Fast Forward is Scotland’s national youth work agency, focusing on supporting children & young people to make informed choices regarding, and take a harm reduction approach to, risk-taking behaviours, towards reducing the negative impacts of these behaviours on their lives and those of their families and wider community.
Established in 1987, we work directly with children and young people, and providing training and resources to their parents / carers, and the youth workers, teachers and other practitioners in their lives.
We do this through working directly with young people, and those who support them, providing experiential learning based on accurate information and sound advice.
Fast Forward is seeking an Administration & Finance Officer to join our team.
The Administration and Finance Officer will be responsible for the following:
General administration duties at the Fast Forward office
Providing effective financial transactional processing
Purchasing and ordering supplies
Booking travel and accommodation
Administrative support for projects
Fast Forward is a national voluntary youth-work organisation which promotes the health and wellbeing of young people. We have been working with young people, parents, practitioners, agencies and communities across Scotland since 1987, supporting young people to make informed choices, and take a harm reduction approach to risk taking behaviours.
Fast Forward provides quality health and wellbeing education, peer education, practitioner training, information and resources.
We are recruiting a Project Manager will manage the day to day operations of the Scottish Gambling Education Hub, to provide direction and leadership to the Hub staff team in support of Fast Forward’s mission and strategic aims.
Fast Forward operates the Scottish Gambling Education Hub, in partnership with GambleAware. The Hub is Scotland’s only gambling education and prevention programme, focusing on protecting young people from gambling harms.
Established in 2018, the project provides free training, support and resources for practitioners who work with young people and families, with tailored approaches to the following 5 sectors:
We are looking for an enthusiastic practitioner with excellent communication skills and experience in working in the education and further/higher education sector. Experience in youth work and youth employability settings is also desirable. The work will include delivering training to universities, colleges and schools as well as partnership building with national organisations and contributing to the ongoing development of the Hub.
The work will include delivering training to youth work practitioners, partnership building with national organisations and contributing to the ongoing development of the Hub.
Other tasks will revolve around the following functions:
Fast Forward is a national voluntary organisation based in Edinburgh. We promote health through education by, with and for young people.