Charity registered in Scotland SC037680
YouthBorders supports the network of youth groups and non-uniformed clubs across the Scottish Borders region and offers benefits, including training, insurance, strategic representation and support for youth work organisations. Our over-arching aim is to support the delivery of good quality youth work in the Scottish Borders
YouthBorders is the network of voluntary and community-based youth organisations in the Scottish Borders, supporting and promoting good quality youth work.
YouthBorders is growing our team to respond to increased demand for our support; and following sustained membership growth over the past 2 years. We are recruiting flexibly for staff to join us to further our Membership and Networks support. This opportunity is available as 1 post of 28 hours/week; or could be split in to two positions, one of 17.5 hours and one of 10.5 hours per week.
Successful applicants will be motivated and driven, with a commitment and passion to strengthening communities. You will be membership focused and deliver outputs and achieve outcomes which advances the relationship between YouthBorders and our members. You will support our aim of improving young people’s lives through quality youth work.
You will work alongside our Senior Membership Development Officer to fulfil the organisation’s requirements for membership support, development and growth. You will establish and support a Voluntary and Community Services Network which engages with third sector organisations (specifically those providing emotional health and wellbeing support to young adults aged 16-25) to further collaboration, partnership, and to amplify the voice of organisations and their service users.
Pre-employment Checks: PVG and Satisfactory References
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join YouthBorders as a Youth Development Worker. Working with our partners (Scottish Borders Council and Volunteer Centre Borders) the postholder will deliver and advance the Scottish Borders Inspire Awards Project. The Scottish Borders Inspire Awards recognises and celebrates the positive impact and outstanding contributions of young people in the Scottish Borders through volunteering, community activism, and social action.
Objectives of the Role:
The postholder must have a minimum of 2 years' experience of working with young people in a professional, community or education setting and be educated to SCQF Level 6 or above in Youth Work or relevant related field. This post is subject to PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Disclosure.