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Youth Development Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,582 – £27,082
  • Fife
  • Closing 25th October 2021

  • Advertised from 6th October 2021
  • Full Time (35 hours per week). Contract: 1-year Fixed term contract, with possibility of extension.



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.

Application notes

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.

A full job description, person specification, and application form can be downloaded from the Vacancies page of our website at:

Please provide your application form to demonstrate how you meet the person specification, highlighting the relevance of your skills and experience and suitability for the post. Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

For further information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Jason Thomson – / 07598 580 515

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form to:

Please include ‘Youth Development Coordinator (Fife)’ in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is Monday 25th October 9am.

If selected for interview, these are scheduled remotely on the 4th November.