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Job Title: YoMo Volunteer Support Office (funded for 2 years through Young Start)

Location: Young Movers Glenburn Centre 6 Glenburn Place G34 9AN

Contract: Salary £23,367 - 35 HRS per year (Including evening & weekends as required)

Probationary Period: 3 months

Accountability: Project Coordinator 

 

MAIN DUTIES

  • To support and develop the volunteering opportunities at YoMo, working with and developing new relationship with partners to recruit young volunteers.
  • To engage young volunteers in the planning, delivery and evaluation of YouthBank and other volunteer opportunities within YoMo.
  • To work as part of a team and develop positive trusting relationships with young people.
  • To make regular contact with young people in order to identify, assess, and meet their formal and informal educational needs, and to encourage higher self expectations, standards and skills.
  • Support the personal and social development of young people through creative programmes.

 

GENERAL DUTIES

  • To share responsibility with members of the staff team in planning outings/trips, and devise relevant training and educational programmes for young volunteers.
  • To participate in staff meetings, training sessions, and one to one supervision sessions where appropriate.
  • Collate evidence and reports of activity from volunteers for monitoring and evaluation purposes  
  • Adhere to and implement all YoMo’s policies. 
  • To undertake any other appropriate tasks, as identified by the coordinator or management committee.

 

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

Essential Desirable
Enthusiastic, non-judgemental attitude towards young people. Ability to competently lead group work sessions, trips and youth work projects.
Understanding of, and belief in, empowerment and the positive abilities of young people. Hold a current driving license
An awareness of and commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice. Experience of building relationships with community partners
Understanding of issues facing young people within society.  
Initial belief and understanding of promoting the personal and social development of young people.  
A willingness and desire to learn.  
Understanding and commitment to treat each young person as a unique individual.  
Be prepared to undergo clearance from Disclosure Scotland/ PVG  

 

EXPERIENCE

Essential Desirable
Minimum of 2 years youth work experience. One to one working.
Skills, knowledge or experience relevant to the youth work agenda. Relevant professional qualification.
Planning, delivering and evaluating needs led youth work programmes involving young people in the process. Use of Curriculum for Excellence within programmes.
  Knowledge of Volunteering Standards
  Understanding Employability Pathways

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Essential Desirable
Ability to work in a team and use own initiative. IT skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Understanding of and commitment to the voluntary sector.
Ability to contact, engage and motivate young people. Excellent networking skills.
Ability to plan by setting targets, meeting objectives and effectively monitor and evaluate performance. Confidence to deliver presentations.
Ability to creatively engage young people.  

 

Support documents for this vacancy are as follows :


 Job Description

 

 Application Form

 

 

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