Bike for Good
Bike for Good

Charity registered in Scotland SC042707

We refurbish, repair and teach communities how to maintain bicycles; once you have the skills a bike is for good.We use the bike to do good actions: we improve the environment, teach skills, and improve mental and physical health. Once you get into cycling, it is for good – not only summer time!

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Skills & Development Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,288 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (South)
  • Closing 22nd April 2021

Bike for Good is seeking an experienced Skills & Development Coordinator to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and delivering a regular cycling activity programme to children & young people living in the Greater Govanhill area, that will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values. The Skills & Development Coordinator, will focus on improving the life chances of the service users by achieving the outcomes of:

  • Better physical, mental and emotional wellbeing for children and young people.
  • Better connections with the wider community for children and young people.

We are looking for someone who is inspired to make a difference to others and the local community. Candidates should be passionate about sharing their skills and teaching children and young people how to cycle and maintain their bikes.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering youth or community activity programmes.

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This vacancy has now closed

Skills & Development Practitioner (New Scots)

  • Part time
  • £19,831 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th April 2021

Bike for Good is seeking an experienced Skills & Development Practitioner to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a project of cycling activities and volunteer development opportunities specifically for New Scots (asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants with NRPF) living in Glasgow and the surrounding areas. This will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values. The Coordinator will focus on improving the life chances of the service users by achieving the outcomes of:

  1. Reduced isolation of participants through the provision of regular social activities in a welcoming community environment.
  2. Improved physical health of participants through bicycle access and group physical activity.
  3. Improved mental health of participants through the provision of learning opportunities, worthwhile activities to fill their time, and the creation of a community of like-minded individuals.
  4. Improved motivation and future prospects of participants through access to practical and vocational training and qualifications, as well as the development of soft skills such as communication and teamwork.

We are looking for someone who is inspired to make a difference to others and the local community. Candidates should be passionate about increasing the number of people who choose to cycle as their main mode of travel and raising awareness of the benefits of cycling. Candidates should be inspired to share their skills with the New Scots community, and in supporting participants to develop their own pathways for learning.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering community cycling activities and will be from, or have worked with, the New Scots community.

A two year contract is available thank you to funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Skills & Development Coordinator (New Scots)

  • Part time
  • £23,288 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th April 2021

Bike for Good is seeking an experienced Skills & Development Coordinator to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!

The ability to manage and oversee the development of the project is essential as is the ability to support, mentor and champion people who are new to Glasgow.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a project of cycling activities and volunteer development opportunities specifically for New Scots (asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants with NRPF) living in Glasgow and the surrounding areas. This will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values. The Coordinator will focus on improving the life chances of the service users by achieving the outcomes of:

  1. Reduced isolation of participants through the provision of regular social activities in a welcoming community environment.
  2. Improved physical health of participants through bicycle access and group physical activity.
  3. Improved mental health of participants through the provision of learning opportunities, worthwhile activities to fill their time, and the creation of a community of like-minded individuals.
  4. Improved motivation and future prospects of participants through access to practical and vocational training and qualifications, as well as the development of soft skills such as communication and teamwork.

We are looking for someone who is inspired to make a difference to others and the local community. Candidates should be passionate about increasing the number of people who choose to cycle as their main mode of travel and raising awareness of the benefits of cycling.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in community development and project management and will be from, or have worked with, the New Scots community.

A two year contract is available thank you to funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.

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This vacancy has now closed

Health and Wellbeing Cycling Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £19,831
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th May 2021

Bike for Good is seeking an experienced Health and Wellbeing Cycling Practitioner to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering our social prescribing for cycling programme in partnership with Alliance Scotland and their network of Community Links Practitioners. This will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values. The Practitioner will focus on improving the health and wellbeing of the service users by achieving the following outcomes:

  1. Reduced isolation of participants through the provision of regular 1:1 cycling sessions in a welcoming community environment.
  2. Improved physical health of participants through bicycle access and led rides around the city that increase in length week on week.
  3. Improved mental health of participants through the provision of health improvement cycling sessions that show them new green spaces in the city and how to connect up local services by bike
  4. Improved confidence of participants through weekly cycle training sessions that work on building their skills.

We are looking for someone who is inspired to make a difference to others and the local community. Candidates should be passionate about increasing the number of people who choose to cycle as their main mode of travel and raising awareness of the benefits of cycling. Candidates should be inspired to share their skills with service users of the community links programme in order to improve their quality of life.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering community cycling activities and will have experience of working with vulnerable adults.

A one year contract is available thanks to funding from the Smarter Choices Smarter Places (SCSP) Open Fun, distributed by Paths for All.

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