Youth Community Support Agency
Youth Community Support Agency

Charity registered in Scotland SC026233

Youth Community Support Agency (YCSA) is an agency which provides counselling, drug & alcohol advice, training & development courses and literacy & numeracy development specifically for young people from an ethnic minority background. We aim to improve access to mainstream services and so improve the quality of life for young people.

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Office and Volunteer Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,685
  • YCSA, 48 Darnley Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 15th August 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the YCSA team as the Office and Volunteer Manager. The role will include: being responsible for the smooth running of the YCSA office, to manage and deliver a comprehensive range of administrative support activities in an efficient and effective manner, and to manage any administration staff/volunteers. The role also includes Coordination and Support for Volunteering within YCSA.

Summary of Job Purpose:

  • To ensure office systems at YCSA operate effectively to support the work of YCSA
  • To line manage office administration team members (volunteers and/or staff), by delegating tasks and supervising their work load
  • To undertake general office based administrative duties, such as reception duties; actioning, forwarding or responding to emails; maintaining and developing filing systems; procurement of office supplies, setting up and notifying relevant people of meetings, typing and formatting reports and correspondence.
  • To undertake financial duties including processing expenses claims, processing invoices, petty cash/banking processes
  • To review office expenditure in line with company budgets and research cost effective suppliers
  • To manage, organise and update databases with relevant volunteer/service user data

Please note that this is an extract from the job description and that further duties are included in the full job description

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Office and Volunteer Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,685
  • Darnley Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 30th October 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the YCSA team as the Office and Volunteer Manager. The role will include: being responsible for the smooth running of the YCSA office, to manage and deliver a comprehensive range of administrative support activities in an efficient and effective manner, and to manage any administration staff/volunteers. The role also includes Coordination and Support for Volunteering within YCSA.

Summary of Job Purpose:

  • To ensure office systems at YCSA operate effectively to support the work of YCSA
  • To line manage office administration team members (volunteers and/or staff), by delegating tasks and supervising their work load
  • To undertake general office based administrative duties, such as reception duties; actioning, forwarding or responding to emails; maintaining and developing filing systems; procurement of office supplies, setting up and notifying relevant people of meetings, typing and formatting reports and correspondence.
  • To undertake financial duties including processing expenses claims, processing invoices, petty cash/banking processes
  • To review office expenditure in line with company budgets and research cost effective suppliers
  • To manage, organise and update databases with relevant volunteer/service user data

Please note that this is an extract from the job description and that further duties are included in the full job description.

Reports to: YCSA Manager

This post is funded initially until March 2019

Please note that this role is not available for job share

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Development Workers

  • Full time
  • £23,947
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th November 2018

Youth Development Worker (to work with 11-18 age group)

Duration: 35 hours per week (potentially reducing to 28 hrs p.w. from April 2019) funded for 3 years

Salary: £23,947 per annum/pro rata

Base: YCSA Office at 48 Darnley Street, Glasgow, G41 2SE

Funded by BBC Children in Need, the Robertson Trust, the Corra Foundation

Ctrl Alt Delete Development Worker (to work with 16-25 age group)

Duration: 35 hours per week initially funded till March 2019

Salary: £23, 947 per annum/pro rata

Base: YCSA Office at 48 Darnley Street, Glasgow, G41 2SE

Funded by the Scottish Government People & Communities Fund

YCSA Development Workers support and empower young people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds to become active and valued members of society. Work includes 1:1 individual, person-centred and group support empowering young people in employment, educational and social contexts to reduce social exclusion and poverty. The Youth Development Worker will organise and run activity clubs and a homework club for BME young people. The Ctrl Alt Delete Development Worker will work to enable young people to move on to positive destinations such as employment or further education.

