Woodcraft Folk
Woodcraft Folk

Charity registered in Scotland SC039791

Woodcraft Folk is a UK-wide charity, established in 1925, which aims to provide social education to children and young people. Every week, thousands of volunteers and young people come together to learn about big ideas through fun activities at our groups around the UK. Being part of Woodcraft Folk enables young people to develop self-confidence and build awareness of the world around them.

Current vacancies

Development Officer – Camelon, Falkirk

  • Part time
  • £22,298 – £27,483 pro-rata
  • Home based and in community spaces within the Camelon and Tamfourhill area
  • Closing 10th January 2022

Woodcraft Folk Scotland is an educational movement for children & young people, seeking to develop their self-confidence and promote their participation in social action, with the aim of building a world based on equality, friendship, peace and co-operation.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced development worker to lead activity with volunteers to build on and sustain the Woodcraft Folk groups established in Camelon and Tamfourhill over the last four years. The successful candidate will lead on establishing a new group for 11-16 year olds. You will be adaptable and organised, and able to use co-operative outdoor play and activities as a means to attract new young members and volunteers. You’ll have experience of working with and supporting volunteers, and have worked with children and young people, ideally in a play or youth work setting. You’ll be able to work independently and enjoy motivating and encouraging others. You’ll have excellent communication skills and possess the confidence to build capacity and raise awareness of our organisation.

The post is for 7 hours per week, and will involve some evening and weekend events and meetings, therefore the successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly.

This post is subject to a PVG scheme record check.