This vacancy has now closed

Youth Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,732 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 4th February 2019

  • Advertised from 8th January 2019
  • 17.5 hours. Temporary until Jan 2021.


Active Communities passionately believe in the power of sport and physical activity as a way of connecting young people to their communities and opening doors for them to access wider support and personal development opportunities. The post holder will develop physical activity, sport and health and wellbeing opportunities in the communities of Foxbar, Johnstone and Ferguslie Park to create positive individual and community change.

This role will involve working with organisational partners and young people in order to create new opportunities or further implement existing ones.

Active Communities has been funded by the Spirit of 2012, Robertson Trust, Sport Scotland and Scottish Government Changing Lives Through Sport and Physical Activity collaboration to deliver an exciting new community-based programme in Renfrewshire in partnership with Who Cares? Scotland. The project will be called ‘Care 2 B Active’ and will benefit care experienced children and young people.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date: 4th February 2019 5pm

Interview dates: 14th/15th February.