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The role of the ‘Ctrl Alt Del’ Development Worker is to support and empower young people from BME backgrounds to become active and valued members of society. To develop and deliver a high quality service which provides 1:1 individual, person-centred and group support empowering young people in employment, educational and social contexts to reduce social exclusion and poverty. To ensure service outputs are delivered effectively and outcomes achieved. To develop and maintain partnerships with key local and national stakeholders.

Reports to: Ctrl Alt Delete Programme Lead

PVG Scheme: The role requires individuals to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme if not already a member. The post is subject to the Scheme Record accessed prior to the post commencing.

Responsibilities

§ Provide developmental support to encourage and empower clients to engage in activities that improve their life, aspirations and employability opportunities

§ Through 1:1 support and group work to empower young people to identify barriers and overcome them through finding positive alternatives

§ Design and deliver appropriate, creative and other engaging intervention programmes including planning resource requirements and effectively market, monitor and evaluate programmes

§ Develop opportunities for young people which focus on their learning, employment opportunities and personal development

§ Carry out a needs assessment and establish, agree and deliver a development plan with each young BME person

§ Maintain personal development records of each young BME person registered into the service and prepare high quality reports quarterly, annually and on completion of programmes

§ Ensure all monitoring, recording systems and business processes are kept accurate and up to date at all times

§ Develop and maintain strong partnerships within public, private and third sectors and enhance the service referral process and pathways for young people

§ Provide effective support in raising employment and language/literacy skills

§ Support and contribute to departmental, organisational and partnership goals/objectives, projects and initiatives

§ Maintain a working knowledge of YCSA and other organisational services in order to refer service users to the most appropriate opportunity and communicate effectively with both internal and external colleagues

§ Identify and cultivate funding opportunities for the service and organisation and support with funding applications

§ Support development and practice of volunteers working with CAD clients

§ Understand and abide by the policies of the organisation including Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities, Confidentiality, and Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults

§ Carry out any other duties as directed by management

The role of the Youth Development Worker is to support and empower young people from BME backgroundsaged 10 – 18 to become active and valued members of society. To develop and deliver a high quality service which provides individual, person-centred and group support empowering young people in employment, educational and social contexts to reduce social exclusion and poverty. To ensure service outputs are delivered effectively and outcomes achieved. To develop and maintain partnerships with key local and national stakeholders. To plan and develop activities and manage sessional staff and volunteers involved in service delivery

PVG Scheme: The role requires individuals to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme if not already a member. The post is subject to the Scheme Record accessed prior to the post commencing.

Responsibilities

§ Design and deliver appropriate, creative and engaging intervention programmes and effectively market, monitor and evaluate them

§ Develop opportunities for young people which focus on their learning, employment opportunities and personal development

§ Ensure all monitoring, recording systems and business processes are kept accurate and up to date at all times

§ To recruit and manage sessional staff and volunteers involved in service delivery

§ Provide developmental support to encourage and empower clients to engage in activities that improve their life, aspirations and employability opportunities

§ Empower young people to identify barriers and overcome them through finding positive alternatives

§ Maintain personal development records of each young BME person registered into the service and prepare high quality reports quarterly, annually and on completion of programmes

§ Carry out a needs assessment and establish, agree and deliver a development plan with each young BME person that requires 1:1 support

§ Develop and maintain strong partnerships within public, private and third sectors and enhance the service referral process and pathways for young people

§ Maintain a working knowledge of YCSA and other organisational services in order to refer service users to the most appropriate opportunity and communicate effectively with both internal and external colleagues

§ Promote YCSA services and facilities citywide

§ Identify and carry out regular community and stakeholder consultations and research to evidence, develop and evaluate projects and identify areas of service development alongside raising awareness of barriers within public, private and third sectors

§ Identify and cultivate funding opportunities for the service and organisation and support with funding applications

§ Understand and abide by the policies of the organisation including Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities, Confidentiality, and Protection of Children and other vulnerable individuals

§ Carry out any other duties as directed by management

Further information can be obtained by contacting YCSA on 0141 420 6600.

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