Youth Development Lead (Partnerships & Volunteering) Education Focus

  • Full time
  • £20,300 – £25,100
  • Scotland (North-East, South-West, Glasgow)
  • Closing 22nd May 2022

  • Advertised from 10th May 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Salary dependent on your skills, knowledge and experience. Permanent and fixed-term roles available


Within our Partnerships and Volunteering Team, we currently have some exciting opportunities to join our Teams across Scotland!

The Partnerships & Volunteering team are responsible for providing quality indirect support to our many Schools, Colleges and Partners who deliver our Education Offer and Personal Development Programmes as well as supporting and developing a dedicated team of volunteers across Scotland. You will be responsible for managing relationships with various partners & volunteers, including Teachers, College staff as well as delivering training, organising events and managing data. You will get the opportunity to develop and introduce enrichment within the Programmes also.

This role is perfect for you if you are great with people and enjoy building relationships, with the occasional face to face delivery with Young People. If you have knowledge of the Education system or experience in working with and managing volunteers that would be a bonus, but not necessary.

We have opportunities available Scotland-Wide, including North-East Scotland, South-West Scotland and Glasgow.

If you are up for a challenge and working in a great team, we would love to hear from you! Your application will be a CV and a supporting statement. Your supporting statement must provide evidence of how you have acquired and applied each of the essential skills, knowledge and experience criteria and if possible, each of the desirable skills, knowledge and experience criteria, outlined in the job description, in current and previous roles, or other scenarios.

For more information, please click here for the job description.

Why we need Youth Development Leads:

Last year, we helped more than 70,000 young people, with three in four young people on our programmes, move into work, education or training.

The young people we help face a range of challenges, such as unemployment, mental health issues or some have been in trouble with the law. Our job is to inspire and support young people, to help them reach their potential so that they can thrive and society can prosper.

We believe all young people should have the chance to succeed, and that young people are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.

Perks for working at The Trust:

  • Great holiday package! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure the days between Christmas and New Year
  • Fantastic Family leave! Receive 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay for maternity and adoption leave. Receive 8 weeks full pay for paternity leave.
  • Flexible working! Where operationally possible, you can work hours to fit in with, school hours or care arrangements for example and you can also work from home.
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Benefits platform! Everything from health and financial wellbeing support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas
  • In-house learning platform! Develop your skills for your career and your role
  • The Trust will contribute 5% of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
  • You can volunteer for and/or attend events – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
  • Generous life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)

Application notes

To apply please visit our website

Here at The Prince's Trust, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be an organisation that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective. Our goal is to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and do the best work of their lives.

We’re a Stonewall Diversity Champion and we are an employer that is Disability Confident. Our staff, volunteers and young people are supported by PT CAN (our Cultural Awareness Network), PT GEN (Gender Equality Network), PT DAWN (Disability & Wellbeing Network) and Pulse (LGBT Network). For more information, click here.

The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of this commitment, we undertake basic disclosure checks in accordance with the Codes of Practice for all roles within the Trust, and for our roles working directly with young people, at an enhanced level. Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude applicants.


We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we need a helping hand. We'll be in touch directly if we need you!

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