Scottish Sports Futures
Scottish Sports Futures

Charity registered in Scotland SC034085

Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) is a Glasgow based charity delivering “Sport for Change” programmes to disadvantaged young people across Scotland. 


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SSF Education Through CashBack Tutor

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,502 – £25,830
  • Flexible, working from home initially. Travel throughout Scotland and to SSF’s Glasgow office base will be required
  • Closing 19th April 2021

Background

Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

The Role

SSF Education Through CashBack Tutors are responsible for the ongoing design and delivery of our training and accreditation offer. Working closely with the Training and Accreditation team, they will play a critical role educating young people and practitioners across the sport and physical activity sector.

ETC Tutors are responsible for delivering high quality training and accreditation that contribute to our strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing, and Strengthening Communities.

The Education Through CashBack (ETC) is an SSF training programme, combining youth work and sport to enhance knowledge of the ‘Sport for Change’ approach. ETC is a delivered throughout Scotland, providing accessible accreditation for young people, as well as upskilling practitioners to work with young people at risk.

The ETC Tutor will be responsible for the design and delivery of ETC courses for young people and practitioners. They will work in collaboration with key partners, including sportscotland, SAMH, and Scottish governing bodies for sport, to implement the ETC programme. They will also support us to grow our social enterprise model by identifying new relationships and securing bookings. Tutors are the face of our ETC programme and will work directly with clients from bookings through to delivery. They will also have some responsibility for monitoring and evaluation to continue to achieve high standards.

This post will have a national remit and will involve regular travel across Scotland, as well as evening and weekend work. The tutor will deliver a blend of online and face-to-face training.

SSF, in carrying out its functions as a “sport for change” charity delivering programmes to young people across Scotland, is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, and to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against in the planning and delivery of any activities.

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SSF Training and Accreditation Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,502 – £25,830
  • Glasgow, working from home initially
  • Closing 19th April 2021

Background

Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

The Role

SSF Coordinators are responsible for the ongoing coordination of service delivery in either a designated geographic location or for a specific programme or project. They will act as a critical conduit between strategy and delivery and will work in collaboration with key partners across the SSF delivery network.

SSF coordinators have responsibility for achieving strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing and Strengthening Communities.

The Education Through CashBack (ETC) is an SSF training programme, combining youth work and sport to enhance knowledge of the ‘Sport for Change’ approach. ETC is a delivered throughout Scotland, providing accessible accreditation for young people, as well as upskilling practitioners to work with young people at risk.

The Training and Accreditation Coordinator will have overall responsibility for the coordination of the ETC programme. They will be responsible for establishing and maintaining key relationships with partners, and for the ongoing development and evaluation of the ETC programme.

The Training and Accreditation Coordinator will have line management responsibility for Training and Accreditation Administrator(s) and our Education Through CashBack Tutors.

This post will have a national remit and will involve regular travel across Scotland, as well as evening and weekend work.

SSF, in carrying out its functions as a “sport for change” charity delivering programmes to young people across Scotland, is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, and to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against in the planning and delivery of any activities.

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Enterprise Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £26,828 – £32,537
  • Working from home initially, flexible thereafter. Travel to SSF’s Glasgow office base will be required.
  • Closing 4th May 2021

Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

Responding to the immediate challenges of the current pandemic has meant that SSF has had to adapt and adjust how we work. Moving forward, more emphasis will be placed on the areas of marketing, enterprise development, and alignment of these business priorities. This new enterprise development role will be focused on building relationships digitally and face-to-face to grow our customer base.

The role

The Enterprise Development Manager will have responsibility for leading the development and implementation of new trading activities for the organisation. The successful candidate will play a key role in the diversification of funding streams across the organisation, leading and supporting the successful development of trading enterprise for the charity. This is a front facing role and you will be required to develop and nurture strategic partnerships and work closely with partners to generate unrestricted income.

This work will involve close collaboration with the public, private, and third sectors. We are looking for someone with an understanding and experience of working across sectors, establishing relationships, and taking an innovative approach to income generation.

You will work with staff, board members, volunteers, and partners to create a viable, vibrant, and valued enterprise development strategy that serves our purpose.

This role will support and promote SSF’s strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing, and Strengthening Communities.

Main duties:

· Increase trading income – taking existing products to new markets and working with the Senior Team to develop new products for existing markets

· Lead on developing relationships, this is a key front facing role

· Identify and follow up key prospects to buy SSF products

· Establish and cultivate potential partnerships: third sector, public, corporate and sponsorship opportunities

· Relationship management utilising CRM system

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SSF Youth Development Coordinator (Mental Health)

  • Full time
  • £21,502 – £25,830
  • Glasgow, working from home initially.
  • Closing 24th May 2021

Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

The Role

SSF Coordinators are responsible for the ongoing coordination of service delivery in either a designated geographic location or for a specific programme or project. They will act as a critical conduit between strategy and delivery and be responsible for the recruitment and retention of sessional delivery staff and volunteers.

SSF coordinators have responsibility for achieving strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing and Strengthening Communities.

This role has a national remit and will involve regular travel across Scotland as well as regular evening and weekend work.

The Youth Development Coordinator will have a focus on Mental Health and Wellbeing and will work in close partnership with SSF strategic partners Scottish Association of Mental Health (SAMH).

SSF, in carrying out its functions as a “sport for change” charity delivering programmes to young people across Scotland, is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, and to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against in the planning and delivery of any activities.

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SSF Youth Development Coordinator (Stirling)

  • Full time
  • £22,582 – £27,082
  • Stirling
  • Closing 21st June 2021

Background

Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

The Role

SSF Coordinators are responsible for the ongoing coordination of service delivery in either a designated geographic location or for a specific programme or project. They will act as a critical conduit between strategy and delivery and be responsible for the recruitment and retention of sessional delivery staff and volunteers.

SSF coordinators have responsibility for achieving strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing and Strengthening Communities.

There will also be requirement to work as a team, across programmes and work across geographic locations and programmes as specified by line manager.

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Executive Assistant to the Senior Leadership Team

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,611 – £27,082
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd August 2021

Background

Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

The Role

The Executive Assistant is a new role for SSF, and will provide expert level administrative support to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). The successful candidate will have responsibility for:

· Proactively managing the administrative requirements of the SLT

· Providing administrative support to key areas of the business, including finance and HR

· Supporting IT systems and processes, acting as a first point contact for staff and liaising with SSF’s external IT company and suppliers

· Providing secretarial support for meetings of the SLT, Board and its sub-committees

· Ensuring organisational systems, processes, policies, and procedures are effectively maintained, reviewed, and adhered to

· Acting as the main point of contact for office suppliers

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