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Youth Work Co ordinator

  • Part time
  • £24,570 pro-rata
  • Coupar Angus
  • Closing 19th July 2019

  • Advertised from 7th May 2019
  • 20 hours/week. 12 months with potential for extension.


We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative, self-motivated individual to take the lead in our Youth Work Team in Coupar Angus. The Youth Work Coordinator will be responsible for developing and delivering a youth work programme of drop in sessions, activities and events for young people aged 9-25 years for Coupar Angus Youth Activities Group (CAYAG).

CAYAG is an established youth work charity based in the rural town of Coupar Angus with a track record of delivering personal, social and educational opportunities for local young people to help increase confidence, gain skills and achieve their potential. As a partner organisation in the East Perthshire Youth Alliance we also deliver an accredited voluntary awards programme for young people.

Working closely with our 2 partner organisations (Strathmore Centre for Youth Development and Alyth Youth Partnership) as well as other community groups and organisations the post-holder will be expected to maintain and develop links involving young people with their wider community.

We are looking for someone with a proven record of leadership, directly engaging with young people and the ability to deal with challenging behaviours. Strong written and oral skills are essential as monitoring and evaluation is necessary for measuring outcomes and impact.

Application notes

For further information on this post please contact Jamie McLennan, EPYA Coordinator.

Completed application forms to be returned to by Friday 19th July 2019.

Interviews will be held week beginning 29th July 2019.