Awaz - The Voice of the Community
Awaz - The Voice of the Community

Charity registered in Scotland SC045589

AWAZ FM is a voluntary non-profit organisation originally founded in 1996, Awaz FM first came on air in 1997 as a small community radio service broadcasting on Restricted Services Licence to deliver a radio service for the asian community. In 2014 Awaz FM set up a separate charity arm called Awaz- The voice of the community The organisation was able to get funding from Climate Challenge Fund to set up Community Swap Shop. The idea was to give an opportunity where members of South Asian communities can reduce their Co2 emission by reducing the amount of clothing and cds going to landfills.

Current vacancies

Springboard Youth Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £19,500 pro-rata
  • Awaz FM 64 Darnley Street, Glasgow, G41 2SE
  • Closing 14th April 2021

Springboard will work with Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) young people including refugees/asylum seekers, aged 16-25, experiencing homelessness or insecure housing and with BME young offenders/ ex-offenders / those at risk of offending.

The aim is to provide a safe nurturing space and supports that can enable young people to develop and achieve their potential, reaching positive destinations such as a stable home, college or employment.

Group activities will help overcome isolation, build skills and confidence and promote health and wellbeing - to include music, photography, film, fun English language learning, in accordance with the young people’s needs/interests.

Young people will receive 1:1 mentoring and coaching support as and when needed. Practical supports will include accompanying young people to appointments as required.

The role of the Development Worker is to support and empower young people from BME backgrounds to become active and valued members of society. To develop and deliver a high-quality service which provides groupwork activities and 1:1 individual, person-centred support empowering young people to overcome disadvantage and reach positive destinations. To ensure service outputs are delivered effectively and outcomes achieved.

Reports to: Project Manager

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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