Parkhead CAB is seeking applications for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our staff team. The Youth Training Officer post is a great project designed to encourage peer to peer advice between young people aged 16-25. Currently funded by The Robertson Trust and Citizens Advice Scotland this post offers you the chance to make a lasting difference in the community.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced trainer and mentor to join Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau. The post holder will work with the three bureaux in the East End of Glasgow – in Bridgeton, Easterhouse and Parkhead. The main aim of the post is to lead young people in a programme of personal and social development and to provide support and training for them to be able to deliver advice within the CAB service to their peers. The ultimate aim will be to also give the young advisers the confidence and knowledge to further enable them to deliver outreach work to their peers at other organisations both voluntary and statutory in the local area.
With proven experience in identifying individual training needs as well as designing and delivering group training, the successful candidate will be able to work on their own initiative and have effective communication and organisational skills. They should also possess the ability to support and motivate others within an advice setting.
Ideally the applicant will also have a CAB or advice giving background with an understanding of and commitment to the aims and principles of the CAB service and its equal opportunities policies. Experience of working with socially excluded young people aged 16-25 is also desirable as is Youth or Community work experience.
Parkhead CAB offers a unique opportunity to make a difference in a supported environment where your colleagues are like-minded people. We also offer on-going training and development opportunities.
This is a key role within Celtic FC Foundation based at Celtic Park, Glasgow. You will be an integral part of our CashBack Gateway to Employment Project working closely with colleagues and participants whilst maintaining the upmost integrity and confidentiality at all times.
This list is not exclusive and you may be requested to carry out additional duties to those above.
The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience working within a Community Development or Employability environment. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who can demonstrate flexibility and commitment to this role. Strong people management and interpersonal skills, with a passion for working within communities is essential. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are also a requirement. The post holder will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the many issues faced by young people from a variety of backgrounds, in particular young offenders and have the experience and ability to identify solutions that will support our participants going forward. A good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Full UK driving licence is preferred but not essential.
Willowacre Trust is the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) and has been working to tackle social disadvantage for over 50 years. Willowacre Trust is committed to the delivery of projects and services which offer additional support and opportunities to WSHA tenants with the overall aim of positively impacting on our tenants' lives.
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We are currently seeking Board members who are passionate about making a meaningful difference to communities and have experience of one of the following:
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