Equal Futures
Equal Futures

Charity registered in Scotland SC033799

We are an organisation set up by a group of parents with a family member who has a learning disability. The objective of Equal Futures is to reduce loneliness and isolation for people with disabilities by building Circles of Friendship.  This model develops real relationships and a close network of people committed to help the person with disabilities lead a life which is more meaningful and richer in experience.

Current vacancies

Project Coordinators - Glasgow & Ayrshire

  • Full time
  • up to £26,742
  • Glasgow & Ayrshire
  • Closing 14th June 2021

What we do

Equal Futures works to improve social inclusion for adults with learning disabilities or autism. We match each person with a volunteer who shares their interests. The initial focus is on befriending and identifying activities to do in community settings; ideally welcoming places where friendships can be made. We also organise our own events and activities so that individuals, volunteers, and families can meet together.

Job purpose

To build inclusive communities through matching volunteers with people with a learning disability. This will be achieved by building robust partnerships with statutory and third sector bodies to reach out to individuals who are lonely or socially isolated. A key to success in the role is having an imaginative and thoughtful approach to finding volunteers who can make an extraordinary impact on people’s lives. The successful candidate will have opportunities to shape and develop the project to make a positive and sustainable difference.