaf young people?

The British Deaf Association is seeking to recruit three enthusiastic and highly organised individuals for our ‘Deaf Roots & Pride’ project.

We are looking for three project Mentors – one will be based in North-East England (Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough), one in the Midlands (Derby, Birmingham and Leicester) and one in Devon/Cornwall.

Project Mentor - £24,000 (pro-rata)
Part-time (17.5 hrs/week)

The Project Mentor will be responsible for working with the Deaf Roots and Pride team to set up and develop the Mentoring service.  This will include research and delivery of training and recruitment and support of mentors.  They will work alongside our mentors, Deaf children and young people involved in the project.

Successful candidates will have an excellent working knowledge of the Deaf Community and culture.

We are also looking for a Project Befriender (based in Cumbria) – focusing on older people – 1 day a week (7 hours a week) at

Project Befriender - £24,000 (pro-rata).
Part-time (1 day a week - 7 hours a week)

Download Job Descriptions (PDF):

BDA Project Befriender JD - Cumbria

BDA Project Mentor JD - Devon / Cornwall

BDA Project Mentor JD - Midlands

BDA Project Mentor JD - North East

Closing date for applications – Monday 1st February at 1pm.
Interviews will be on 11th / 12th February in Derby (travel costs will be reimbursed).

Please contact Peter Modestou for a recruitment pack:

British Deaf Association London Office
356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA
Email: bda@bda.org.uk
ooVoo: bda.britdeafassoc (Mon – Thurs)
Skype: bda.britdeafassoc (Mon – Thurs)
Telephone: 0207 697 4140

If you would like more information, contact Sue Barry – manager.drpuk@bda.org.uk