The Bridges Programmes supports the social, educational, and economic integration and inclusion of refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and anyone for whom English is a second language living in Glasgow. Their programmes enable their clients to reach their full potential and contribute to Scotland’s economy. They provide a supportive and inclusive environment for learning new skills and build strong social networks for socialising with their peers. The Bridges programmes help its clients to gain the confidence and qualifications they need to participate in all aspects of community life and become active and engaged citizens. They also provide essential information and advice on housing, healthcare, education, and other issues that are relevant to their clients’ lives in Scotland.
This post has become vacant due to the departure of the long-serving founder and CEO, Maggie Lennon, who has been at the helm of The Bridges Programmes since its inception 21 years ago. The post of CEO has been and will continue to be very well supported by the Board of Trustees.
To be a candidate of interest, you must be passionate about refugee and migrant integration, have strong links with the employability landscape in Scotland, be familiar with National Procurement systems, and have senior leadership and management experience.