The Vale of Leven Trust
The Vale of Leven Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC047591

Vale of Leven Trust (VOLT) was established following the sale of Alexandria Town Centre. We want to halt the slow decline of our area.

Current vacancies

Weekend Events & Market Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £21,000 – £25,000 pro-rata
  • Vale of Leven G83 (with occasional travel to attend meetings and other events outwith the area).
  • Closing 14th August 2022

Join a Team of Passionate People.

This is an exciting job role for you to bring your experience, knowledge, and event management skills to develop weekend activities and set up an outdoor market in the Vale of Leven for the benefit of residents and visitors alike.

Your role will be to create, develop and oversee the operation of our Weekend Activities & Outdoor Market in Alexandria, Vale of Leven. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Development Manager and alongside other staff & volunteers where appropriate

You will work approximately 28 hours per week; hours per week may fluctuate based on event schedules and availability however they are primarily over weekends. The role involves a high level of contact with the public, requiring excellent communication and customer service skills.

You will be proficient with Microsoft Office suite, customer service and social media experience.

You may be required to left heavy items to and from events and to work in outdoor weather year-round.

This post is funded on a fixed term basis until March 2024 and is funded by:

- People’s Health Trust using money raised by Health Lottery Scotland.

and

- “with the support of the West Dunbartonshire Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund” - funding will be sought to extend the post beyond the two years.

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Bicycle Mechanic

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Vale of Leven
  • Closing 5th July 2021

This is an exciting new project and job role which will support and enable local residents and our visiting community to make cycling / walking a part of their everyday lives. The Active Travel Hub will provide access to ebikes and organise cycling and walking activities to promote engagement, physical and mental wellbeing, and community cohesion. The goal of the project is to:

  • Increase bike mechanical skills within the Vale of Leven community;
  • Increase confidence and empowerment among our community;
  • Improve long-term uptake of cycling / walking in our community;
  • Improve physical and mental health/wellbeing;
  • Reduce social isolation amongst our community;
  • Improve community resilience, cohesion and integration;
  • Promote the Active Travel Hub and identify options that increase its sustainability;
  • Increase volunteering opportunities to our residents.

The successful candidate should ideally have a minimum of two year’s mechanical knowledge and experience in maintaining bicycles.

Please see job description for full details.

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This vacancy has now closed

Active Travel Hub - Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Vale of Leven
  • Closing 5th July 2021

This is an exciting new project and job role which will support and enable local residents and our visiting community to make cycling / walking a part of their everyday lives. The Active Travel Hub will provide access to ebikes and organise cycling and walking activities to promote engagement, physical and mental wellbeing, and community cohesion. The goal of the project is to:

  • Increase confidence and empowerment among our community;
  • Improve long-term uptake of cycling / walking in our community;
  • Improve physical and mental health/wellbeing;
  • Reduce social isolation amongst our community;
  • Improve community resilience, cohesion and integration;
  • Increase bike mechanical skills within the Vale of Leven community;
  • Promote the Active Travel Hub and identify & develop options that increase its sustainability;
  • Increase volunteering opportunities to our residents.

The successful candidate will take a lead in shaping the services offered from the Hub as well as identifying financially sustainable activities.

Please see job description for full details.

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This vacancy has now closed

Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £34,000
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 1st July 2022

This is an exciting job role for you to bring your experience, knowledge and management skills to lead this young charity forward over the next two years.

Your role will be to develop, implement and to deliver our Active Travel Hub and Weekend Events project and manage the staff team. This will include working with and alongside the community, community organisations and statutory bodies. As a key member of the team, you will be expected to contribute to the strategic direction of VOLT through consultation, development and business planning in conjunction with the Management Committee.

The successful candidate will manage and develop the current projects as well as working towards sustainable activities for the long term benefit of The Vale of Leven Trust.

Please see job description for full details.

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